Spoken Word

Katayoun Goudarzi and Shujaat Husain Khan – Spring (2013)

That the poetry of Persian poet Rumi still matters today goes without saying. The Sufi saint’s words have inspired generations of musicians, writers, vocalists, and even philosophers the world over.

Halloween special: Vincent Price – Master of the Macabre (2008)

Halloween special: Vincent Price – Master of the Macabre (2008)

This is a collection of three American radio plays called “The Pit And The Pendulum,” “Fugue In C Minor” and “Present Tense” from 1944 and 1957, as broadcast on CBS’ Suspense program.

The Friday Morning Listen: Laurie Anderson – Home Of The Brave (1986)

I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions, mostly because the chance of completely (or even partially) following through is pretty much near zero. Some people get angry at the mere mention of these resolutions

Gil Scott-Heron memoir to publish on Martin Luther King Day

A posthumous memoir by Gil Scott-Heron, the late street poet and godfather of hip hop, will be published on Jan. 16, 2012, by Canongate.