Anais Nin Podcast 1: “Come As Your Madness”

To help celebrate Anais Nin’s 112th birthday, we are offering you the first of a series of podcasts which focus on interesting and unknown parts of her life and work. Today, it is the “come as your madness” party which inspired the movie “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome.” For a fuller description with previously unknown photos, read A CafĂ© in Space, Volume 12, either in PRINT or as a KINDLE BOOK. Enjoy the podcast. Running time: 10 minutes.

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Anais Nin and Rupert Pole, 1953
Anais Nin and Rupert Pole, 1953

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  1. Thank you so much for this fascinating and rare view into a woman that fascinates so many of us. It also led me to watch Kenneth Anger’s movie, and I can completely imagine myself in such a decadently raw atmosphere.

  2. Thank you so much! This was a wonderful podcast and I look forward to checking out more of them. I stumbled across it by accident- I saw the picture of Miss Nin and Poole in their costumes and I *had* to follow it to see what it was, where it came from, etc. and I’m so glad I did. The podcast was a terrific look into her life.

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