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Entries from March 2007

Dear Joshua (Eileen Myles)

March 26th, 2007 · No Comments

On Friday evening, after Eileen read at Bailey/Coy Books, I had planned to walk back home with Monica, watch a movie maybe, or perhaps just drink the half bottle of Vinho Verde I had bought earlier and drift into a stupor. It had been a weirdly taxing week—stupid details on top of a clinging despair […]

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Tags: correspondence · Eileen Myles · Joshua · Look

Vic Chesnutt: It Weren’t Supernatural Part 5

March 22nd, 2007 · 1 Comment

In September of 1999, venerable Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt talked with Travis Nichols about shooting coke and being a pilot. It was rainy and a little bit cold, but they sat on Vic’s porch and stayed dry. The transcript of their conversation originally appeared in Flagpole Magazine in October of that year. This is […]

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Tags: Conversation · Travis-Nichols · Ugly Yellow Compounds · Vic-Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt: It Weren’t Supernatural Part 4

March 21st, 2007 · No Comments

In September of 1999, venerable Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt talked with Travis Nichols about LSD and Daniel Johnston. It was rainy and a little bit cold, but they sat on Vic’s porch and stayed dry. The transcript of their conversation originally appeared in Flagpole Magazine in October of that year. This is the fourth […]

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Tags: Conversation · Daniel Johnston · LSD · Travis-Nichols · Vic-Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt: It Weren’t Supernatural Part 3

March 20th, 2007 · No Comments

In September of 1999, venerable Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt talked with Travis Nichols about Jeff Mangum and “The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia.” It was rainy and a little bit cold, but they sat on Vic’s porch and stayed dry. The transcript of their conversation originally appeared in Flagpole Magazine in October […]

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Tags: Conversation · Jeff-Mangum · Travis-Nichols · Vic-Chesnutt

Vic Chesnutt: It Weren’t Supernatural Part 2

March 19th, 2007 · No Comments

In September of 1999, venerable Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt talked with Travis Nichols about big hair and Valium. It was rainy and a little bit cold, but they sat on Vic’s porch and stayed dry. The transcript of their conversation originally appeared in Flagpole Magazine in October of that year. This is the second […]

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Tags: Conversation · Travis-Nichols · Vic-Chesnutt · WNGC

Vic Chesnutt: It Weren’t Supernatural Part 1

March 16th, 2007 · No Comments

In September of 1999, venerable Athens, Georgia singer/songwriter Vic Chesnutt talked with Travis Nichols about poetry and eating bunnies. It was rainy and a little bit cold, but they sat on Vic’s porch and stayed dry. The transcript of their conversation originally appeared in Flagpole Magazine in October of that year. This is the first […]

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Tags: Conversation · Rabbits · Squirrels · Travis-Nichols · Vic-Chesnutt

Dear Paul (Bhanu Kapil)

March 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Have I told you about the Whistler of Northampton? He was supremely annoying, as—I’ve got to say it—all whistlers are. For example, the other day I was at the YMCA, in the men’s locker room, and this guy was just wailing away, wailing, almost like he was in some kind of serious distress and this […]

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Tags: Bhanu Kapil · correspondence · Monsters · Paul · Philip-Roth · The Whistler · Travis-Nichols