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Eileen Myles on Trump: ‘Locker Room Banter’ Is Another Name for Patriarchy

Eileen Myles weighs in on the 2016 campaign: “No surprise, she had the most interesting take we’ve heard since this fiasco exploded,” writes Frank Horton for Literary Hub, who asked the writer to discuss the Republican nominee. Here’s an excerpt from the transcript of Myles’s conversation with Christopher Lydon (you can also listen to the […]
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