‘Mr. Mehan’s Mildly Amusing Mythical Mammals’ may be difficult to describe, but it has what matters most: that vital spark that brings good books alive.
On this episode of the Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech and Matthew Mehan discuss young adult literature, Harry Potter, and high lessons in popular art.
Instagram ‘poet’ Rupi Kaur outsold Homer this past year. The trite writer began self-published, but has since hit the big time.
This song is written as ‘a Christmas carol for children,’ from the venerable Martin Luther, dated 1535. It is based on the Bible’s account of Christ’s birth in Luke 2:1-18.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s 1863 ‘I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day’ has been turned into a carol popular at Christmastide. He wrote it on Christmas Day.
On this special edition of The Federalist Radio Hour, Ben Domenech reads both Christmas classics and lesser-known writings and carols of the holiday season.
You can tell a lot about a person’s politics and outlook on life—and mental stability—by looking at the poems he writes.
Free verse is a symptom of a disease that afflicts the whole body of modern art — it’s the slow-creeping tingling in the fingers and toes that indicates the tumor growing in the brain.
Today, April 27, it’s Carry a Poem in Your Pocket Day—#PocketPoem. This is one of the many festivities of the National Poetry Month.
Many people have a hard time finding the point of poetry, much less poetry that boasts of its nonsensical content; but poetry is the literature of compacted significance.
Ben Lerner’s ‘The Hatred of Poetry’ lends a sympathetic ear to people who hate poetry, even as he makes the case for why poetry must be appreciated.
You knew Donald J. Trump needed limericks. So did we.
American poet and writer, Dana Gioia, joins the Federalist Radio Hour.
Poet and former Marine and discusses the strategy, history and emotion behind war.
Saudi Arabia has sentenced Ashraf Fayadh to death for love poetry.
Michael Derrick Hudson couldn’t get his poem published—until he submitted it under an Asian-sounding pen name.
Some horrible, no good, very bad poetry should put you in the right mood for Halloween.
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