White House Poetry Night: Michael Savage versus Kenneth Goldsmith
It wasn’t just Common making waves in the rightwing media recently. Kenneth Goldsmith aka Kenny G, poet, founding editor of UbuWeb, former host at WFMU, teacher of Poetics and Poetic Practice at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Editor of PENNsound, was also at the White House poetry jam. Here he is attacked on national radio show “Savage Nation” as a “10th rate clown” and “Abbie Hoffman 2”:
(no idea why the LGF script is mangling the MP3 link instead of automatically embedding it like it is supposed to. here is a direct link.)
Here is Goldsmith’s performance at the White House Poetry Night:
Also: Video of Kenny at the workshop:
PS: In case you missed it: Kenny G got hilariously dissed by Jon Stewart on The Daily Show as well last week (it’s about 1:09 into the show).