On this episode of the Apology podcast, the writer Dennis Cooper talks about finding inspiration in the Jesus and Mary Chain, his teenage reading of the Marquis de Sade, his legendary punk literary fanzine Little Caesar, the kind of writing that crystal meth begets, and the George Miles cycle (a.k.a. his magnum opus).
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Jamieson Webster on Freud
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Eileen Myles on Pathetic Literature
1:00:57On this episode, Apology's first return guest, the poet Eileen Myles, talks with Jesse Pearson about Pathetic Literature (the recent anthology they edited), what is pathetic and what is not, their theyness, Moby-Dick, masculinity, and many different writers. Welcome back, Eileen!
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1:02:50On this episode of Apology, founder and editor Jesse Pearson speaks with the musician and author Jarvis Cocker about so many things including but not limited to: J.D. Salinger, Sheffield, his new book Good Pop Bad Pop, Harold Pinter, and so much more. Thanks for listening!