About

A bald man in a wrinkled shirt looks at the camera, holding a pair of headphones toward the photographer.
Charlie in the WREK air studio.

Charlie Bennett was born in New York, raised in Virginia, and moved to Atlanta to study at the Georgia Institute of Technology. After earning degrees in Economics and Science, Technology, and Culture (STAC), he stayed with the school and became an academic librarian at the Georgia Tech Library. He co-hosts the “one-and-only research-library rock’n’roll radio show” called Lost in the Stacks on WREK Atlanta, and produces the irreverent podcast Consilience With Pete and Charlie about the intersection of science and the humanities.

 

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4 thoughts on “About

  1. Everyone was talking at the reunion about where you were! You’ve been hiding in plain site it seems!!! Hope life is wonderful — would love to hear from you.

  2. Thought I’d say hello. Gladdens me to see you’re a dad. Imagine you’re a damn fine one.

    Any chance you have an opinion about Trans Am? Surrender to the Night delights me but The Surveillance is peaks & valleys. If there’s another solid album from ’em I’d appreciate you pointing the way. Somebody said they went dance so I’m kinda leery.

    Anyroad, take care. I’m thinking about the Catholics a lot these days.

    1. And hello back to you — I am delighted to be reminded of how often we thought of the Catholics. I hope you are well and happy.

      As for Trans Am, I have no opinion but now I have just now queued up Surrender to the Night and “Motr” is enticing for sure. I’m dancing a lot more these days so perhaps I’ll dig the later stuff more.

      1. Still crazy but no longer irrational, thanks. Been straightedge a couple years.

        Rough Justice & the titular track are the highlights, to me. R.J. doubtless because of Full On Night. Noise has always been a thing (cf. Earthbound, ‘Groon’; Merzdub, ‘Conqueror’). Not that I abjure dance or melody, merely that for all my love of ligne claire my aesthetic tends toward the crunchy.

        On that note, more or less, Money Mark had a brief interview seg on NPR’s Closer Look today. Studio hijinks, equipment hacks w/ the Beasties, etc. Short but you might like to listen.

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