|The Slam Idol Podcast|
Interview with Larry Winfield
Round-up for Contest 6
Show Number 56 - October 15th 2005 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 6. The contestants are: "4 Days Dead" by Wolf Macfal, "Old Clothes" by Will Brown, "Behind the Mask" by Patricia Irvine, "Drink the Wine" by Larry Winfield, "When Will It Come?" by Steven F. Radzikowski, and "A Sterile And Elegant Room" by Belinda Subraman. Listen to the poems and rate them. Announcing some upcoming interviews. Plus a promo from Clever Little Pod.
A Sterile And Elegant Room by Belinda Subraman
Show Number 55 - October 11th 2005 - Featuring "A Sterile And Elegant Room" by Belinda Subraman. News: Thursday October 13th, 2005, 8pm, Magnolia Key Club - poetry, Jazz, 1440 East Franklin, Detroit.
When Will It Come? by S. F. Radzikowski
Show Number 54 - October 9th 2005 - Featuring "When Will It Come?" by S. F. Radzikowski. News: Monday, October 10th, 8pm, SLAM!: Competitive poetry open mic night. Cella @ The Sanctuary, 51-55 Brunswick St. East, Hove, East Sussex. £2. Other links: GypsyMag and Bzoo HomeGrown Radio.
Drink the Wine by Larry Winfield
Behind the Mask by Patricia Irvine
Old Clothes by Will Brown
4 Days Dead by Wolf Macfal
Interview with Belinda Subraman
Show Number 48 - September 15th 2005 - Featuring an interview with Belinda Subraman.
Round-up for Contest 5
Show Number 47 - September 13th 2005 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 5. The contestants are: "Good Violence. d.u.n." by Lord Patch, "Open Your Eyes" by Belinda Subraman, "Emin-8" by Kate Fox, "2 Worms" by David Higgins, "American Dream" by Al Brenner, and "Memories" by S. F. Radzikowski. Listen to the poems and rate them.
Listen here to Slam Idol Simon interviewed by Will at Cloudy Day Art.
Memories by S. F. Radzikowski
Show Number 46 - September 10th 2005 - Featuring "Memories" by S. F. Radzikowski. News: Monday, September 12th, 8pm, SLAM!: Competitive poetry open mic night. Cella @ The Sanctuary, 51-55 Brunswick St. East, Hove, East Sussex. £2.
American Dream by Al Brenner
Show Number 45 - September 7th 2005 - Featuring "American Dream" by Al Brenner. News: Friday, September 16th, 9pm, Over The Edge and Poetry Ireland present Alan Jude Moore & Noel Monahan at the Scribbler's Cafe & Wine Bar, Galway.
2 Worms by David Higgins
The Slam Idol podcast received a nice bit of coverage on this page of the web-site of The Guardian newspaper.
Emin-8 by Kate Fox
Show Number 43 - August 31st 2005 - Featuring "Emin-8" by Kate Fox. News: 5-Sep-2005 The Hammer & Tongue Monthly spoken word slam event at The Fringe Bar, 10 Kensington Gardens, North Laine, Brighton BN1 4AL. Tel. 01273 623683. The doors open at 7pm. £3 entry. Confirmed: HKB Finn and Elvis McGonagall.
Open Your Eyes by Belinda Subraman
Good Violence. d.u.n. by Lord Patch
Show Number 41 - August 22nd 2005 - Featuring "Good Violence. d.u.n." by Lord Patch.
Interview with Chris Mooney-Singh
Show Number 39 - August 10th 2005 - Featuring an interview with Chris Mooney-Singh.
Interview with Anthony Maulucci
Show Number 38 - August 7th 2005 - Featuring an interview with Anthony S. Maulucci.
Round-up for Contest 4
Show Number 37 - August 2nd 2005 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 4. The contestants are: Anthony S. Maulucci, Paul Nicholls, Chris Mooney-Singh, Aym, Dasha Kelly, and Al Brenner. Start voting!
Land Mine Museum by Al Brenner
Show Number 36 - July 31st 2005 - Featuring "Land Mine Museum" by Al Brenner.
Home by Dasha Kelly
Show Number 35 - July 25th 2005 - Featuring "Home" by Dasha Kelly.
