On this week’s episode of Secretly Timid, the cast sits down and chats with noise artist/poet/activist/artist Lauren Belmore. Discussions include polyamory, satire, Denton v Austin v Dallas v Houston, and censorship. Lauren closes the show with sharing one of their poems.
This week’s featured song is Giving Her MoreÂ by Chapell from the Album, The Redhead’s Allegations which will be released March 4th!
On this week’s episode, Nan, Jon, and Brian are joined briefly by special guest poet/noise artist, Â Lauren Belmore (whom you will meet next week). If you would like to aquire Belmore’s chapbook, I Treat Others the Way I Wish I Could Treat Myself,Â send Lauren an e-mail atÂ [email protected]. It’s a pay-what-you-can- barter/trade situation. Support the arts so your brain doesn’t get eaten by worms and wolves!
The group discussesÂ satire, the Presidential election, and Valentine’s Day. Nan also sharesÂ what will forever be known as the “Boyd Rice” situation and ends the show talking about Beyonce.
Poet Donovan Hufnagle reads a selection of original poems.
Donovan Hufnagle is a writer, student, teacher, and father. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Humanities and Aesthetic studies at the University of Texas at Dallas, while instructing full-time at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth Texas. His writing has appeared inTattoo Highway,Â Sojourn,Â The Northridge Review,Â The New York Quarterly,Â Rougarou, and others.
Journalist and poet Melanie Sevcenko reads a selection of original poetry.
Melanie Sevcenko is originally from Toronto, Canada and she currently lives in Berlin, Germany where she works as a freelance journalist and reporter for international publications. She is also a published poet and fiction writer and has worked for a number of international film festivals and non-profit organizations for documentary film development, education and promotion.