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Jamming Their Transmission

Arts & Culture Podcasts

Talk show featuring innovative artists, writers, musicians, and more in conversation with John Madera.

Talk show featuring innovative artists, writers, musicians, and more in conversation with John Madera.

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United States

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Talk show featuring innovative artists, writers, musicians, and more in conversation with John Madera.

Twitter:

@BigOtherMag

Language:

English


Episodes

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 19: Conversation with Jasmine Syedullah

7/3/2020
Today’s episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with Professor Jasmine Syedullah, black feminist political theorist of abolition. Among the things discussed: system racism, the origins of modern policing, the current nationwide of protests against police brutality, the ways policing as an institution reinforces race and class inequalities by design, police and […]

Duration:01:13:08

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 18: Conversation with Richard D. Wolff

6/2/2020
Today’s episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with Professor Richard D. Wolff. Among the things discussed are capitalism, neoliberalism, socialism, Bernie Sanders, Trump, the two-party oligarchy/plutocracy, voting, democracy, and “disaster socialism.” Professor Richard D. Wolff is Professor of Economics Emeritus, University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he taught economics from 1973 to […]

Duration:01:19:49

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 17, Life During the Contagion, Pt. 4

5/28/2020
Today’s episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with writer Kurt Baumeister, writer/musician Matthew Binder, artist/musician Hieronymus Bogs, and musician Jeremiah Hosea sharing encouraging words and/or their thoughts about what gives them hope during the contagion. Listen to part one of this series, which features writers Carol Guess, Davis Schneiderman, and Tony […]

Duration:00:26:38

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 16, Life During the Contagion, Pt. 3

4/23/2020
This episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with great writers Robert Lopez, Joe Milazzo, and Angela Woodward about life during the contagion. Brendan Lorber also appears with a lyrical weather forecast. And Rikki Ducornet closes the show with a reading from Plotinus, her luminous current work-in-progress. Listen to part one of […]

Duration:00:41:08

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 15, Life During the Contagion, Pt. 2

4/7/2020
This episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with great writers Hillary Leftwich and Antonio Nadal about life during the contagion. Among the many things talked about are social distancing, lockdown, shelter in place, quarantine, and/or stay at home; about how their workplaces and modes of working, playing, living, etc., have been […]

Duration:00:39:58

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 14, Life During the Contagion, Pt. 1

4/3/2020
This episode features Big Other‘s editor John Madera in conversation with superb writers Carol Guess, Davis Schneiderman, and Tony Trigilio about life during the contagion. Among the many things talked about are social distancing, lockdown, shelter in place, quarantine, and stay at home; about how their workplaces and modes of working have been affected; […]

Duration:00:30:31

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 13: Norman Lock

7/26/2019
This episode features writer Norman Lock reading from and discussing his recently published Feast Day of the Cannibals. Among the many things we talk about are writing, literature, reading, books, questions, intertextuality, experimental fiction, history, fiction, historical fiction, research, Henry Melville, Moby Dick, unreliable narrators, sentences, teaching, the Brooklyn Bridge, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, […]

Duration:02:01:48

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 12: Eugene Lim

5/2/2019
This episode features writer Eugene Lim reading from and discussing his short fiction, his novel Dear Cyborgs, and his novel-in-progress. Among the many things we talk about are writing, literature, reading, books, editing, editors, libraries, librarians, experimental fiction, Jorge Luis Borges, publishing, Ellipsis Press, Third Space Theory, Renee Gladman, Miranda Mellis, Joanna Ruocco, Evelyn Hampton, […]

Duration:01:31:57

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 11, Not Going to AWP 2019, Pt. 4

3/30/2019
This episode features writers who are not attending the AWP Conference and Bookfair this year: Rose Hunter, Rebecca Entel, Paul Beckman, Davis Schneiderman, and Michael Martone. Rose Hunter is the author of glass, You As Poetry, [four paths], and to the river, and two chapbooks. Her writing also appears in the Australian Poetry Journal, the Malahat Review, the Los Angeles […]

Duration:00:24:06

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 10, Not Going to AWP 2019, Pt. 3

3/29/2019
This episode features writers who are not attending the AWP Conference and Bookfair this year: Roz Morris, Tony Trigilio, Valerie Nieman, Kallie Falandays, Seth Berg, and Michael A. Ferro. Roz Morris is the author of My Memories of a Future Life, Lifeform Three, Not Quite Lost: Travels Without A Sense of Direction, and the Nail […]

Duration:00:19:12

Jamming Their Transmission: Episode 9, Not Going to AWP 2019, Pt. 2

3/28/2019
Not going to AWP 2019? We've got you covered. This episode features Christina Milletti, Yvonne Conza, Joe Milazzo, Lynn Crawford, James Reich, and Karen Heuler.

