Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — Hart Crane

July 21– Hart Crane
Gay American modernist poet, cultural pariah.

*Cap Breton, Canada: Scottish Clans gather for festivities and the election of chieftains for the next year.

1796 — Scottish national bard Robert Burns dies, Mill Hole Brae, Scotland.
1899 — American macho novelist Ernest Hemingway born, Oak Park, Illinois.
1899 — American modernist poet Hart Crane born, Garretsville, Ohio.
1911 — Canadian media theorist Marshall McLuhan born, Edmonton, Alberta.
1981 — Creationism law requiring equal teaching with evolution passed, Louisiana.
1983 — Martial law lifted in Poland as overthrow of Soviet dominion advances.
1983 — World’s coldest temperature (–127°F) recorded, Vostok, Antarctica.
2004 — Palestinian-American journalist Farouk Abdel-Muhti dies, Philadelphia.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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