Birdbrain runs the world/ Birdbrain is the ultimate product of Capitalism/ Birdbrain, chief bureaucrat of Russia, yawning/ Birdbrain ran FBI 30 years appointed by FDR and never chased Cosa Nostra…” – Here‘s Allen in 1981 performing the piece with the Denver-based band, The Glu-ons
(Fun Fact – Colbert met his now-wife, Evelyn McGee, at an Allen Ginsberg-Philip Glass performance, (the Hydrogen Jukebox premiere, at the Spoleto Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina, back in 1990)
Walt Whitman’s bicentennial this year – More news on that to follow – Here’s one project we’re hoping will get some traction – (and don’t forget the on-going attempts at preserving his Ryerson Street Brooklyn home – here)
and Naropa Summer Writing Program – never too early to make an announcement about that. The 2019 SWP Online Catalog/magazine site is up now and live – check here (the site will evolve over the coming weeks but it’s in place).