Duration:00:27:29

Jamming Their Tranmission, Episode 8: Not Going to AWP 2019, Pt. 1

3/27/2019
This episode features writers who are not attending the AWP Conference and Bookfair this year: Brendan Lorber, Elizabeth Costello, Hillary Leftwich, Jesi Bender, Jessie Janeshek, Micah Zevin, and Michael Martone. Brendan Lorber is the author of If this is paradise why are we still driving? He’s also written several chapbooks, most recently Unfixed Elegy and Other Poems. […]

Duration:00:24:53

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 7: Robert Lopez

3/14/2019
This episode features writer Robert Lopez reading from and discussing A Better Class of People, a provocative satirical novel currently under consideration with agents, editors, and publishers. Among the many things we talk about are writing, literature, reading, books, comedy, satire, Sam Lipsyte, George Saunders, Get Out, Sorry to Bother You, politics, fascism, police brutality, […]

Duration:01:11:26

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 6: Rikki Ducornet

2/22/2019
Rikki Ducornet is a transdisciplinary artist, whose work is animated by an interest in nature, Eros, Abusive Authority, subversion, and the transcendent capacities of the Creative Imagination. A writer and painter, she is the author of many books, including The Fountains of Neptune, The Jade Cabinet, Phosphor in Dreamland, The Fan-Maker’s Inquisition, Gazelle, Netsuke, […]

Duration:00:41:53

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 5: Quintan Ana Wikswo

2/9/2019
Quintan Ana Wikswo‘s semi-autobiographical projects dwell within complex histories at the intersection of gender, disability, queerness, and race, with a special focus on human rights aftermath issues. Her artwork is deeply grounded in collaborative and coalition-based organizing principles, long-term project commitments, and intersectionality. Her books include The Hope of Floating Has Carried Us This Far and A Long […]

Duration:00:50:39

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 4: Dawn Raffel

1/23/2019
“Dawn Raffel’s most recent book, The Strange Case of Dr. Couney, was chosen as one of NPR’s best books of 2018. Previous books include a memoir, The Secret Life of Objects; a novel, Carrying the Body; and two story collections, Further Adventures in the Restless Universe and In the Year of Long Division. Her writing has been […]

Duration:00:41:47

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 3: Samuel R. Delany

1/16/2019
This episode features Samuel R. Delany reading “A Night in the Lonesome October,” an as-yet unpublished short fiction. We talk about this and about some of Delany’s recently published books: Voyage, Orestes, The Atheist in the Attic, and Letters from Amherst. Some other topics/people discussed: writing, technology, cities, Roger Zelazny, Joanna Russ, Thomas Disch, Henry James, […]

Duration:00:44:41

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 2: Debra Di Blasi

1/9/2019
This episode features Debra Di Blasi reading from and talking about Today Is the Day That Will Matter: An Oral History of the New America: #AlternativeFictions. Among the topics discussed: writing, social media, politics, language, truths, lies, fiction, death, sentences, syntax, semantics, nuance, memory, meaning, dogs, Trump, “anti-conclusions,” YouTube comment threads, Portugal, artistic appropriation, and…cicadas! […]

Duration:00:50:54

Jamming Their Transmission, Episode 1: William Lessard

1/3/2019
William Lessard has writing that has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney’s, American Poetry Review, Best American Experimental Writing, Hobart, Brooklyn Rail, Hyperallergic. His visual work has been featured at MoMA PS1. He is Poetry & Hybrids editor at Heavy Feather Review. With Mary Boo Anderson, he is editing the Brooklyn edition of the Dostoyevsky […]

Duration:00:30:44