Donald Barthelme interviewed by George Plimpton

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Barry Hannah reading “All the Old Harkening Faces at the Rail” on his porch swing

Barry Hannah reading “All the Old Harkening Faces at the Rail” (from Airships) and talking about memory and voice at his home in Oxford, Mississippi in February, 1986.

William H. Gass reads from his novel Middle C

William H. Gass reads from The Tunnel

John Berryman at the Brockport Writers Forum in October of 1970

Grainy black and white video of Alex Chilton & company making Like Flies on Sherbert

Tom Violence ’87

Like 8 minutes of Prince rehearsing “When Doves Cry” in 1984

William Gaddis: “The problem of writing with a message”

From Washington University’s marvelous Modern Literature Collection YouTube channel.

Beckett directs Beckett

Mitch Hedberg…Outside!

“Your Hard Work is About to Pay Off. Keep On Keeping On.” — Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy

Joanna Newsom’s “Divers” (directed by Paul Thomas Anderson)

“Then, I Will Love You Again” — Laetitia Sadier

“Times Square” — Destroyer

“There Sat Down, Once, a Thing on Henry’s Heart” — John Berryman

“Weather Vane” — Sam Prekop