Brave New Waves
Host: Patti Schmidt, CBC Radio 2, Thursday April 3, 2003.
Q. “Where did you grow up for real?” (3:11)
Q. “What was the first piece you wrote?” (2:07)
Q. “What Liz Phair novel?” (1:20)
Q. “The Frank Black essay was a pamphlet?” (1:36)
Q. “What postering projects?” (8:47)
Joey Sweeney, Philadelphia Weekly, November 13, 2002.
“I am old and creaky and do not like to stand for long periods without my walker or the arm of a pretty nurse to lean upon.”
Mimi Zeiger, Loud Paper, Volume 4, Number 3.
“I was listening to Sonic Youth and I was wondering how to bring fuzz into storytelling.”
Mike Miliard, Boston Phoenix, October 31-November 7, 2002.
“Design plays a huge element in how you apprehend a particular piece.”
Jake Brown, Glorious Noise, November 19, 2001.
“No character is able to appreciate what a novelist puts him or her through in a book, I suppose.”
Steven Jenkins, Detour Magazine, September 1998
“You could write a novel about revolution just from those few seconds of music.”
Elana Roston, New Times Los Angeles, May 4-10, 2000
“There are certain stories not being told, and ways of telling them that aren’t being used.”
Pamela Polston, Seven Days, April 19 2000
“When you have the distribution that gets you into libraries, that’s it.”
Metroland, April 6-12, 2000.
“Boy Island is the same thing I was doing with the postering—experimenting with broken-up narratives and layers of disguise between the narrator and the reader.”
DIW 2.1, Spring 2000.
“I am perversely fascinated by tabloid celebrities, creatures invented behind-the-curtains by publishers and publicists, with help from paparazzi and gossip ne’er-do-wells.”
Jennifer Pryzybylski, The Metropolitan, January 18, 1999.
“All this stuff is so stupid, like arguing, ‘Hey, didn’t tinfoil used to be thicker?’”
Margit Detweiler, Philadelphia City Paper, December 17-24, 1998.
“I found that I hate classrooms and I bristle when someone says there are rules.”
Donald Anderson, The Space Age Bachelor, January, 1997, Issue 8.
“The spectator has become indistinguishable from the artist.”
Neil Gladstone, Philadelphia City Paper, December 12-18, 1996.
“I just hate when pantheons are created or when anything gets excluded.”