Malarkey Public Radio
Painful Dick Stories

Painful Dick Stories

May 24, 2020

Jason, Alan, and Travis open up about some painful experiences in their lives. Plus some recommended reading and a book giveaway.

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Edward Abbey’s White Claw

Edward Abbey’s White Claw

May 17, 2020

The Malarkey Boys talking with John Yohe, writer, teacher, fire lookout, and fiction editor for Deep Wild Journal

Without Baseball There Is Only Spite and Confusion

Without Baseball There Is Only Spite and Confusion

May 11, 2020

After a bit of a hiatus, Malarkey Public Radio is back with Travis and Alan talking to the great Monica Wang and the equally great Yousef Allouzi. It's a fun one, that's all the description you really need.

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Indecisive and Hobbled by Grief

Indecisive and Hobbled by Grief

February 27, 2020

It's Travis and Alan. We remember Charles Portis and read highlights from Michael Bloomberg's zine.

The Time Traveler’s Wife Guy

The Time Traveler’s Wife Guy

February 3, 2020

MPR is back and in this episode Travis and Alan talk to a couple writer/editors about running litmags and being mad at scammers. Hannah Grieco is a writer and the editor of a new litmag called Porcupine Literary. Michelle Carrigan is a writer and the editor of Taco Bell Quarterly. Soundtrack by Wall of Voodoo, Travis, and Les Hurlements d'Leo.

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Going for the Money

Going for the Money

January 29, 2020

TJ Butler reads "The Well Man" and Alan talks money and litmags with Steven Genise of Cascadia Magazine.

Speaking of money, we have a patreon.

Soundtrack by Wall of Voodoo and Frank Zappa . . .

Popular Podcast w/ Sharp Title

Popular Podcast w/ Sharp Title

January 23, 2020

Talking to poet upfromsumdirt about love, publishing, politics, and his excellent new collection, Deifying a Total Darkness, out now from Harry Tankoos Books.

Follow @upfromsumdirt on Twitter or find him online at upfromsumdirt.com.

As ever, listeners can keep this podcast going by supporting the MPR Patreon. Soundtrack provided by The Minutemen and Bad Brains.

You Have to Make Your Own Alternatives to Climb

You Have to Make Your Own Alternatives to Climb

January 9, 2020

Travis and Alan talk to Zac Smith, author of 50 Barn Poems, about barns, poetry, indie lit, and finding time to write. And Timothy Boudreau reads his story "Little Sister, Why Haven't We Heard from You?"

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Good at Words

Good at Words

December 19, 2019

Jason and Alan talk anti-presses with Mathilda Cullen and Joseph Rathgeber, the geniuses behind marlskarx and Radical Paper Press. Follow @mathildork and @stolenpaper on twitter. And of course if you like the podcast here's how you can help keep it going: https://www.patreon.com/malarkeypublicradio.

Outnumbered by Poets

Outnumbered by Poets

December 4, 2019

Travis and Alan talk to poets Kyla Houbolt and Stuart Buck about their books. Kyla and Stu read some poems and we yell at the Paris Review and fight about Evelyn Waugh. Plus tips for parents who forget to move the elf on the shelf while the kids are sleeping. For those of you who are on Twitter, please follow @luaz_poet and @stuartmbuck. And you know if you like this podcast you can show us some love on patreon.