PDX Darlings Microedition 11/19/17

November 19, 2017

PDX Darlings the Micro Edition 11/19/17

1. I answer a question: 

What are our pet peeves about attending, hosting and participating in small art-events?

2. I make a recommendation:

The Trail Keepers of Oregon Fundraiser - November 24th at Migration Brewing, 5pm to 7pm. Catered event. Bring twenty dollars! (Wildfire restoration!) 

3. I tell a story:

I talk about my book tour for my first book, One More for the People, and some weird and funny things that happened to me at my readings. 

4. I talk about my projects. 

Beeswing Listening Bee and The People's Guide to Portland

5. I share with you one thing I learned this week:

Zeitgebers!!

Editors note: Sorry for the coughing and static in the beginning of the epsiode. AND what I am referring to about the fundraiser is the awful forest fires that happened in the Columbia River Gorge this last fall. 

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PDX Darlings Microedition 11/13/17

November 13, 2017

Welcome to a CREEPY Episode of PDX Darlings the Micro-Edition - I talk about the holidays, hometown murder, conspiracy theories and artistic collaoration, sharing somegood and bad experiences I've had in the past. 

 

1. I answer a question: 

I talk about artistic collaboration

2. I make a recommendation

Claudia Rankine's Citizen and the Showcase Podcast

3. I tell a story

I tell the story of a murder in my hometown of Corbett Oregon (Jerry Stomp's Murder)

4. I talk about my projects

5. I share somehting I learned this week. 

 

Thanks for listening!

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 11/07/17

November 7, 2017

PDX Darling Microedition, 11/7/17

1. I answer a question: How do you avoid cultural appropriation as an artist?

(Listen to the end of the episode to hear an OLD slam poem by a very YOUNG version of Martha)

2. I make a recommendation 

Heaven's Gate Podcast

3. I tell a story 

I tell a story about Catholicism, student loans and face a tough question about my health and internalized fat phobia.

4. I talk about my projects

5. I tell you one thing I learned this week

6. Bonus Poem!! (groan) 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/30/17 (Rome Edition!)

October 30, 2017

PDX Darlings The Rome Edition

The format for this week's show:

1. I answer a question: How do you do creative work when you're tired? 

2. I make a recommendation: What About The Rest of Your Life - by Sung Yim, Multnomah Falls Lodge

3. I tell a story: I talk about my trip to Rome with the Rick Steves tour and the strange workings of my own mind.

4. I talk about my projects.

5. I tell you one thing I learned this week. 

Thanks for listening!

(This is where I tell you to rate this podcast on itunes....do people ever actually do that??)

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/16/17

October 16, 2017

Hello!

This week I talk about discouragement, #metoo, bananas and much more! 

1. I answer a question: How do you deal with feeling discouragement?

2. I make a recommendation: 

Bananaland, a documentary about...you guessed it...Bananas!

AND

Susan de Freitas' class through litreactor.com

3. I tell a story: Inspired by the #metoo campaign I tell a story about that time I received several letters from Johnny Cash's grandson

5. I talk about my breasts (projects)

a. Beeswing Listening Bee - Tomorrow, October 17th! 

b. Literary Arts Class: The Micro Essay, Tuesday nights in November

c. November 10th 7pm at ILWU Local 5 Gallery Wordstock reading with Perfect Day Publishing

6. I tell you one thing I learned this week: Newsflash - It's about bananas!! 

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Send me a creative question: marthagrover@hotmail.com

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/10/17

October 10, 2017

Hello!

This week there are no less than five sneezes in this episode! (Some human, most feline)

1. I answer a question: How do I find a mentor?

(Hint: it's a trick question!)

2. I make a recommendaiton: Lemons and Fairy Tales

3. I tell a story: That time my grandmother gave me the Greek God of Bargains "As Is" and my father and I lose our shit at a storage facility. 

5. I talk about my breasts (projects)

a. Olympia Zine Fest

b. Know Your City, People's Guide to Portland

c. Banana Essay (I forgot to mention that the people in Central America who have kidney disease are banana and sugar cane workers)

6. I tell you one thing I learned this week: Positive and Negative Feedback Loops

 

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PDX Darlings Micro Edition 10/7/17

October 7, 2017

In my new series "PDX Darlings Micro-Edition" I spend a few minutes talking to you about the creative life! 

This is the format for today's show:

1. I answer a question about the creative life

TJ asks: Where do you make copies for your zines?

How do you make your covers?

2. I make a recommendation:

She's All Fat - A body positive podcast!

3. I tell a story

I tell a story about my grandpa Frank and his memory loss

4. I talk about my projects!

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The Fourth of July Dream, Martha Grover, One More for the People

August 26, 2017

Martha Grover reads an excert form her book, One More for the People, an essay entitled The Fourth of July Dream

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Martha Grover, Fourth of July Dream, One More for the People

August 26, 2017

Martha Grover reads an excerpt from her book, One More for the People, the essay, Fourth of July Dream.

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PDX DARLINGS, Episode 6, San Francisco with Fred

October 9, 2015

Last week I went to San Francisco with my grandpa Fred. If you've read my book, One More for the People, you know what a character Fred is. We had a great time and I miss him already. I made a "sound-scape" of our trip. Enjoy!

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