Tone Madison‘s Scott Gordon talks with Madison native, musician, and journalist Dan Kaufman about growing up in Madison in the 1980s and getting exposed to that era’s great Midwestern underground—especially Appliances-SFB, whose singer, Tom Laskin, died on June 15. Subscribe to the Tone Madison/WORT-FM podcast on iTunes.
Today’s guest is Professor Timothy Yu to talk about Asian American writers, the controversy over Calvin Trillin’s Chinese food poem in the New Yorker, and his new book of poetry, 100 Chinese Silences. Timothy Yu is of English and Asian American studies, as well as the director of the Asian American Studies Program at UW-Madison. His […]