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Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast

Mile High Poetry Slam Podcast

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We discuss all things Poetry Slam in the Denver metro area. Mercury Cafe, Slam Nuba, Minor Disturbance, Hear Here.

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This week, we break down the open mic and slam at the Mercury Cafe, give a preview of the National Poetry Slam, and interview the owner of the Mercury Cafe, Marilyn Megenity! Topics include: Day events, night events, and bouts to see at... more

This week, we review the open mic and slam that took place at the Mercury Cafe the past week, and we interview co-founder of the Denver poetry slam, Kate Makkai! Topics include: The early years of Denver poetry slam, 2000-2002... more

This week, we review the Minor Disturbance team sendoff show, discuss what happened with the youth slam, bring back the Hard Truth, and interview the hardest hustling poet in Denver, Hakeem Furious! Topics include Cap 6, what it... more

This week, we interview co-slam master and current competing member of Slam Nuba, Toluwa! Also, since there was no slam at the Mercury Cafe, I answer some of your questions about slam's past and its people. Topics include: Times... more

This week, we review the annual Slaughterhouse Slam at the Mercury Cafe, and interview the amazing Mary McDonough! The Slaughterhouse Slam is an annual big money slam that has been a staple of Denver poetry since 2006. Mary... more

This week, we review the open mic and slam from the Mercury Cafe, and talk some Denver Slam history with national slam champion, one of the founders of Slam Nuba, and one half of the Dynamic Duo, Panama Soweto! Topics include:... more

This week, we break down the open mic and slam from the Mercury Cafe, review the feature set from Joy Young, and interview Denver slam legend, Jen Rinaldi! Jen opens up about what lead her to the Mercury Cafe, her 2006 national... more

This week, we review the youth slam from 6/11/17, discuss the hard truth of poetry as therapy, and interview Slam legend, Theo "Lucifury" Wilson! Topics include avoiding cliche with familiar themes, 2007, 2011, and 2014 Slam Nuba... more

This week, we review the open mic and slam at the Mercury Cafe. We break down the AMAZING features, RJ Walker and Jose Soto from Salt Lake City, and discuss the roles of feminism, research, and silliness in slam with Katherine... more

This week, we review Slam Nuba and the Mercury Cafe, talk a hard truth about losing a venue to gentrification, and Wheeler Light and I fix all the problems with poetry slam! Topics include growing up in the 90's, mental illness, fighting... more

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