About A Band: Joe Pernice’s “Meat Is Murder”

Of all the loves you can have, the strangest is probably the love of an obsessive fan for his favorite band. No other love slides so easily into arcane geekery (debating Ian Curtis’ favorite breakfast cereal) or pretension. We’re talking about love; the kind that sanctifies your teenage neuroses; that pushes the day you’ll turn into mom or dad away a bit further. The kind of love that makes you an insufferable prick to almost everyone else.

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Noted Poet Albert Goldbarth Speaks on the Poetic Process

On Monday, poet and novelist Albert Goldbarth gave a poetry reading in the Scheuer Room of Kohlberg Hall. Goldbarth, who has twice been awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, read selections from his most recent collection of poems, _To Be Read in 500 Years_, along with a few of his past poems. Following the reading, the Gazette had the opportunity to speak with Goldbarth about his work.

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