Up North by Aym
The Word Must Rock by Chris Mooney-Singh
Show Number 33 - July 18th 2005 - Featuring "The Word Must Rock" by Chris Mooney-Singh.
Life in a Can by Paul Nicholls
Show Number 32 - July 15th 2005 - Featuring "Life in a Can" by Paul Nicholls.
We the People are waiting by Anthony S. Maulucci
Show Number 31 - July 11th 2005 - Featuring "We the People are waiting" by Anthony S. Maulucci.
slamidol20050708 - reflections on the morning after the London Explosions
July 8th 2005
July 7th 2005
Round-up for Contest 3
Show Number 29 - June 24th 2005 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 3. Listen to the poems and rate them.
Interview with Drey Monserrat
Show Number 28 - June 20th 2005 - Featuring an Interview with Drey Monserrat.
The Stone Heads at Mount Rushmore by Anthony S. Maulucci
Show Number 27 - June 17th 2005 - Featuring "The Stone Heads at Mount Rushmore" by Anthony S. Maulucci.
Louder Than Oppression by Tichaona M. Chinyelu
Show Number 26 - June 13th 2005 - Featuring "Louder Than Oppression" by Tichaona M. Chinyelu.
Goodbye dutchess by Roger Smalls
My Girlfriend is So Fat by Drey Monserrat
Alone as I cry by David Higgins
Show Number 23 - June 3rd 2005 - Featuring "Alone as I cry" by David Higgins.
The Spoken Word by Intellect
Interview with Jan McLaughlin
Show Number 20 - May 21st 2005 - Featuring an interview with Jan McLaughlin, and notice to continue rating the poems, but please take the time to rate all 6 poems.
Round-up for Contest 2
Show Number 19 - May 19th 2005 - Featuring excerpts of all 6 poems competing in Contest 2. Listen to the poems here and then start rating them at around midnight GMT on Friday night (May 20th).
First public performance by Yasmin Butt
Show Number 18 - May 16th 2005 - Featuring sound-seeing of a live poetry performance by Yasmin Butt, and an excerpt from The Richard Vobes Radio Show.
Simba's Song by Edwin Wilson
Trout Fishing in Los Angeles by Rick Lupert
Show Number 16 - May 8th 2005 - Featuring "Trout Fishing in Los Angeles" by Rick Lupert.
Chocolate by Will Brown
Tony Blair by Aym
Compost Thunder by Jan McLaughlin
Show Number 13 - April 29th 2005 - Featuring "Compost Thunder" by Jan McLaughlin.
I'm A Believer by Elvis McGonagall
Show Number 12 - April 25th 2005 - Featuring "I'm A Believer" by Elvis McGonagall.
Dan and Tamara
Show Number 10 - April 22nd 2005 - Keep Voting, using the panel on the right of this page! Voting ends Saturday April 23rd at midnight GMT. Show featuring a mail from Tamara Woods and an interview with Dan Adinolfi.
Show Number 9 - April 21st 2005 - Featuring an interview with AYM.
Show Number 7 - April 17th 2005 - Start Voting, using the panel on the right of this page! Plus feedback from microbie and Chris Boldiston.
Quiet by Tamara Woods
Show Number 6 - April 15th 2005 - Featuring poem "Quiet" by Tamara Woods.
My Town On The Erie Canal by Dan Adinolfi
Show Number 5 - April 12th 2005 - Featuring poem "My Town On The Erie Canal" by Dan Adinolfi.
you gotta fight for your right to latte by Luke Wright
Show Number 4 - April 10th 2005 - Featuring poem "you gotta fight for your right to latte" by Luke Wright.
Hymn by Nii Parkes
The Better Beggar by The PodPoet
Show Number 2 - April 3rd 2005 - The second podcast featuring a poem called "The Better Beggar" by The Pod Poet.
Dust 2 Dust by AYM
Show Number 1 - April 1st 2005 - Introductory podcast featuring a poem called "Dust 2 Dust" by AYM.
Welcome to the Slam Idol podcast - the poetry slam on your iPod or other MP3 player.
You'll hear performances from a pick of the best up-and-coming performance poets.
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