Monday, August 28, 2006

Coffee House to Go - August 28, 2006

Coffee House to Go episode #15.

ESC! Magazine's monthly Podcast for writers and the Small Press community featuring readings of poetry, short fiction, interviews and reviews as well as featured music from independent bands and musicians.

Opening music excerpt by Uma Floresta, "Almost Everything."

ESC! Magazine News:

The 2nd episode of Coffee House to Go's Across the Mic with Charles Ries is now out. Stay subscribed for more great interviews.

Two new ways to get to our site.

Literary Quiz -- Do we keep running it?

Quality vs. Quantity which route should I take?

New RSS feed for PDF Edition of ESC! Magazine. Keep those e-mails and phone calls coming or visit our forums to discuss the show.


Wander Radio, Quark Soup by Magdalena Ball

Featured Podsafe Audio this episode:

Vanessa Peters and Ice Cream on Mondays "Little Films", Full Minute of Mercury"That Song (Is Stuck in My Head)"


Writely, What Should I Read Next, Bicycle Shop Murder, ELF, HarperCollins Book Browsing, Visible Verse 2006

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Closing music excerpt by Simpatico, "Santa Claudia"

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Saturday, August 19, 2006

Coffee House to Go - Across the Mic - August 19, 2006 - Charles P. Ries

Coffee House to Go - Across the Mic episode #2 - Charles P. Ries Interview, Part Two

Welcome to the second episode of Coffee House to Go's Across the Mic.

This is our companion podcast to Coffee House to Go featuring interviews with upcoming and notable figures in the small press community including printers, publishers, bloggers and, of course, poets and writers.

This is part 2 of our interview with poet and author Charles P. Ries. Charles and his poetry have appeared on NPR's Theme and Variations. He's also a small press reviewer and author of 5 books of poetry and two novels. He lives in Milwaukee Wisconsin and you can learn more about Charles or purchase his books at his web site, (This interview was originally recorded as a Skype to landline call on June 24th, 2006.)

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The music in this episode, Lonesome Trails Part Two, was provided by Rob Potter. You can find more of Rob's music and join his Song of the Month Club at

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