S4 E7 – There’s No I in Essay

I'll Find Myself When I'm Dead
I'll Find Myself When I'm Dead
S4 E7 - There's No I in Essay

This week we’re talking about essays that aren’t in the first person. Elena picked one example, Eliot Weinberger’s “The Rhinoceros,” and Justin picked another, an excerpt from Claudia Rankine’s Citizen. Also: the new Macbeth, the acting role Elena was recently offered, Elena recites some Lady Macbeth, more March Xness previewing, some Arnold Palmer talk, and a mini-spelling bee. 

Some things we mention:

Eliot Weinberger’s “The Rhinoceros”: http://www.rhinoresourcecenter.com/pdf_files/120/1206206707.pdf

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen: https://www.graywolfpress.org/books/citizen 

Brian Doyle’s “Joyas Voladoras”: