Dr. Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr. has written a book on the fascinating topic of jazz, and the perspective of musicologists as their approach to studying black music history has changed through the years. His new book Who Hears Here? is a collection of essays that celebrates the history of jazz and performers through the ages, using the thoughtful lens of modern perspective on race, sexism, regionalism, and more. The contemporary era of black music inquiry is a thoughtful one that must examine implications of race, sex, politics, world history and movement, and sociology, and his essays on the topic as well as his approach are a delight. … Continue…Episode 166 – An Interview with Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.
Liz Williams is a British science fantasy writer, historian, and occultist. With a PhD in Epistemology and a fascination for occultism, her work ranges from science, pure fantasy, supernatural, and even into non-fiction historical survey of British paganism. We loved her “pantsing a bucket list” approach! Grab a latte and learn more! … Continue…Episode 108 – Interview with Liz Williams
Raven’s love of vampires came from a love of Bram Stoker combined with history, science, and even religion over the ages. She brings new ideas into the paranormal romance horror/adventure novels, with ideas about super effective bio systems rather than sparkles or magic. Raven’s historic exploration is something we need more of in our would-be ageless paramours. … Continue…Episode 67 – Interview with Raven Belasco
Liz (Squishy) Houchin wrote in via the Writers Drinking Coffee FB page asking about muses. John and Jeannie sound off on the topic of muses they’ve seduced and left sated in their wake. … Continue…Episode Fourteen – Those Tricksy Muses
Hello everyone, and welcome to Writers Drinking Coffee. This is a podcast based on writers sitting around, drinking coffee and/or occasionally wine, and talking about anything and everything. … Continue…Episode One – The Beginning