BOMB 33 Fall 1990
Ian McEwan discusses the Cold War, the myth of innocence, and forgetfulness.
Vikram Seth discusses what it means to be an Indian writer, the art of translation, and living in China in the early ’80s.
Dr. John speaks with long-time listener Stanley Moss about his musical roots, colorful past and his career goals, including film scores and collaborative work.
Singer/Songwriter Victoria Williams has a gift for storytelling like those of the literary masters she admires. Her songs have a gospel style that can be traced back to her childhood in Louisiana.
Family, dream, and tradition govern Aboriginal painting in Australia. Dorothea Phillips, aboriginal dot dot painter, opens her world to New York artist Mary Agnes Smith.
Elizabeth Cannon on the fashion designer great granddaughter of Sigmund Freud, Bella Freud.
Dorothea Tanning has been associated with the surrealist movement since it came to NYC in the ’40s. In this interview Tanning discusses the misconceptions surrounding her paintings with writer Carlo McCormick.
Cinematic legend Al Pacino discusses Heathcote Williams’s The Local Stigmatic, commercialism, and rehearsal techniques.
Campbell Scott is known for his ability to play a wide variety of roles. He portrayed Willy in Longtime Companion, Hamlet at the Old Globe and Tunner in the film Sheltering Sky.
Harvey Keitel on his tough image, popularity, and The Last Temptation of Christ.
Just beneath the surface of the familiar is where you’ll find the wit that is distinctively Jo Shane’s. In irony, she finds power and voice for her passions.
Pagan Love Song
‘We got a call a few minutes ago. Pappa has died,
Poultry. Energetic madam of Iwo Jima is fond of poultry in its edible manifestations, those which do not take away from the furtherance of the poultry race.
My father’s relationship with Hilda Wilkinson properly began when he went to work on her pipes.
I Was Five and She Was Eleven
When my sister fed the geese, she honked.
“James Thomson was my great-grandfather.”
The Lone Pine
The wind peppered us that day, it raved like a lunatic
Elaine takes the boys to Florida and drops them off like they’re dry cleaning.
“See you in ten days,” she says as they wave good-bye in the American terminal. “Be nice!”
From the installation at the Main Branch of the New York Public Library. Derelict, Tracts: An Observatory by Michelle Stuart.
Two dark charcoal and pastel drawings on paper and mounted on canvas, Untitled (Volcano) and Brother in Arms by Michele Zalapony.
India ink and silver print, Light Journey, Dusk by Emery Clark.
A recounting of a visit to legendary writer Carson McCullers, “Carson McCullers” by Stuart Sherman.
“Fotoprojecktion” of a highway and the surrounding industrial area, One Minute by Felix Stephan Huber.
Two photographs of posing human figures, Rainer Fetting and Luigi Ontani by Jeannette Montgomery Barron.