Cate Gable on Police Poetry

Cate Gable on Police Poetry

SPLAB’s own Cate Gable, intrepid columnist for the Chinook Observer, observes the (ahem) “poetry” of the Minneapolis Police in the Derek Chauvin case: There are several literary devices at play here. Let’s start with understatement. “To note” is an...

Two More Gigs for Habib from Morocco

El Habib Louai is charming the people of Seattle who see his almost constant smile, hear his translations of Ginsberg into Arabic and enjoy his energetic and deeply perceptive look at USAmerican culture during his first visit to this country. He has two more...

1st Thought, Best Thought and other Interview Gems

How does one communicate the essence of three decades of conducting interviews? I have had to do that, and quick, as a grant deadline is approaching and I save the worst of the grant writing process for last. I decided on a medley of some of the moments in those last...

SPLAB Video

Greg Bem passed along Amy Billharz video of the June 3, 2012, Ginsberg Marathon sunrise Howl reading, or at least a montage from that drunken, bleary-eyed Cuban cigar smoke-filled morning: www.vimeo.com/43453437 AG Marathon photos here. And thanks to Rodney Herold, I...