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Riding Around in Pods With Noise From Nancy Rommelmann

John Hood | Posted 03.24.2013 | Miami
John Hood

f Harry Crews and Katherine Dunn had ripped off each others' clothes in some back alley one late night, their illegitimate love child would likely grow up to write a book of stories very much like Nancy Rommelmann.

For Artist Peter Tunney, the Time Is Always 'Wow'

John Hood | Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts
John Hood

2012-03-14-20120314PeterTunneySkullSessionsF.jpg Artist Peter Tunney is perhaps the most positive person on the planet. So it's a surprise to find that Tunney's most recent series involves skulls.

Hard Print: John Barth on Fistfights, Riots and Shadow Boxing With Norman Mailer

John Hood | Posted 04.16.2012 | Books
John Hood

Star-studded seminars aren't the only things Barth fondly recalls, nor are they even the most violent, playfully or otherwise. In fact, an episode at SUNY/Buffalo almost got our man mauled not by a literary lion -- but by the authorities.

Cheeta Is Alive and Well and Living in Palm Springs

John Hood | Posted 02.29.2012 | Celebrity
John Hood

"It will always remain a mystery... but our Cheeta is now the ambassador for all the chimps that ever played Cheeta, and we'll continue on that path no matter how the press wants to spin it."

Interviewing Terry Gross

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Hood

There may be no better interviewer working today than Fresh Air host Terry Gross.

Michael Jackson Was My First

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Hood

It's one of those nights I'll never forget. My friend and I had been dreaming about it for years, through all the play-acting, lip-syncing, record-buying and cartoons. We finally got to see the Jackson 5 in concert.

New Jersey Senator Menendez Rallies Miami Republicans for Obama; Florida Pols Avoid Bush

John Hood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Hood

"Traditionally Republican Latinos in Florida are moving in Barack's direction," said Menendez. "Earlier today we were at a senior citizen's center, hard core conservatives, yet overwhelmingly there was support for Obama."