Episode 4 – Eileen Myles

Legendary writer Eileen Myles discusses their relationship with nostalgia, shares memorable readings, talks about their new book and the book “Do You Have a Band:” Poetry and Punk Rock in New York City, as well as contemplating Elliott Smith and The Beatles, among other musical artists.

Myles Playlist:

The Beatles–Revolution

Arthur Russell–Soon-To-Be-Innocent Fun/Let’s See

Talking Heads–Psycho Killer

Rolling Stones–Mercy, Mercy

Elliot Smith–Coming Up Roses

Elliot Smith–Rose Parade

Blondie–Sunday Girl

Gertrude Stein–If I Had Told Him a Completed Portrait of Picasso

Arthur Russell–She’s The Star/ I Take This Time

Howlin Wolf–Smokestack Lighting


Phillip Guston’s Bat Tub mailing by Ray Johnson — 1987-1989

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