The Poetry Question

Discovering the Relevance of Words

INTERVIEW (AUDIO): Killer Mike – On Not Being Afraid to Be Himself

    Killer Mike has been all over hip-hop news lately for his unwillingness to download the Jay Z Samsung App. His beef was far more with the need of … Continue reading

July 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

INTERVIEW: Laurie Halse Anderson, Author of Speak, Gives Voice to the Voiceless

Laurie Halse Anderson is the New York Times-bestselling author who writes for kids of all ages. Known for tackling tough subjects with humor and sensitivity, her work has earned numerous … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 5 Comments

The New Voice of The People…?

I know I’ve posted about this before, but since he’s about to be all over GQ Magazine, I figured I’d pose the question once again: Is 2chainz the new Bob … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 1 Comment

INTERVIEW: Harry Shearer, on SNL, The Simpsons, and Spinal Tap

Harry Shearer has been there, done that, and done it better than just about anyone else in show business. From Saturday Night Live to Spinal Tap, from The Jack Benny Show to The … Continue reading

May 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

The Daily Prompt – May 16th

Rules: Use the prompt in the way it’s intended (starting a sentence, the title of the piece, theme, etc) You may write in any format you see fit (fiction, non-fiction, … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 28 Comments

Does Poetry Have a Race?

Legendary Rapper Scarface had some pretty harsh statements for the world of hip-hop this morning: Scarface Says “Hip Hop Is White Now,” Blames Record Executives bit.ly/14cAZX5 — HipHopDX (@HipHopDX) April … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

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