Day: June 9, 2005

Dave Chappelle: Def Poet

Dave Chapelle is going to be appearing on the premiere of Def Poetry Jam tomorrow night on HBO.

I’m not sure if I see Dave Chapelle as a poet, and in the past I’ve been known to complain about comedians muscling in on the spoken-word scene (mainly because poetry audiences … Read the rest

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Literary Lost and Found

When you’re in grade school the “lost and found” is usually a well-worn cardboard box filled with mittens, lunchboxes and retainers carelessly left behind. But the literary lost and found is a never-ending bounty of wild discoveries. Let’s take a peek and see what’s in this week’s collection:

A set … Read the rest

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