episode 11: Michelle Tea and the end of the world

Michelle Tea joined us to talk about her latest book, Black Wave. We also touched on the tech industry, pant suits, trump pumpkins, overly official quotation marks, the honesty of third person p.o.v., protests, election rage, and writing the end of the world. Michelle F may have gushed on Black Wave a little. But come on, that book deserves it.

Books that get mentioned

The Outsiders – S.E. Hinton
Black Wave – Michelle Tea
Rose of No Man’s Land – Michelle Tea
Chelsea Trilogy Book Series – Michelle Tea
Dated Emcees – Chinaka Hodge
How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America – Kiese Laymon
The Quick and the Dead – Joy Williams
When the Sick Rule the World – Dodie Bellamy
The Buddha – Dodie Bellamy
I Love Dick – Kris Kraus
Aliens and Anorexia – Chris Kraus
The Argonauts – Maggie Nelson
Jane: A Murder – Maggie Nelson
The Red Parts – Maggie Nelson
Bluets – Maggie Nelson
The Art of Cruelty – Maggie Nelson
Cruddy – Linda Barry
How to Get Into the Twin Palms – Karolina Waclawiak
The Invaders – Karolina Waclawiak
The Orange Eats Creeps – Grace Krilanovich

Writers we discuss

Eileen Myles
James Baldwin

What we’re reading

Michelle Tea
Everyone is Watching – Megan Bradbury
White Girls – Hilton Als
When Watched Leopold Dean Coors
Gold Fame Citrus – Claire Vaye Watkins
Black Hole – Bucky Sinister

Isaac
The Miracle Girl – Andrew Roe

Michelle F
Eileen – Ottessa Moshfegh

 

 

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