Episode 357: Joe Meno

July 2, 2012 · Print This Article

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This week: Novelist Joe Meno!

 

Joe Meno is a fiction writer and playwright who lives in Chicago. A winner of the Nelson Algren Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize, a Great Lakes Book Award, and a finalist for the Story Prize, he is the author of five novels, The Great Perhaps, The Boy Detective Fails, Hairstyles of the Damned, How the Hula Girl Sings, and Tender as Hellfire. His short story collections are Bluebirds Used to Croon in the Choir and Demons in the Spring. His short fiction has been published in the likes of McSweeney’s, One Story, Swink, LIT, TriQuarterly, Other Voices, Gulf Coast, and broadcast on NPR. He was a contributing editor to Punk Planet, the seminal underground arts and politics magazine. His non-fiction has appeared in The New York Times and Chicago Magazine.

Episode 356: Daniel Tucker

June 25, 2012 · Print This Article

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This week: Artist, founding member of Area Chicago, singer Daniel Tucker.
Also, after the show Duncan tries his hand at announcing top 40 radio.

Episode 355: Ken Fandell and Christy Matson

June 18, 2012 · Print This Article

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This week: Ken Fandell and Christy Matson! Introduced by Duncan and Hologram Richard.

Episode 354: Shawn Smith and Shawnimals!

June 12, 2012 · Print This Article

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This week: Shawn Smith, my hero. An artist who makes a living, is clearly having a good time, and is a damn nice guy. Along with his talented team he produces all things Shawnimals. I secretly long to live in Ninjatown. Also, I am now under contract to play Feroshi in the feature film. Coppola is directing.

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Episode 353: Jenni Sorkin

June 4, 2012 · Print This Article

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This week: Jenni Sorkin! Also, we talk with the fine folks at Expo Chicago.