Commentaries - February 2008

Singing disharmony with Ignatz

Here is a recording of the hour-long interview/conversation with Art Spiegelman I conducted ye

Cause without a rebel

Jim Backus seems silly - ridiculously weak and indecisive father, henpecked, trying to dole out manly advice to his "rebellious" teenaged son while wearing a frilly kitchen

Howl my valentine

The March 1956 recording of Ginsberg reading Howl in Berkeley, it turns out, was not the first tape of it made.