Talking Earth on 10/17/11

Talking Earth
Air date: 
Mon, 10/17/2011 - 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Short Description: 
Poet, Songwriter, Playwright and Counterpunch Editor Marc Beaudin in Reading and Conversation

Marc Beaudin is the poetry editor of the online journal CounterPunch and the co-owner of Elk River Books in Livingston, Montana. His latest book is The Moon Cracks Open: A Field Guide to the Birds and Other Poems. He also edited an anti-war anthology, Jihad bil Qalam: To Strive by Means of the Pen, for the mid-Michigan activist group, Tri-City Action for Peace.

Marc believes that anarchy is the only true democracy, all patriotism is fascism, and that Brahms’ “Violin Concerto in D Major” is more powerful than all the guns, bombs and oil pipelines in the world. More information can be found at and See a video Trailer for The Moon Cracks Open at

In addition to writing, he directs and designs for the stage, and is currently producing a play he wrote, Frankenstein, Inc., a modern adaptation of the Mary Shelly novel which explores the monstrous consequences of corporate science putting profits before people in the realm of genetic engineering.

Marc will read, sing and talk with host Barbara LaMorticella on Talking Earth, Monday night October 17 from 10-11 PM.


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