Author Archives: Dustin Luke Nelson

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Cloud Writing

Kurt Braunohler is an interesting comedian. “Interesting” is vague. His comedy verges on performance art. That’s what I meant. It often works to achieve an end beyond comedy in many ways, which separates it from a lot of comedy wheremore…

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Snubbed 2013 – The Almost Oscars

The list of films that “should have” received Oscar nominations is an annual ritual observed religiously by many. Its central tenet appears to be a belief that the Academy Awards nominates and rewards the best films of the year, whichmore…

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The Last Reading on Earth, Ever – Watch It Now

It’s here! The apocalypse, according to an interpretation of the Mayan calendar, will happen today. (Or, really, the calendar will end…same thing though, right? Whatever. Today’s the apocalypse.) Here in the InDigest Offices we are celebrating the apocalypse with amore…

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InDigest TV 1.5

The Shellphone Loudspeaker is our Kickstarter project of the week. (For now, we will pretend that this is the only Kickstarter project in this post.) It’s a beautiful, simple idea: repurposing shells as an amplification system for iPhones. We likemore…

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Literary Events in New York This Week

Monday: Diana Arterian & Cody-Rose Clevidence read at the Poetry Project on St. Marks, 8pm / $10 Tuesday: Dangit I’m Thirsty Reading and Music Series w/ Roger Bonair-Agard, Dale Dumas, Joe Pioggia, Ben Fama, Monica McClure, Bianca Stone, Rachel Grace,more…

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InDigest TV vol. 1.4

This short film from the British Film Institute is a part of their British Transport Films. It’s a 9-minute documentary about a train traveling, in the dead of winter, between Kirkby Stephen and Barnard Castle that is getting stuck inmore…

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December 21, 2012 | All Day |

The Last Reading on Earth, Ever: A Marathon Reading of Apocalyptic Writing

InDigest is hosting an online reading Friday, December 21st, of apocalyptic poems and stories to welcome the day of the apocalypse, the day of our ultimate doom. We’ve had the interns here in the InDigest Offices working night and daymore…

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Literary Events in New York This Week

Monday: Monday Night Poetry: Mark Strand and Malachi Black at KGB Bar, 7pm / FREE Tuesday: 2012 Pulitzer Prize Poetry Winner Tracy K. Smith & Brooklyn’s Poet Laureate Tina Chang Read From Their Latest Work at the Strand Bookstore, 7pmmore…

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InDigest TV, vol. 1.3

Eileen Myles is reading poems with puppets on YouTube. This one is called “Vista.” Though, the puppet kind of looks like a doll to me. Nonetheless, it’s awesome, and I hope there’s more of this and Eileen Myles in generalmore…

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Literary Events in New York This Week

Monday: Monday Night Poetry: David Lehman and Mark Doty at KGB Bar, 7pm / FREE Tuesday: 4th Bi-Annual ‘Pen, Paper and Palate’ Literary Salon with leading authors discuss ‘Autobiography and Memoir,’ including Sebastian Junger, Kati Marton, Andrew McCarthy, Rose Styron,more…

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Literary Events in New York This Week

Monday: Breakout: Voices from Inside – A Benefit Reading for PEN’s Prison Writing Program w/ Lili Taylor, Nick Flynn, Touré, and Bryonn Bain at the Strand Bookstore, 7:30pm / $35 Aracelis Girmay + Jenny Zhang at the Poetry Project, 8pmmore…

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December 14, 2012 | 7pm | FREE

InDigest 5-Year Anniversary Celebration

On December 14th InDigest will be celebrating our 5-year anniversary with a reading at The Gallery at LPR. The night will feature some good music and readings from Andrew Durbin, Jennifer H. Fortin, Lech Harris, Anne Cecelia Holmes, Steven Karl,more…

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