Evil Genius Chronicles Podcast for February 11, 2009 – “Manufacturing Joy”

Here is the direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for February 11, 2009. I play a song from Amy Ray and another from 3canal; I talk about the dichotomy of thinking of oneself as a happy person but not actually being happy that much; I discuss Poppy Z. Brite’s Liquor books; about joining the […]

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We Are Not OK

Poppy Z. Brite has a list of reasons why, when her friends ask if she is OK, she says New Orleanians are not OK. Also on:

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Poppy Brite on New Orleans +5 months

Poppy Z. Brite lets rip a little of how she feels on the 5 month anniversary of Katrina landfall. Of course I am mad as hell: at the Army Corps of Engineers who lied to us, at the White House and Congress who want our resources but don’t want to pay for them, at our […]

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EGC Clambake for September 11, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for September 11, 2005. I talk about the “blame game” and how for some of us who live in potential hurricane paths, this is not a game but a basic question about whether we will be left to die in an emergency; […]

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Small Favor

Poppy checks in so that at least her friends and acquaintances all know she and Chris are in Mississippi, safe if not sound. They are without power, but things there are not as dire as at their actual home. Although they are both alive, their animals are almost certainly dead or soon to be. You […]

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