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The Gangster We Are All Looking For: Jessica Hagedorn

In the wake of National Poetry Month (April) and in celebration of Asian American Heritage Month (May), here is an excerpt from my book, Tropical Renditions: Making Musical Scenes in Filipino America (Duke University Press, 2016), and the chapter on Jessica Hagedorn‘s early poetry and…

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DISCOMANILA: Interview with Joel Quizon (aka DJ JoelQuiz)

SuperAstig (SA): Tell us the story behind the genesis of this project. Joel (JQ): Well it pretty much started a few years ago. I collect records, Filipino records mainly. So I put together some of the “danciest” Filipino records that I had, which were from…