Growing Up

Episode 13 - "A Few Things About Raymond Carver's Influence"

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MoFo reads Appendix 1 of Piker, weaving together literary observations on the poetry and short stories of 20th Century American author Raymond Carver; stories from MoFo’s own childhood; and his relationship with Carver’s intimates. Music: “Yellow Bird” by Larry May and Larry Fike.

Episode 12 - MoFo as a Foster Youth, Part 2 of 2

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MoFo spends his teen years in a stable foster home in Bell Gardens and then Downey, California, until the pasta hits the wall and he is declared an emancipated minor by the State of California after a stint at Prison Ministries in Sacramento, California.