Category: The People

The People: Episode 41 (Asher Hartman and Chelsea Rector)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired.


Asher Hartman is a Los Angeles based interdisciplinary artist who primarily works in the context of theater.

Chelsea Rector is a Los Angeles based interdisciplinary poet.

The People: Episode 40 (Margaret Wappler and David P. Earle)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired.


Margaret Wappler lives in Los Angeles and has written about the arts and pop culture for the Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stone, Elle, The Believer, The Village Voice and several other publications. Her work has appeared in Black Clock, Public Fiction and The Anthology Joyland Retro. Her first novel, Neon Green, is coming out from Unnamed Press in July 2016.

David P. Earle is an artist and writer living in Los Angeles. He also is a co-director of Elephant Art Space here in Glassell Park, Los Angeles. www.davidpearle.com

To close out the show, we have music from Chris Cohen, the title track from his new album As If Apart, released May 6, 2016 on the Captured Tracks label.

The People: Episode 38 (Catherine Wagley and Dan Suess)

The People with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 38 of The People, with Catherine Wagley and Dan Suess

On this episode our guests are Catherine Wagley & Dan Suess. Catherine Wagley writes about art in Los Angeles. She has written for the LA Weekly, CARLA and Art News among other venues. Dan Suess is an Inorganic chemist. He is currently a post-doctoral scholar at UC Davis and he’s looking to start his own lab soon.

This episode in our Notes from The People we’re featuring a piece by the writer Divya Victor. Her book UNSUB is available from Insert Blanc Press and you can find out more about her work at divyavictor.com. The piece she’ll be reading here, Paper Boats is from her forthcoming book Kith which will be available in 2017 from Fence Books.

And we close out the show with a piece by Los Angeles artist and musician Corey Fogel. You can find more of Corey’s work at knitdrums.tumblr.com. This piece was recorded live at the Center for the Arts Eagle Rock on May 3rd, 2014 as part of the Terra Firma art show.

The People: Episode 35 (Nikki Darling and Sam Cohen)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 35 with Nikki Darling and Sam Cohen.

On this episode our guests are Nikki Darling and Sam Cohen. Nikki Darling is a writer and critic in Los Angeles, and she describes her work as investigating notions of power, identity, lust and drive. Joining our conversation is Los Angeles writer Sam Cohen whose chapbook Gossip is available from Birds of Lace Press.

Later in the show we also hear Anne Boyer read a poem from a recent performance here in Los Angeles.

And we close out the show with a recent Godley and Creme flip from friend of the show DJ Sí Sí Sí Gracias, alter ego of SUN ARAW. You can hear more of his music at www.sunaraw.com – and the name of the track is SAM CREME.

The People: Episode 34 (Amanda Ross-Ho & Erik Frydenborg)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 34 with Amanda Ross-Ho & Erik Frydenborg.


We close out the show with a song from Erik Frydenborg’s band Net Shaker from their 2013 LP I’m So Cold on Kill Shaman Records. You can find them on Bandcamp at netshaker.bandcamp.com and the name of the track is “Car Is Over.”

Amanda Ross-Ho is an artist based in Los Angeles. She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and received her MFA from the University of Southern California. Her piece, THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS (FACIAL RECOGNITION) was part of the show Image Objects organized by Public Art Fund in New York City.

Erik Frydenborg is also an artist based in Los Angeles. He received his BFA from the Maryland Institute, College of Art, and an MFA from the University of Southern California. Frydenborg’s most recent show An Erik Frydenborg Omnibus is currently up at The Pit II in Glendale, CA.

The People: Episode 33 (Diana Arterian and Robin Coste Lewis)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 33 with Diana Arterian and Robin Coste Lewis. 

We close out the show with a song from Minneapolis based musician Jesse Whitney from his new album Impossible Buildings. You can find out more about his music at www.jsswhtny.com. The name of the track is “Immense Rooms Collapsing Inwards.”


Diana Arterian is a poetry editor at Noemi Press and a managing editor and founding editor at the small press Ricochet. Her chapbook Death Centos came out from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2013. She’ll be talking to us about some of her new work, a collection centered around the historical figure of Agripina the Younger.

