poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator
Ron Padgett is an American poet, essayist, fiction writer and translator.
Poet Ron Padgett reveals that in the 1960s, he found a dusty novel in a Manhattan bookstore.
May. 4, 2017
Padgett's poems stand in for the poems written by a bus driver in the Jim Jarmusch movie Paterson.
Feb. 2, 2017
Joe is Ron Padgett's intimate and affectionate biography-memoir of his friend of four decades, artist-poet Joe Brainard.
Nov. 22, 2007
Much of what distinguishes New Orleans today from other American cities can be traced back to deep French and African influences from the Caribbean Island now called Haiti.
from Music Special Programming
"The United States vs. Billie Holiday" chronicles the U.S.
from Film Reviews
Streaming services are constantly looking for ways to fight churn, which is when viewers sign up for a service and then drop it after they’ve watched a particular show.
from Hollywood Breakdown
Austin Winsberg, creator of the NBC series “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist,” and producer-choreographer Mandy Moore check in from Canada, where they had just finished shooting the…
from The Business
Viet Thang Nguyen discusses his new novel, “The Committed,” the follow-up to his Pulitzer-winning “The Sympathizer,” and the second entry in a planned trilogy.
Indoor museums are still closed — while malls, tattoo shops, hair and nail salons have been open since Gov. Gavin Newsom lifted parts of the state’s stay-at-home order last month.
from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
This week’s art picks include Kate Barbee’s stitched-up pseudo-Cubist forms; a new gallery in Chinatown focused on elevating design objects; and Xylor Jane’s palindromic paintings.
from Arts & Culture Stories
The new movie “Minari” is a personal story from filmmaker Lee Isaac Chung. It’s about a Korean American family struggling to run a small Arkansas farm in the 1980s.
from The Business
The first in a two-parter with George Saunders discussing his new book, "A Swim in a Pond in the Rain: In Which Four Russians Give a Master Class on Writing, Reading, and Life."