306: Joyce Carol Oates

Our conversation ranged over modern boxers, Victorian writers, one-room schools, and that nearly mythical creature, that unicorn of politics, the moderate Republican. (I hope to see one someday.) It was a treat to engage with someone interested in, well, everything.

Person: Mike Tyson
Place: a farm near Buffalo
Thing: her childhood copy of Alice in Wonderland
Randy’s Place: Jack Dempsey’s restaurant