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Episode 106: Poetry and Mental Health with Jeff Feo Illescas: beat writer, mental health survivor and anti-racist skinhead
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In this episode of BS'ing with Sean K, Sean Kneese talks to Jeff Feo Illescas: beat writer, mental health survivor and anti-racist skinhead. Jeff talks about how Kerouac and the beats inspired his writing, how the original skinhead movement went from being racially inclusive and about working class pride to being associated with the far-right and racists, the alternative music scene in Guatemala, mental health and more.
Sean's article on Otto's Shrunken Head that Jeff was featured in but not named: https://medium.com/@BSingwithSeanK/thursday-nights-are-punk-rock-night-at-ottos-shrunken-head-with-dj-pat-pervert-648e50048e70
Relevant article entitled "How Skinheads Transformed From Inclusive Youth Movement Into Racist Hate Group": https://allthatsinteresting.com/skinheads-history