Episode 3 – Justin Phillip Reed

National Book Award-winning poet Justin Phillip Reed talks about growing up in the south, metal shows, The Deftones, negotiating through rejection and why the character of Ruby Rhod in “The Fifth Element” is Chris Tucker’s career-defining role.

Reed Playlist:

Massive  Attack–Angel

Massive Attack–Blue Lines

Marilyn Manson–The Last Day On Earth

Deftones–Knife Prty

Korn–Here to Stay

Szjerdene–Blue Lullaby

Missy Elliott–The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)

Radiohead–I Might Be Wrong




“Unexpected View” by Remedios Varo — date unknown

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