New Pop Lit‘s Editor-In-Chief returns with a short editorial/rant about what this animal called “Pop Lit” is all about. We’re mad literary scientists, out to create not monsters, but ART as shocking and powerful as any man-made creature which can be imagined. . . .
Hello! We’re pleased to present another trip to the New Pop Lit microphone by Joel Allegretti, who returns with a humorous work inspired by Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, “The Walt Whitman Complex.” Listen in. (Then be sure to read Joel’s short story at NPL: “The Obb”!)
Today we have stepping up to the microphone Monty Milne, who describes himself as “a Poet, author, and lyricist who hails from the blue skies and still waters of Port Providence, PA.” Monty reads an intriguing piece titled “Chaos and the Cosmos”: a short rumination on “beer and cigarettes and television sets, to keep boredom at […]
Joel Allegretti is best known– especially on the east coast– as a poet. We happen to have a (fun? scary?) Halloween story from him coming next month to our main site– but we thought while we were at it we might as well also get this renowned performer to the New Pop Lit “Open Mic” […]
New Pop Lit Contributing Editor Kathleen Marie Crane returns to the microphone with a freshly written poem, “You Don’t Stand a Chance.” A commentary on the totalitarian bombardments of electronic images and hyperbolic noise dished out on a daily basis from our mad civilization. The poem is not political, but does capture the craziness of […]
YES! Time for another podcast, with Karl “King” Wenclas and the house New Pop Lit cat! The topic? “Value of the Writer.” Discussed (or at least mentioned) are: Michelangelo, classical arts, cats, NFL quarterbacks, opera singers, Michael Jordan and Lebron James, rock n’ roll, the poetry community, Bob Hicok, the Harlem Renaissance, New Commisars, show […]
Misplaced notes; lost talking points; a lurking cat whining in the background– the initial episode of The King Wenclas Podcast began inauspiciously. But listen in anyway. You might enjoy it. (Photo: Statue in Prague of guy who may or may not be a distant relative of New Pop Lit‘s Karl Wenclas.)