Angelo shares how, from a young age, books have provided him an escape from the pressures of his own life and how reflecting on the stories of different characters has taught him to apply perspective to personal situations. 1st Person is presented by Urban Outfitters. Music featured in this episode: “Avocado Surprise” by Mo Douglas
A list of fiction novels about music or written by musicians—books by Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, Jimmy Buffett and more.
A book list of bios, memoirs, oral histories and more from all genres that every music lover needs to read.
In Part II, Adam and John Dolan discuss changes from the original ‘Illiad,’ how academia tends to omit violence and other fun stuff from classic texts, and what John has been up to over the years. 
If the history of America is the story of organized crime, how should we view immigration?
In Part II, Lawrence Kelter gives us inside information about My Cousin Vinny, including conversations with Ralph Macchio and the movie’s producer Dale Launer.
Lawrence Kelter joins the show to discuss writing the novel Back to Brooklyn, the sequel to the 1992 movie My Cousin Vinny starring Joe Pesci and Marisa Tomei.