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Posts in the Square Wave 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 |
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 Removals comes from a long line of intentionally ambiguous, paranoid thrillers."

Over the past two days, Nicholas Rombes has appeared in conversations at Vol. 1 Brooklyn and 3:AM Magazine with Mark de Silva, author of Square Wave, where he's discussed everything from dubbing over old VHS tapes scored from UHaul outlets, Mussolini's Blackshirts, revolution, and "art as a weapon."

Milly Sanders and Eliza Jane Wood-Obenauf on the set of The Removals (Two Dollar Radio)

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 11 May, 2016 0 comments |
A Literary Rookie at Mission Creek

Molly Delaney reports on attending Iowa City's Mission Creek Festival for the first time, a fun-filled and action-packed 2.5 days and nights where culture of all stripes is at the forefront.

Carola Dibbell, Molly Delaney, and Eric Obenauf at Mission Creek Festival 2016

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Posted by Molly Delaney on 20 April, 2016 0 comments |
Design of the Week | Spotlight

Really, Mark de Silva's essay on putdownable prose and the difference between cookie-cutter and visionary work published at 3:AM Magazine had a profound effect on me. Previously, I held a speech by Jason Flores-Williams, delivered at the closing of CBGB's, and later published in The Brooklyn Rail as my raison d'être at Two Dollar Radio.

CBGB's on Two Dollar Radio's Radio Waves blog

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 03 March, 2016 0 comments |
Introducing Street Team Member, Lauren Korn!

Lauren Korn is a ferocious reader and inventive member of the Two Dollar Radio Street Team hailing from Missoula, Montana, with a love of Jeff Goldblum few can rival. Check out our interview with this cool Montana Mountain queen.

Lauren Korn, member of the Two Dollar Radio Street Team

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 01 March, 2016 0 comments |
The Countdown is On!

Tomorrow is a big for us, as we release the first trailer for The Removals, and celebrate the publication of Mark de Silva's novel, Square Wave.

2-9-2016 Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 08 February, 2016 0 comments |
#FridayReads -> Square Wave by Mark de Silva

Check this excerpt from Mark de Silva's Square Wave, which drops next month, praised earlier this week as "the closest we get to David Mitchell on LSD."

Mark de Silva, author of Square Wave

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Posted by Eliza Wood on 08 January, 2016 0 comments |

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Radio Waves daily blog by Two Dollar Radio indie book publisher

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