November 30, 2016
Sports Music For Goths
Pasha Malla and Jeff Parker find the poetry in press conferences. Hazel Meyer redefines fantasy sports. Nick Grottick wants you to smell the song.
Kevin Sexton

Pasha Malla and Jeff Parker are the co-authors of Erratic Fire, Eratic Passion, a book of found sports poetry. Here’s that Allen Iverson “practice” speech they talk about. Pasha Malla is the award-winning author of five books. Here’s his New Yorker piece about the jump shot. His new novel, Fugue States, will be released in May 2017. Jeff Parker is the author of Where Bears Roam the Streets: A Russian Journal, the novel Ovenman, and the short story collection The Taste of Penny. Here’s an annotated version of his Metta World Peace poem on Genius.

Hazel Meyer is an interdisciplinary artist who works with installation, performance, and textiles. You can see her work here, including her performance Muscle Panic and its handbook. Watch that memorable basketball kiss she mentioned.

Nick Grottick makes music as Bad Channels with Jess Gierusz. He composed the song “Muscle Memory” for our show.

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