Paul E Nelson’s Interviews by Jason Wirth

It was a very humbling experience for me Friday, December 14, 2018, to hear very intelligent and considerate people talk about different aspects of SPLAB’s 25 years in existence, with a special focus on our old days (pre-2009) in Auburn and the interview...

#SPLAB@25

The non-profit organization I founded on December 14, 1993 turns 25 tomorrow and we are going to celebrate. SPLAB started as It Plays in Peoria Productions and had a mission of creating radio interview public affairs programs. At the height of that mission, our weekly...

American Prophets Pre-Sales

SPLAB turns 25 on December 14, 2018, and we’ll be celebrating in the town where SPLAB was founded, Auburn, Washington, the former Slaughter. I am asking readers of this blog and supporters of SPLAB’s work to consider pre-ordering a copy of a book featuring...

Cascadia IV (I Did Not Build That)

I’m thinking of the controversy from an event during the 2012 U.S. Presidential campaign. It’s the You Didn’t Build That notion and was the response by less conscious people about the nature of how things get done, even in (especially in) a country...

Bioregional Cultural Investigation

We do what we know before we know what we do. –  Charles Olson. Little did I know in 2012 that the first Cascadia Poetry Festival would be the start of a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and that a poetry anthology, two more fests, many...