Gloria and Ralph discuss the popularity of Jordan Peterson and motivational youtubers and how their ideologies relate to punishment and desire. Michel Foucault's 'Friendship as a Way of Life' also gets a massive shout-out.
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Gloria talks to her friend Calum Gardner, poet, editor, critic, teacher. We cover 'ss' sounds, teaching literature, the existence of magic (in poetry and elsewhere),the politics of editing, tentacles and psychoanalysis. The poem referred to at the start is Laurel Uziell's 'The amount of brain in the bone'. Other books referred to/read are CA Conrad's 'While Standing in Line for Death' and Nuar Alsadir's 'Fourth Person Singular'.
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Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Thursday, 24 August 2017
Saturday, 5 August 2017
In this special edition of Gone Clear, Ralph Pritchard and Gloria Dawson read out two pieces of writing, one by June Jordan, the other by Hélène Cixous, and think about how art and politics engage with death and are informed by the dead. Discussion begins at approx 20mins.
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