Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“War and Football” – the Strange Case of Stephen Crane on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Jan. 20 – Jan. 24 , 2014

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Famous author of the Civil War classic “The Red Badge of Courage” uses images and descriptions from sport to describe to the public a war he never experienced.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/80956-stephen-crane

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Radio Appearance

Ovids’s Metamorphoses– on Classics Now,  Thursday, January 16, 2013 at 1:15  PM on KHSU 90.5 FM, Arcata

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Join Doc and Mary for their monthly classics literature show on the Humboldt Homepage.  They will discuss the Roman poet Ovid’s classic work Metamorphoses.  Rivaling the Bible and Homer’s Iliad in terms of its influence on western literature, Ovid’s retelling of tales of love, violence, nature, power and creation drawn from ancient myth is a timeless treasure.  Doc and Mary will glimpse in particular a the stories of Narcissus and Echo, Latona and the Lycian Peasants and Baucis & Philemon.

Tune in and listen to the show or stream it at:

http://www.khsu.org/listen_live

Doc’s Sports Today and in the Day

“Alexis Arguello” on ESPN Sports Radio 1340 AM, 7:55 AM, Jan. 13  – Jan. 17, 2014

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Nicaragua’s Alexis Arguello’s was one of boxing’s great and beloved warriors of the 1970’s and 1980’s.  A champion in the featherweight, jr. lightweight and lightweight divisions, he never lost a championship title defense.  But later in life, politics proved to be more treacherous and unpredictable than the fight game.

To stream Doc’s piece, go the PRX link below:

http://www.prx.org/pieces/108645-alexis-arguello

Read Christian Giudice’s compelling blow-by-blow biography entitled “Beloved Warrior:  The Rise and Fall of Alexis Arguello at http://www.amazon.com/Beloved-Warrior-Rise-Alexis-Arg%C3%BCello/dp/1597977098

Spoken Word/Music

Doc, Jeff DeMark, Amy Day and guitarist Rick Levin will give a benefit performance for the new Trinidad Library at 380 Janis Court on Thursday, January 9 at 7:00 PM

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 In a benefit for the children’s programming at the Trinidad Library, writers Jeff DeMark, Doc Stull and  Amy Day, along with guitarist Rick Levin, will perform at the Library on Thursday, January 9 starting at 7.m.  Cher-Ae Heights Casino and Salty’s Supply Company are providing sponsorship for the benefit. There is no charge for the event but donations are welcome.

The Trinidad Library’s children’s programming provides readings, storytelling, music programs, summer reading projects and more.  The library recently opened it’s doors to it’s new building, which is located across from Murphy’s grocery store and next to the new Trinidad Museum.

Doc Stull and Jeff DeMark are both longtime participants in the local writing and spoken word scene. Westhaven resident Amy Day organized a successful writing retreat last summer has been writing for a number of years. Rick Levin is the lead guitarist and singer in the local country/honkytonk band Cadillac Ranch.

 For more information contact Trinidad Library branch manager Kenzie Mullen at 677-0227 or at kmullen@co.humboldt.ca.us. Jeff DeMark can be reached at jeffdemark@gmail.com or 601-1965.

   Phone: 707-677-0227