It’s our very first episode of the podcast. Please click the download button on SoundCloud to listen to the hour-long podcast at your leisure.
Dave Askins: Formerly of The Ann Arbor Chronicle, Dave discusses his new civic engagement project, CivCity. Dave also brings a copy of Ann Arbor’s most hyperlocal print publication, The Murray AvenueTimes.
Jeff Garland: Jeff wrote “Shredded Duck Confit,” a short story about a caterer at the Michigan Union who can’t seem to get anyone to try his hors d’ouevres. The story is based on T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.” Read the full text of “Shredded Duck Confit” here.
Brendan McCaffery: Brendan is a poet who writes about sex, drugs, and college. He both disparages and challenges Generation Y. Check out his blog here. And read the poems featured on this edition of Words here.