Guest host Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night walking along New York City’s Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes.
"Big Milk" by Dan Deacon; "Rollerdisco" by Black Moth Super Rainbow
When James Williamson took an early retirement offer from his job as a Vice President at Sony Electronics he went back to an earlier career that his bosses knew nothing about … and one James never expected to repeat. Back in the 1970s he was lead guitarist and songwriter for one of the most influential punk rock bands ever – Iggy and the Stooges. James has just returned from a world tour with the band and today is relishing the re-issue of an iconic album he and Iggy Pop recorded 35 years ago - Kill City. Also: two stories from listeners, a part of our "At Home" series.
Derrick Durr was laid off as one of Chicago’s violence interrupters earlier this year. He continues to do the work, without a paycheck. Recently, he coordinated a dinner for sixty young men in his neighborhood, many of them rivals.