Starting Thursday, I've seen 500 poets read and 500 small presses. Well, something like that, these are the poets I saw in action:
Melissa Christine Goodrum
and in a panel on race and experimental poetry:
Thanks to Boog City for pulling together a great small bookfair, readings, panels, etc. Thanks to those who crashed at our place and slept on air mattresses and couches. Also, thanks to those who came to my reading. I took some photos:
So, I'll show you the cool journals, books, and chapbooks I picked up over the weekend very soon.
I also watched Blood of Beasts on Saturday:
I really like the reviews on netflix:
"My husband and I rented this film, watched it, and it was awful. just terrible. We don't know why we put it in the player a second time. We can't explain why we watched the movie 4 times in that first 4 days of renting it. I can't explain why we can't seem to get enough of this horrible movie. I now own the film, and have given copies as gifts to my medievalist larper and gamer friends. We love this awful film."
"This movie would more aptly be called 'Curse of the Beast', since there was only one beast and he was cursed by Viking God Oden. The movie is basically a retelling of the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast, though many of the scenes are slow and the acting strained at times. Still, I gave it 3 stars because I like stories of Medieval and Norse lore and because it loosly follows the Beauty and the Beast storyline, appealing to the hopeless-romantic in us all."
"If I hadn't been playing World of Warcraft at the same time as watching this there is no way I would have been able to make it through to the end. I found it to be quite bad."
Typo 12 is out. Starring such poets as:
JENNIFER H. FORTIN
Also, the fall issue of Blazevox is up. Check out poems by Paige Taggart, I especially like the one titled "there’s a cable car leading to my face."http://www.blogger.com/img/gl.photo.gif
Jess Mynes' chapbook, If and When, just came out from Katalanché Press. I suggest you buy a copy:
I can't help but think you're really kickin'.