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Wisconsin Public Radio: Traveling medicine show
Interview with Michael Fedo, author of A Sawdust Heart: My Vaudeville Life in Medicine and Tent Shows, on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Gay Life Against Marriage
A review of Derek Jarman's At Your Own Risk in The New Inquiry.
Maya migration and the tourist trade in Cancun
Review of A Return to Servitude: Maya Migration and the Tourist Trade in Cancun by M. Bianet Castellanos in Indigenous Peoples Issues and Resources.
Falafel one of many family-friendly recipes in new cookbook
Review of Cooking Up the Good Life by Twin Cities chef Jenny Breen and writer Susan Thurston in the Bemidji Pioneer.
Edgy City: Urban/Rural Space and Ho Chi Minh City
Video interview with Erik Harms, author of Saigon's Edge, with the blog Subversities.
WTIP: Perennial gardening on the North Shore
Interview with Mike Heger, co-author of Growing Perennials in Cold Climates, with WTIP North Shore Community Radio.
Real Change News: The long-term campaign to vilify the homeless
Q&A with Teresa Gowan, author of Hobos, Hustlers, and Backsliders, in Real Change News.
Coon Rapids resident pens book on rural vaudeville life
Feature on Michael Fedo, author of A Sawdust Heart: My Vaudeville Life in Medicine and Tent Shows, which follows the fascinating life of Fedo's grandfather-in-law, Henry Wood.
More Styrbiorn News
Details on the University of Minnesota Press's forthcoming reprint of Styrbiorn the Strong, featured in Tolkien and Fantasy.
"The Sherlock of St. Paul": Minnesota Monthly on Larry Millett
Minnesota Monthly features author Larry Millett and his new, local Sherlock Holmes novel THE MAGIC BULLET.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Cause marketing inspires only shopping, say scholars
Lisa Ann Richey and Stefano Ponte, authors of BRAND AID: Shopping Well to Save the World, discuss "compassionate consumption."
Left of Black: The death of Trayvon Martin and the "fictions" of black leadership
Mark Anthony Neal, host of Left of Black, interviews Erica Edwards, author of CHARISMA: THE FICTIONS OF BLACK LEADERSHIP.
The Right to Be Out named a Lambda Literary Award finalist
23rd Annual Lambda Literary Award finalists
Paul Chaat Smith on the Unchanging Image of Native American Indians
Interview with Paul Chaat Smith, author of Everything You Know about Indians Is Wrong, on To the Best of Our KNOWLEDGE.
In South Philly, Subtly Staking Territory
Philadelphia boasts one of the largest Vietnamese populations on the east coast. Hidden City Philadelphia discusses with regard to Karin Aguilar-San Juan's LITTLE SAIGONS and Nhi T. Lieu's THE AMERICAN DREAM IN VIETNAMESE.
Aladdin Sane Called. He Wants His Lightning Bolt Back: On Lady Gaga
An early version of a chapter in Mark Dery's I MUST NOT THINK BAD THOUGHTS in True/Slant.
Choice, self-regulation, security and other characteristics that make us desire to see less
Raiford Guins's EDITED CLEAN VERSION flagged by Machinology.