“On today’s podcast, a Bushwick book club takes on a whole new dimension”
“It is books, it is music, it is togetherness, otherness, artfulness, it is trash; it is at once an explosion of merengue, anti-folk, kraut-rock, ghoulish audience hooting and some drunk jeopardy.”
“...the Bushwick Book Club takes humdrum book reading to a new level...”
“The first installment of the Hip Hop Book Club at Goodbye Blue Monday in Bushwick tonight will feature rappers who read.”
"There is a place in Brooklyn where songwriters know no fear."
“podcast for ASCAP studios online”
“Just imagine what these clever songsmiths will do with such subjects as the Galapagos, Blue-footed Boobies, and the HMS Beagle, surely one of the best-named ships in literary history. ”
“Tuesday night featured songs in the spirit of Vonnegut—funny, thoughtful, and a little disturbing.”
"...they were able to contribute a range of responses to Darwin's work. Some of the songs are funny, political, or didactic.... Warning: Some of the songs contain explicit language."
“Brooklyn’s Goodbye Blue Monday hosts a monthly series devoted to literary music. By Sophie Harris”
“Also tonight the Bushwick Bookclub challenges local musicians to create and perform songs about James and the Giant Peach.”
“Feeling literate? Head out to Goodbye Blue Monday for the latest meeting of the Bushwick Book Club, a monthly gathering in which local indie songwriters serve up new sounds based on a predetermined book.”
“A capacity crowd chuckles at lyrics about rough sex and bodily fluids.”
“One of Brooklyn’s scrappiest cultural institutions hosts a new kind of book club...”
“1st meeting of Bushwick Book Club in Gothamist.”
“I advertised this night as "Singers with beavers."”