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Posts in the The Reactive category
Sayonara, 2016 | TDR Highlights

2016 was a memorable year for many reasons, filled with strikes and gutters (as they say in the parlance of our times). We're going to run through some of our highlights of the year.

Masande Crabless Cakes | Radio Waves

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 29 December, 2016 0 comments |
On the Dial | Small Towns in Iowa

On the heels of the Pygmalion Festival in Champaign, Illinois, we took Masande Ntshanga on what we jokingly referred to as the "Silicorn Valley" Tour throughout much of Iowa. This included pit stops in Fairfield, and events in East Davenport, and Iowa City.

Masande Ntshanga, author of The Reactive (Two Dollar Radio, 2016), and N.J. Campbell, author of Found Audio (Two Dollar Radio, 2017) | Read more →
Posted by Eric Obenauf on 03 October, 2016 0 comments |
Design of the Week | Flying Lotus - Never Catch Me ft. Kendrick Lamar

I am currently along for the ride on Masande Ntshanga's U.S. book tour for The Reactive. Last Saturday, we were exchanging and discussing music videos in our hotel room over some classy-shitty American beer. He showed me the beautiful and redemptive video for the song, "Never Catch Me."

Flying Lotus | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 28 September, 2016 0 comments |
On The Dial | Masande Ntshanga's U.S. Book Tour

Author of The Reactive, Masande Ntshanga, has been tearing across the Midwest since starting his U.S. book tour in New York last weekend.

Masande Ntshanga | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 26 September, 2016 0 comments |
Pygmalion Festival Preview

This weekend we'll be attending The Pygmalion Festival in Champaign-Urbana, IL for the second year in a row! Joining us will be author of The Reactive, Masande Ntshanga.

Pygmalion Logo | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 22 September, 2016 0 comments |
Events Bonanza!

Get hip to all the events we'll be at this September!

TDR Event Booth | Radio Waves

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 15 September, 2016 0 comments |
The Reactive is now officially out!!!

It's always a long road from acceptance to publication, so it's nice to take a step back on a book's publication day and say, well lookie here, we made something. Today that something is an incendiary and powerful debut novel called The Reactive, by South African writer Masande Ntshanga.

The Reactive by Masande Ntshanga, Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 07 June, 2016 0 comments |
Book Beginnings & The Reactive

Late Night Library's host, Sean Aaron Bowers, expresses his fascination with opening lines of novels in his podcast about THE REACTIVE with author Masande Ntshanga. I have listed three memorable opening lines that come to mind for me!

The Reactive | TDR Radio Waves Blog

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 06 June, 2016 0 comments |
The Reactive is Buzzin'

Masande Ntshanga's powerful debut novel The Reactive officially drops June 5th, but copies are in stock NOW—get excited!

Masande holding The Reactive | TDR Radio Waves Blog 2016

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Posted by Brett Gregory on 23 May, 2016 0 comments |
On the Dial

The skinny on all the happenings at Two Dollar Radio Corporate Headquarters this week.

Two Dollar Radio Sippy Cup Koozie

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 20 May, 2016 0 comments |

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