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Giant Robot Podcast – Beau Sia

  You can also subscribe to Giant Robot Podcasts to iTunes by Clicking at this link.     It’s been over a decade since the documentary film, SlamNation expanded the Slam Poetry movement. Growing up during the same expansive period was an Asian American, born in Oklahoma and schooled in New York City. In the late 90s, Beau Sia was a Black Cat brick of firecrackers with a mic in his hand. His energy sucked up everyone’s oxygen and his words and cadence both expanded minds and dropped jaws. The sheer power he projects in the many Def Poetry Jam videos on Youtube is monumental.   [youtube]diNLPGHZbGM[/youtube]   A few years later, Sia’s Rosie O’Donnell video in response to her...

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