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Steve

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New York Times Talks to the Slampapi
« on: June 03, 2009, 06:30:36 AM »
Check this out:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/books/03slam.html

Best line: "and people just want to write what the last guy wrote so they can get their face on TV."

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Re: New York Times Talks to the Slampapi
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2009, 09:34:09 AM »
I dunno, Steve - this line takes the cake for me: 

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George Bowering, a former poet laureate of Canada, condemns slams as “abominations” that are “crude and extremely revolting.”


This is me sticking out my tongue at George Bowering:
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Re: New York Times Talks to the Slampapi
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2009, 11:21:48 AM »
I love Marc Smith... for so many reasons.  Today it's for his quote in the NY Times: "Slam is a serious art form that seems like it's just a big, goofy thing.  But it's deadly serious.  Why do it?  Why do any art if you're not going to bring out of yourself the thing that is most vulnerable and most precious, that has to be said?"
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