Ep 113: Beyond a Joke 4 - Anthony Lapwood talks to Pip Adam about 'Goethe in the Roman Campagna' by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein Listen now (57 min) | Anthony Lapwood's amazing book Home Theatre was released last week. In celebration of this I talk to Anthony about a very funny…
Ep 112: Beyond a Joke 3 - Jordan Hamel talks to Pip Adam about his poem 'Death Coach'Listen now (60 min) | Jordan and I talk about poetry on the page and on the stage and his amazing new book Everyone is Everyone Except You
Ep 111: Beyond a Joke 2 - Jonny Potts talks to Pip Adam about Nikolai Gogol's story 'The Nose'Listen now (56 min) | I talk to Jonny about 'The Nose' and he says cool things about jokes.
Back from the Read! In Celebration of Meat Lovers - Ep 67: Rebecca Hawkes talks about AUP New Poets 5Listen now (58 min) | To celebrate Rebecca Hawkes new poetry collected Meat Lovers, I'm re-plublishing an episode we recorded with her when AUP New…
Ep 110: Beyond a Joke 1 - Anna Jackson talks to Pip Adam about Anna's book 'Actions & Travels: How poetry works'.Listen now (48 min) | I speak with Anna Jackson about a single cell from a Peanuts cartoon where Snoopy is a cow. This is a great way to talk to Anna…
Beyond a Joke! Better of Read’s New Home at Substack.Listen now | What's a happening this year?
Welcome to the new home of the Better off Read podcast where we talk about how we make and do art. In our 2022 series Beyond a Joke I’m asking guests to…
Ep 108: Bridget van der Zijpp: Time, Love, Memory session from Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the ArtsListen now (41 min) | Due to Covid the session I was chairing with Andy Southall and Bridget van der Zijpp for the 2022 Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of…
Ep 107: Elements 21 – Character. Tatyana Kulida talks to Pip Adam about Henry Miller’s ‘To Paint is to Love Again’.Listen now (49 min) | In the third episode in the Character season of Elements, I talk to Tatyana Kulida about character and how it relates to her work…
Ep 106: Elements 20 - Character. Tara Black talks to Pip Adam about René Magritte‘s ‘The Treachery of Images‘.Listen now (71 min) | In the second episode in the Character season of Elements, I talk to Tara Black about character and how it relates to her work. We…
Ep 105: Elements 19 - Character. Rachel O‘Neill talks to Pip Adam about Andrea Arnold‘s film Milk.Listen now (66 min) | In the first episode in the Person/Character season of Elements, I talk to Rachel O'Neill about character and how it relates to…
Ep 104: Elements 18 – Point. Kirsten McDougall talks to Pip Adam about first-person perspective.Listen now (55 min) | In the fourth episode in the Point season of Elements, I talk to Kirsten McDougall about point of view and how it relates to her…