Posts by Jac Jemc

January 31, 2018 | Interview

But I Was Talking About Lightning: An Interview with Chelsey Clammer

Jac Jemc

For instance, I had the line “But I was talking about lightning” in my head for the first line of an essay, but I had no idea what that essay was about. So I started to write about lightning and do some Wikipedia-ing, and eventually the idea of looking at trauma and human relationships through the metaphor of lightning started to emerge. From there, I just followed my brain around as the essay started to form.

July 1, 2015 |

Review of Campbell's Soup Slow Kettle Style Portobello Mushroom & Madeira Bisque

Jac Jemc

Words cannot possibly describe the utterly disgusting experience that was the consumption of this bullshit soup.

May 2, 2015 |

Non-Reader Spotlight: Bot or Not?

Jac Jemc

“Surely there are lonely people out there who would like to talk to me about the books they ignore.”

May 20, 2013 |

Non-Reader Spotlight: Kathryn Wakeman

Jac Jemc

For this Non-Reader spotlight, we talk to Kathryn Wakeman about not reading, tv, East of Eden, Eat Pray Love, reading the internet, deadlines, feminism, unlikeable female characters, uncontrollable agreeability. 

November 23, 2012 |

Non-Reader Spotlight: Sean Olumstad

Jac Jemc

For this non-reader spotlight, I talked to Sean Olumstad. Sean and I met as undergrad theatre majors at Illinois Wesleyan, but Sean made the wise move to pursuing a career in nursing.

October 8, 2012 |

Non-Reader Spotlight: Mary Hamilton

Jac Jemc

For this edition of the Non-Reader Spotlight, I’m thrilled to be talking about reading and not reading with Mary Hamilton.

September 7, 2012 |

Non-Reader Spotlight: James Lai

Jac Jemc

First a note about what I’m doing here: talking to people who consider themselves non-readers.