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Saturday, October 8, 2016 Permalink

...is In Pursuit

  

Happiness (via Twitter)

I asked for it and you #HeyListeners weighed in with your own ideas of happiness. Here are a few from this week.


Reading Recommendations from Christian Kiefer

Christian's Kiefer is a noted author as well as a musician and when he appearerd on The Guest List this week I asked about what he's been reading lately. That portion didn't make it into the audio so the novels Kiefer suggests you check out are listed below, along witha few of his thoughts.

/media/7728403/Tallent-Medocino%20Fire.jpg  Elizabeth Tallent Medocino Fire
  This is Tallent's first book of short stories in 20 years.





/media/7728391/Spurgeon-Let%20the%20Water%20Hold%20Me%20Down.jpg  Michael Spurgeon - Let The Water Hold Me Down
 "I think anyone, especially in Sacramento who  hasn't 
  read [his] book, should read it immediately.  It's 
  beautiful and challenging and lovely." 

 


/media/7728367/Abraham-Tina.jpg  Lois Ann Abraham - Tina Goes to Heaven
  "...and while we're talking about locals...it's funny
  and horrifying and beautiful and dangerous..."




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Max Porter - Grief is The Thing With Feathers
 
"It's told in very short chapters, one or two pages
  long. It's about a scholar of poet Ted Hughes whose
  wife dies and he's left to raise his children on his
  own. The figure who comes to help is Crow from
  Hughes' poetry. A poetic persona that Ted Hughes
  took on. Crow is a trickster and kind of a pain in the ass (can I say 'ass' on the radio?) It's a remarkable book, weird and funny, heartwarming and in the end very cathartic."

Playlist

8:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Chasing Happiness // Nick Introduces the Episode from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
8:03 p.m.
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Stranger To My Happiness BUY from Give The People What They Want
8:06 p.m.
Fujiya & Miyagi: Little Stabs At Happiness BUY from Artificial Sweeteners
8:10 p.m.
Wilco: Happiness BUY from Schmilco
8:13 p.m.
The Mattoid: Happiness BUY from Hello
8:17 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Break 01 from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
8:18 p.m.
Sparklehorse: Happy Man (Non-Album Edit) BUY from Happy Man
8:21 p.m.
Goldfrapp: Happiness (Single Version) BUY from The Singles
8:25 p.m.
Charles Spearin: Mrs. Morris BUY from The Happiness Project
8:26 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Christian Kiefer's Catharsis from The Guest List from Hey, Listen!
8:36 p.m.
Dean & Britta: Friday I'm In Love BUY from Just Like Heaven: A Tribute to the Cure
8:40 p.m.
Hasil Adkins: I'm Happy BUY from Out to Hunch
8:43 p.m.
Death Lurks: Happiness Pie BUY from Kids In The Hall Brain Candy
8:45 p.m.
Salt Wizard: Never Been So Happy from Salt Wizard
8:46 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Break 02 from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
8:47 p.m.
Bonnie Prince Billy: We Are Unhappy BUY from Singer's Grave A Sea of Tongues
8:51 p.m.
The Smiths: Unhappy Birthday BUY from Strangeways, Here We Come
8:54 p.m.
Danny Brown: Lonely BUY from Old
8:57 p.m.
Field Mouse: Happy BUY from Hold Still Life
9:00 p.m.
9:00 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Break 03 - Your Tweets on Happiness from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
9:02 p.m.
POLICA: Happy be Fine BUY from Give You The Ghost
9:06 p.m.
Damned: I Just Can't Be Happy Today BUY from Machine Gun Etiquette
9:10 p.m.
Modest Mouse: Make Everyone Happy/Mechanical Birds BUY from This Is a Long Drive for Someone
9:16 p.m.
Drive-By Truckers: Guns of Umpqua BUY from American Band
9:20 p.m.
Nick Brunner: INTERVIEW - Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
9:25 p.m.
Magnetic Fields: The Luckiest Guy On The Lower East Side BUY from 69 Love Songs
9:28 p.m.
The Beatles: Happiness Is a Warm Gun BUY from The Beatles (The White Album)
9:31 p.m.
Dead Kennedys: Straight A's BUY from Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death
9:33 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Break 05 from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
9:34 p.m.
The Go! Team: The Scene Between BUY from The Scene Between
9:38 p.m.
David Bowie: Young Americans BUY from Young Americans
9:43 p.m.
Deerhoof: Snoopy Waves BUY from Offend Maggie
9:45 p.m.
Shuggie Otis: Happy House BUY from Inspiration Information/ Wings Of Love
9:46 p.m.
Nick Brunner: Break 06 - Good Night, Happy Listeners from Hey, Listen! - Episode 005: In Pursuit
9:47 p.m.
The Juan Maclean: Happy House BUY from Future Will Come

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