posts tagged literature

1/15/17 // Jennifer Mueller – Creative Change

One of the nation’s leading psychologists asks why today’s corporate leaders desire but reject creative solutions -- and finds some surprising conclusions. | listen

1/8/17 // A Look Ahead to 2017 in Books

A look ahead at the books to keep an eye out for in 2017 | listen

11/27/16 // Julian Tepper: Ark

Rebecca Arkin is an attorney in Manhattan. She's grounded, driven, and successful. When a legal battle breaks out for control of the company, it falls to Rebecca to keep her family from collapsing, all while trying desperately to extricate herself from their grasp. Unfortunately, she’s also the… | listen

11/16/16 // Why We Still Enjoy Art By Assholes

Some artists might be total dicks, but we still go to their show and ‘ooh’ and ‘ah’ at their work. Why the hell do we still do that? BTRtoday explores! | read

11/6/16 // Week of 11/06/16

An in-depth look into Bob Dylan’s relationship with literature and the written word over the years in celebration of his recent achievement: The Nobel Prize in Literature. | listen

7/20/16 // Backroom Blues Spotlight Week of 07/20/16

Midweek on BTRToday and the Listening Booth is jammin’ with some summer surf inspired tracks by the Black Flamingos and The Everymen, upbeat alt via Brave Baby and Matt & Kim, and dreamy electronica with Japanese Breakfast and Blood Orange. Plus, hit up info and bands playing a trio of summer… | listen

5/14/16 // Week of 05/14/16

Another happy Saturday here at Garbage Garage! Today we’re starting off the show with a half hour of really good, relaxing, non-coffee-shop-esque folk. With bands like Mountain Man and S. Carey I think you’re really going to enjoy chilling out to it. And we’ve got a great mix of new and old… | listen

1/20/16 // Week of 01/20/16

Your midweek soundtrack on BTR starts with DJRePete. He’s spinning addictive, trippy alternative from Kelley Stoltz and Sunwolf, electronica crossover with High Highs and Line & Circle, and funk with Lettuce and Low Cut Connie. Plus, hit up a throwback by Irish-Indian mashup band Delhi 2… | listen

1/14/16 // Tools For Poetry

Unique poetic techniques and tools are revealed in this interview with Ellen Bass as she breaks down her poem, "What Did I Love?". | listen

1/13/16 // The Muse Of The Ordinary

Driving forces of poetry, such as small moments of every day life, are what Ellen Bass speaks upon as muses for her poetry. | listen

1/12/16 // Poetically Investigating Our World

Part 2 with Ellen Bass’s most recent book of poetry, Like a Beggar, and the way poetry can be a tool for investigation. | listen

12/5/15 // Public Poetry

How artists are enriching daily routines with literature. | read

8/3/15 // “Tropic of Cancer” by Laser Background

Laser Background, the hazy dream-pop brainchild of Philadelphia's Andy Molholt, plays around in that murky field of tape hiss and slow grooves. There's a playfulness here, falling somewhere in the fuzzy, psychedelic territory between the Beatles and Pavement, where pop melodies definitely rule, but… | watch

7/21/15 // Mix for 7/21/15

Tuesday on BTR is ready for you. 90-minutes of tunes are set to go with your host DJ Emily. | listen

7/18/15 // Week of 07/18/15

Everybody, stop the presses! It finally happened! We’re finally playing…straight up country on the Saturday show. Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later- BTR gives all kinds of music a fair shake. Plus, it’s only one song. And oh yeah, we’ve got a ton of other great stuff from… | listen

7/9/15 // Reading: Strangers Share Stories

Brandon Doman, founder of The Strangers Project, invites people to share their handwritten stories. He chats with BTR about the history of his project and how he wants to keep expanding it. | read

6/11/15 // BOTB: Lit Kicks

This week we are talking about literature with the author of the Internet's longest running lit blog: Literary Kicks. We cover the evolution of the written word, the social issues being discussed in today's literature, and which author's we should be paying more attention to. | read

6/11/15 // Lit Kicks

This week we are talking about literature with the author of the Internet's longest running lit blog: Literary Kicks. We cover the evolution of the written word, the social issues being discussed in today's literature, and which author's we should be paying more attention to. | listen

6/6/15 // Week of 06/06/15

Another not-quite-yet summer Saturday show. Except you wouldn’t know it by the amount of summery songs I have for you on the show today (and the amount of margaritas I’ve been drinking outside lately). Yes, it really feels like it’s summer, and we’re celebrating that on the show today. … | listen

5/26/15 // Reading: Celebrating Palahniuk

The Symphony Space in NYC celebrates the writings of best-selling author Chuck Palahniuk. Sarah Steele, Alex Hurt, and others read stories authored or appreciated by Palahniuk. | read

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