A Modest Proposal: The Jam

So my summer project: to create The Downtown Writers Jam, an event that brings together a little bit of music, a little bit of writing, and a whole lot of attitude. I want to create a space for writers to leave behind the podium, and replace it with their soul. I want to create a place where we move the words from the page and bring them into the crowd.

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Review: It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism

Still, it’s contribution to the larger story of Congressional dysfunction can’t be undersold. Taken together with books such as Lawrence Lessig’s Republic, Lost (which the authors argue is a well-written critique but ultimately unrealistic in its goal), one can begin to understand the deep, underlying forces that have disrupted traditional governance — at least on a federal level — in the United States.

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This newsletter is the outgrowth of The Downtown Writers Jam podcast. What that means is I will collect information about the authors I interview, book happenings around the Web, and other literary events that I find interesting. Without you, I'm just a crazy guy sitting in his office furiously screaming on the page for no reason.
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