Robin Coste Lewis is a Provost’s Fellow in the Creative Writing & Literature PhD Program at USC. A Cave Canem Fellow, she received her MFA from New York University’s Creative Writing Program where she was a Goldwater Fellow in poetry. Her first book, Voyage of the Sable Venus from Knopf won the 2015 National Book Award in poetry.

The People: Episode 32 (Kristin Cammermeyer & Claire Rifelj)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 32 with Kristin Cammermeyer and Claire Rifelj. 


Kristin Cammermeyer is a multi-media artist in Los Angeles focusing on site specific projects.

Claire Rifelj is a writer, curator and art historian in Los Angeles, currently finishing up her dissertation through NYU.

The People: Episode 31 (Douglas Kearney and Tisa Bryant)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 31 with Douglas Kearney and Tisa Bryant.


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The People: Episode 30 (Troll Thread)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 30 with TROLL THREAD. 


TROLL THREAD IS TROLL THREAD

The People: Episode 27 (Tom Comitta and Suzanne Stein)

The People, with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature episode 27 with Tom Comitta and Suzanne Stein.

The People: Tom Comitta & Suzanne Stein Ep. 27

Featuring Tom Comitta performing selections from WARMUP
… and we close out the show with a song from the Los Angeles band Suivalc from their album Aestas Pars and the track is called “Mare Cognitum”


Tom Comitta is a writer and performer living in Oakland, CA originally from West Chester, PA.

Suzanne Stein is also a writer and performer living in Oakland, CA, and a native of Los Angeles.

The People: Episodes 20, 21 and 23

The People with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature The People episodes 20, 21 and 23, featuring: Stacey Allan & Sarah Williams, Carol Cheh & Ariel Evans, and Tomory Dodge & Nicolas Shake

The People: Tomory Dodge & Nicolas Shake Ep. 23

Featuring Notes from The People with J.S. Makkos & Bernard Pearce
Plus Allison Carter reading from her newly released poetry collection, Here Versus Elsewhere on Insert Blanc Press at Commonwealth and Council this past November… and we close out the show with a song by the band New Weather
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The People: Joseph Mosconi & Feliz Lucia Molina (Ep. 17)

The People with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature The People episode 17 with Joseph Mosconi and Feliz Lucia Molina. —Mathew Timmons and Ben White

The People: Joseph Mosconi & Feliz Lucia Molina Ep. 17

Originally broadcast on Sunday, July 20, 2014

Joseph Mosconi and Feliz Lucia Molina discuss each other’s work and the preloaded nostalgia of Full House. Plus Diana Arterian delivers William Blake action in the very first Notes From The People. Music from Richard Bott and The Fucked Up Beat and as always our insterstitial music is the song “Ocfif” by Lewis Keller.

Joseph Mosconi is the grandson of Italian orange growers and piano tuners from the dusty town of Bakersfield, CA. He is the author of Fright Catalog from Insert Blanc Press and Demon Miso / Fashion in Child from Make Now Press.

Feliz Lucia Molina is the daughter of Filipino immigrants. Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley, she lives in Los Angeles and is the author of Undercastle from Magic Helicopter Press. She is also co-author of The Wes Letters with Ben Segal and Brett Zehner from Outpost 19.

The People: Mathew Timmons & Ben White with Janice Lee & Jared Woodland (Ep. 16)

The People with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired. In this issue of The Conversant, we feature The People episode 16 with Janice Lee and Jared Woodland.—Mathew Timmons and Ben White

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The People: Mathew Timmons & Ben White with John Burtle & Elana Mann (Ep. 14), Kim Calder & Vanessa Place (Ep. 15)

The People with Insert Blanc Editor and Publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc Artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the west coast, and beyond on KCHUNG 1630AM every 3rd Sunday at 3pm and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too! … like a Broken Record magically repaired.

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Insert Blanc’s The People

imgresThe People, with Insert Blanc editor and publisher Mathew Timmons and Insert Blanc artist Ben White, features the voices and ideas of The People that make up the cultural landscape of Los Angeles, the West Coast and beyond, on KCHUNG 1630AM every third Sunday at 3 p.m. and podcast on iTunes as The People Radio. The People is me, The People is you, The People is we, and You Can Too!…like a broken record magically repaired. In this issue of  The Conversant, we feature The People episodes 7-10.—Mathew Timmons and Ben White

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