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.
Cat English has written four novels, with the first about to release for general sales in February. This first book, “Briefly Yours”, is a very graphic biography of the life story of a call girl in Manchester who uses a lot of her profits to run a cat rescue organization. This interview is NSFW and very frank in discussions around descriptions of sex, brothels, and how people mistreat animals – with a hopeful note on what anyone can do to help TNR feral cats. … Continue…Episode 134 – Interview with Cat English
Yes, indeed friends, welcome to Season 2. This is episode Triple-X, and it would be wrong not to honor that numeral designation with a talk about sex. There’s an ocean of possible targets here, so we’ve narrowed our focus how we and some of our favorite authors use sex to advance plot. … Continue…Episode 30 – Not Safe For Work