Generations removed from the radio drama’s heyday, the internet and cult hits like Night Vale are reviving the tradition.
In the last several years, the central clearinghouse of iTunes and the sensational debuts of several new programs have helped significantly expand the audience for podcasts and, to a lesser degree, audio dramas. Welcome to Night Vale has defied the odds to become a new gold standard for instant success in this fledgling world. The program — an endearingly creepy show presented in the format of public radio notices from the fictional desert town of Night Vale — launched in 2011 and has amassed a very devoted following in the span of 35 episodes… More @ BuzzFeed
Beauty and the Bees
A story about a beautiful bookish girl who keeps bees. The bees recognize her as their queen and kill her creepy suitor in supplication. All are delighted. The bee queen is pleased. Praise her.
Chalice, by Robin McKinley, is actually pretty close to this.
How people SHOULD write artist’s statements:
This work is about
It is made of plaster, yarn, and acrylic paint, and was produced over the course of six…
- mental illness,
- how people judge others based on appearances,
- my own experiences with disabled relatives.
This is a perfect and accurate representation of my feelings about artist’s statements as well, thank you very much.
Catherynne M. Valente
So this guy walks into a dragon’s lair
and he says
why the long tale?
HAR HAR BUDDY
says the dragon
The dragon’s a classic
the ‘57 Chevy of existential chthonic threats
take in those Christmas colors, those
impervious green scales,…