Monthly Archives: March 2011

Jeff Martin: The Erudite Rock Star

As guitarist, songwriter and producer for Canadian rock band The Tea Party, Jeff Martin hardly needs an introduction. As with Led Zeppelin, one of Martin’s primal influences, The Tea Party seemed to spring fully formed from the head of Zeus. … Continue reading

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Wayman Gets Real: The Emptiness of Abstraction: Interview with Tom Wayman, Part One

Recently I interviewed Tom Wayman following the launch of his latest book, the novel Woodstock Rising, at Selkirk College Library, Castlegar, BC. The interview is quite long but well worth reading for Wayman’s insights into the writing and publishing of … Continue reading

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The Death of Poetry, AD 2011

This essay is an introduction to the interview to follow with poet and author Tom Wayman, entitled Wayman Gets Real: The Emptiness of Abstractionism, to be published in two parts. Poets have only themselves to blame for killing their audience. … Continue reading

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