Tag Archives: punk rock

ENCORE Lost in the Stacks, Episode 267: Authors: Flannery O’Connor

Part 2 of AUTHORS

Guest: Monica Miller of Georgia Tech’s School of Literature, Media, and Communication.

First broadcast August 7 2015.

Playlist at http://www.wrek.org/?p=12577

“What are thinking of when you say ‘weird Georgia’?”

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 415: How To Write a Book II: Transformer

Guest: Ezra Furman

First broadcast March 1 2019.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2019/03/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-february-22nd-how-to-write-a-book-ii-transformer-episode-415/

Ambiguity is a major building block of queerness, and Lou Reed may be the most ambiguous rock star who ever lived.”

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Supercontext: Laura Jane Grace, Tranny

With a provocative book title, Laura Jane Grace is reclaiming a slur and repurposing it for her story of struggling with gender dysphoria and self-destructive behavior. Guest Alyson McManus helps us unpack this experience into something universal, with which we can all identify.

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Lost in the Stacks, Episode 356: Dischord Records is History

“Punk rock!”

First broadcast September 1 2017.

Playlist at https://www.wrek.org/2017/09/playlist-for-lost-in-the-stacks-from-friday-september-1st-dischord-records-is-history-episode-356/

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Supercontext: Uncle Barbecue: Kyle Kinane’s Confessionals

With the release of stand up comedian Kyle Kinane’s new album “Loose in Chicago,” we try to understand his process of mixing “scumbag stories” with contrarian confessions. And after a recent comedy show gone sour, we wonder what kind of etiquette to expect from live audiences.
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Supercontext: Flannery O’Connor’s “A Good Man Is Hard To Find”

“G.G. Allin could have been a Flannery O’Connor character.” Charlie & Chris discuss the murderous short story “A Good Man Is Hard To Find” and the difference between an author’s intent and a reader’s response. Why this isn’t considered a horror story? And is it punk rock?

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