Henry Rollins is best known for tearing up the stage as front man of the now defunct Black Flag or his present musical endeavor Rollins Band. He has become cultural icon through his spoken word work which is sometimes poetic, sometimes comedic, and sometimes political yet always poignant. This has al
Known to refer to herself on occasion as "Zora, Queen of the Niggerati," Zora Neale Hurston cut a provocative figure during the Harlem Renaissance, both in her person and in her writing. As folklorist, teacher, anthropologist, and author, Hurston was a champion of black heritage. She visited Haiti an
Ben Jonson may be the most famous person to use the shortened version of his given name professionally. It is for hackneyed notes and anecdotes like these that the playwright, poet, and actor is now primarily known.
Evidently, it is really difficult to be a dramatist and poet if you lived
The brainchild of Danny Snelson and Phoebe Springstubb, the young Aphasic Letters produces more interesting work than the vast majority of otherwise like-minded arts and literary institutions. Snelson and Springstubb – whose other endeavors find them wending through the Ontological Hysterical Thea