'What Some Might Call Evil'

‘What Some Might Call Evil’ This morning I was listening to the local National Public Radio station on the way in to work, and heard a feature filed by a reporter who is travelling with the Pittsburgh Symphony in Salzberg, Germany. The reporter interviewed a member of the orchestra — possibly a violist, though I wasn’t paying close enough attention at the time — about his visit to Adolph Hitler’s…

Ern Malley: The Poet Who Never Lived but Who Lives On…

How two 1940s conservative Australian poets tried to mock modernism by submitting the works of fake poet Ern Malley to the Angry Penguins literary magazine. When the truth emerged, the magazine’s editor was pilloried — and the fake poet became a star. –Ern Malley: The Poet Who Never Lived but Who Lives On… (ErnMaley.com) Here’s a sample, from “Night Piece“ Among the water-lilies A splash — white foam in the dark!…