Toxic? A Response to Robert Boucheron’s Article in The Review Review

Lighten up. Seriously. Pretty sure we’ve read that somewhere. Oh wow. My designer and I are going to make blackout poetry of this article during lunch, and I can already tell it will be AMAZING. But first, to engage with the text itself: #5. No search results Internet search engines cannot find the magazine by […]

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The Completely Effable Business of Poetry

I’m not wild about linking to William Logan’s article, but even MY MOM is cutting it out of the New York Times and MAILING it to me: I’ll save you the bother of reading it. Every New York Times op-ed with a headline such as “Nobody Buys Poetry Books Anymore” is the victim of poor […]

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How to Make a Poetry Anthology for Amazon Kindle: An HTML and EPUB Primer

It’s time for anthologies without apologies. The Yellow Buick Review is a groundbreaking new poetry anthology. It is also totally fake. The poems of the first issue (spoiler alert!) are the first seven paragraphs of Lorem Ipsum nonsense text. It’s available now for all major E-reader platforms. We worked really, really hard on it. Which […]

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A Startup Idea Whose Time Has Come

Artie went to TWO different startup pitch events today. This is what happens inside his cartoon/poet brain when he spends this much time around technically-minded people. For the record, the people at American Airlines were very gracious and took it all in stride.    

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Protected: Notes on How to be a Professional Poet

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