by Sherman Alexie
Dangerous Astronomy Resources
Basically, everything you ever wanted to know about Sherman Alexie and probably a few things you didn't want to know but he'll tell you anyway. Seriously, between Twitter feeds, YouTube links, and the occasional political rant, this place has it all.
Here's the biographical lowdown on your new favorite poet.
The more bio, the better, right?
He's talking about fiction, but hey, the guy's good at everything, so it's still worth a read. Plus, who doesn't want to hear his take on racism, homophobia, and why writers are more important than doctors and lawyers?
Actually, as many times as you press play. Here's "Dangerous Astronomy" backed by the Dixie Chicks. Okay, they're not singing the poem, but you get the idea.
Here's a reading of one of Alexie's poems, "Why We Play Basketball", complete with animation.
It's not "Dangerous Astronomy" but it's just as good.
He's kind of a big deal.
Sherman Alexie with a mullet. Yep. A glorious mullet.
Sherman as a damsel in distress.
A link for hand-bound signed copies of Alexie's "Dangerous Astronomy" in limited edition. Sweet.
Movies & TV
Here's the fancy IMDB page for the movie, which Sherman Alexie wrote.