Morning Bites: Poetry in Motion, Ian MacKaye, Dave Eggers Says no Thanks, Broder’s Mix, and More

Today is Ian MacKaye’s birthday.  His name was mentioned twelve times at our greatest 3-Minute Punk Stories event, which Impose took photos of.

  • Ron Swanson + Rorschach from Alan Moore’s Watchmen =s Ron Sworscach.
  • “I was in this shop in Edinburgh one time,” he chuckles, “and this wee guy comes up to me like: ‘You’re Irvine Welsh, aren’t you?’ And I goes: ‘Aye, I am.’ And he said: ‘I’ve read every one of your books.’ And I said: ‘Oh that’s great.’ And he goes: ‘I fucking stole them all, I never paid for one.’ Well that’s brilliant!” – Irvine Welsh talks to The Guardian.
  • Daniel Nester talks with Ron Mann about his 1982 film Poetry in Motion, which starred folks from Tom Waits to Jim Carroll.

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  1. Recently got into E.E. Cummings. Really like it. Thought he was black for years. Just like Daddy Warbucks from Annie