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English is a remarkable language. It's an incredibly flexible, rich, diverse, beautifully fluid language that’s been influenced by many other langu...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2017
  • Length: 21:12
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I didn...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates and their deeds become legend. Blackbeard, Lester’s personal favorite, did this thing with canon fuses, or so the legend goes. Just as h...

  • Added: Aug 11, 2016
  • Length: 26:15

  • Added: Aug 03, 2016
  • Length: 24:46
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston was the pirate of Shockoe Bottom. He was a minor Beat poet, a questionable inventor, a man who avoided work at all costs. He had ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
Caption: Lester Blackiston
This is the story of a dead man. He gave up the ghost a few years ago. And some who knew him might say he never had a ghost to give up in the first...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2016
  • Length: 26:09
Caption: Quiddity International Literary Journal and Public-Radio Program
An interview with MMA fighter and poet Carlo Matos, plus work from issue 7.1

  • Added: May 08, 2014
  • Length: 17:17
Caption: Prison Poetry Workshop
Sit in any prison classroom or recreation room and ask: How many writers are in the room? How many people are writing rhymes or poems? Carefully-fo...

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  • Added: Jan 18, 2014
  • Length: 13:53
  • Purchases: 4
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Emily St. John Mandel, author of The Lola Quartet, talks about her unique upbringing, moving to New York with no money, and whether social media he...

  • Added: Feb 17, 2013
  • Length: 47:08