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Michael Savage on Kenny Goldsmith at the White House

It's hard to imagine Kenny didn't write the script for this himself; but let me take that back, he did. A marvelous moment in the history of what Al Filreis calls "anticommunist antimodernism." Right-wing talk show host Michael Savage takes the bait, hook, line and stinker. The best such event since Fox news attacked George Kuchar for advocating bestiality in Thundercrack (did they not realize that was George in gorilla costume, not a real gorilla). But now: Kenny is our guerrilla warrior.

Amy Sillman's "Some Problems in Philosophy"

Amy Sillman is an artist living in Bro0klyn. She teaches at Bard's Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, where she is co-chair of Painting. She is represented by Sikkema Jenkins.

TLS's J. C.. on "Attack of the Difficult Poems"

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 On April 8 and 15, J.C. in his NB column in the TLS took up one of the keynote essays in Attack of the Difficult Poems, “Against National Poetry Month as Such.”