Episode #1004

Schreiber, Flarf, Redman

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Friday, January 23, 2009

Studio 360 Episode 831, Redman, NOLA, Carter Joshua Redman (Michael Wilson)

Actors, poets, and artists defy convention. Indie actor Liev Schrieber wields a machine gun in his new movie, "Defiance." A new poetry movement bubbles up from the internet, but it's not all sunshine and moonbeams. When a multimedia artist discovered the government was tracking him, he decided to one-up the feds and track himself. Plus a conversation with saxophonist Joshua Redman.

Liev Schreiber

For years he's been cast as the inscrutable intellectual in thinky films like "The Daytrippers" and "The Manchurian Candidate." But in "Defiance," Liev Schreiber fires his first machine gun. "Defiance" tells the true story of three Jewish brothers who flee the Nazis to hide out ...

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Flarf

American poetry is due for a new movement. The frontrunner is “Flarf.” Google and the internet overload make Flarf possible, because the poem's content must be a collage of search returns. It’s experimental, but also a pretty good way to liven up a poetry reading. Sean Cole has ...

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We See Your Every Move

After someone reported Hasan Elahi as a terrorist, the artist began using the internet to clear his name. He posts every detail of his life, from phone bills to bathroom breaks. He calls the project Tracking Transience, and he bragged to Brooke ...

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Joshua Redman

Joshua Redman is jazz royalty. His father is Dewey Redman, one of the great sax players of modern jazz. Joshua has come into his own as one of the greats of his generation. Kurt spoke with Redman last year, after he’d finished Back East. The album ...

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