TMR 16.12: “Senselessness” [2666]

Chad and Brian talk about more vampires, about semen, about senseless scene after senseless scene, about WWII, about masterpieces and mediocre writing, about publisher laments, and about other things.

This week’s music is “Damn These Vampires” by The Mountain Goats. (The Jordan Lake Sessions version, specifically.)

If you’d prefer to watch the conversation, you can find it on YouTube along with all our past episodes. And tune in next Thursday at 9am ET for the next episode, which will go through the end of the book.

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Be sure to order Brian’s book, Joytime Killbox, which is available at better bookstores everywhere thanks to BOA Editions. And all of Katie’s translations, especially Four by Four, Last Words on Earthand Wolfskin.

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