Midweek Teaser: Dr. Michael Nevradakis and Academic Corruption

This week’s guest, Dr. Michael Nevradakis shares a Stony Brook connection with Andrew and Adam. Dr. Nevradakis is also a former podcaster, and so it’s no surprise that their interview quickly finds a rhythm to talk about some of the real vulnerabilities faced by graduate students and early career academics… especially when it comes toContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Dr. Michael Nevradakis and Academic Corruption”

Midweek Teaser: Renee Liciaga Redux

The Ivory Tower Boiler Room team has been working hard–celebrating our birthday, getting ready to begin our second year of podcasting, and welcoming a fifth member, Ceren Usta, to our team. We’ll give you an opportunity to get to know Ceren very soon. We all deserve a little break this weekend, and we don’t mindContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Renee Liciaga Redux”

Wednesday Teaser: Interview with Lev Raphael, Part 3

“Let your home be a meeting place for the sages”-Pirkei Avot 1:4 Once again, we bring you the wisdom of our friend Lev Raphael for part three of the incredible conversation between him, Erika, and Andrew.  On his third visit with us, we hope he’s found a comfortable chair, and that the abundant throw pillowsContinue reading “Wednesday Teaser: Interview with Lev Raphael, Part 3”

Midweek Teaser: Lev Raphael Shares his Wisdom on Writing, Judaism, Sex, and More…

While we can’t take too much time away from bringing you all of the content we want to, we’re going to take a minute and breathe and exchange a few pats on the back and hugs after our first live event(s)–our open mic poetry event both online (via Zoom) and in-person at Words Matter BookstoreContinue reading “Midweek Teaser: Lev Raphael Shares his Wisdom on Writing, Judaism, Sex, and More…”

Midweek Teaser

Summer is here already, and while some people are thinking “vacation,” we are still hard at work here in the Ivory Tower Boiler Room (sometimes we are working from a sunlit folding chair). A last minute change in plans meant that last week, instead of our Writers’ Round Table, you heard Adam and Andrew talking toContinue reading “Midweek Teaser”

Midweek Teaser

This week is a bit of a first in the almost-one-year history of the Ivory Tower Boiler Room: we were asked to do a book review of sorts. The editors of Broadview Press invited us to interview them on the occasion of their release of the new edition of the Broadview Anthology of British Literature,Continue reading “Midweek Teaser”

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