smokler / Kevin Smokler

Kevin Smokler is the author of essay collection "Practical Classics: 50 Reasons the Reread 50 Books you Haven’t Touched Since High School" (2013) and the editor of "Bookmark Now: Writing in Unreaderly Times," A San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book of 2005. His work has appeared in the LA Times, Fast Company, Paid Content, The San Francisco Chronicle, Publishers Weekly and on National Public Radio.

He’s also a complete freak for radio.

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  1. Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In ‘Harper’s Magazine’

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  2. ‘Mind Playing Tricks On Me’ NPR American Anthems

    Stressed Out: How ‘Mind Playing Tricks On Me’ Gave Anxiety A Home In Hip-Hop

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  3. ‘I Wanna Be Sedated’ NPR Songs of the Century

    An appreciation of The Ramones’ characteristically short, fast and loud punk-rock classic.

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  4. Reckoning with Race in Public Media: The Takeaway

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  5. Peggy Sue: NPR 100 Songs of the Century

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  6. Alone Together: Robyn’s ‘Dancing On My Own’ Opens The Corners Of Community

    NPR: American Anthems Series

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  7. “Friday Night” — Welcome to LA

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  8. Studs Turkel Radio Program: Frederick Douglass

    Studs Terkel presents a program in honor of the birthday of abolitionist and African American leader Frederick Douglass, including excepts from Terkel’s 1964 interview with African-American scholar, author and social historian Lerone Bennett. Terkel reads at length from Douglass’ autobiography, "My Bondage and My Freedom," focusing on Douglass’ interactions with slave owners Hugh and Sophia Auld. The program includes multiple recordings of freedom songs and slave spirituals, including “I’m On My Way,” “Many Thousand Gone,” “Good News, de Chariot’s Coming,” “Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel,” “Amazing Grace,” “We Are Climbing Jacob’s Ladder,” and “We Shall Walk Through the Valley.”

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  9. American Police: NPR Throughline…

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  10. Molly Crabapple talks to Paul Holdengraber on The Quarantine Tapes

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