Lynda Says I Should Do Spoken Word?

My friend Lynda  listened to my KCHUNG show live and when we spoke on the phone later that night Lynda said I should do spoken word. I said that I had not thought about spoken word in many years but I was thinking about making a book from the @8pmiam text. Lynda said that I should put my drawings in the book. Wow! that’s a fantastic idea! I never would have though of that on my own. Thanks Lynda for your inspiration!

Prior to doing the show I printed out a text version (in ascending order) to read on paper rather than reading directly from the Twitter account on my phone. Although I had glanced at a few of the entries I had not read the entire piece. And as I was reading I realized that I had very little memory of exactly what I was doing that year. It made me think about why and how we choose to remember what we do and how we forget all the rest.

I do recall that when I was writing these 140 character texts I tried to be as honest as possible. And when I was reading these personal journal entries live on the radio eight years later I felt extremely vulnerable and often humiliated. This was not a fantasy script I could hide behind -this was my life.

Listen to the @8pmiam Margie.LA broadcast  (@8pmiam texts start at approximately minute 14:30)
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BTW- Lynda is my good friend who makes beautiful hats and hair accessories. Please take a moment to check out her fantastic Etsy Shop 🙂

Author: Margie Schnibbe

I am a multidisciplinary artist making videos, films, drawings, paintings, sculptures, installations, writings, zines, music and performances for over thirty years.

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