I talk to Sacramento Renaissance man, AndYes. His work is pretty extensive: 9 chapbooks, full length Book, 2 albums, 3 one man shows. His media presence on Good day Sacramento, NPR radio, Sac News and Reviews, Submerge. We discussed:
The life of his late brother, Frank
how Wrestling helped his persona
Professional Improv love
manage major Depression & mental health
why he started doing poetry?
Page & Stage poetry comparison
his name origin
Grand Slam Champion & the belt to prove it.
being a circuit Poet (praise to Brandon Leake)
his hosting time
Spoken word Federation (my victory against Marvin)