Month: January 2007

Christopher Moore (BSS #92)

Christopher Moore is most recently the author of You Suck: A Love Story. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Contemplating his vampiristic sensibilities. Author: Christopher Moore Subjects Discussed: WordStar word processors, using the nouns “monkey love” and “guy,” Midwestern vernacular, trying to figure out the ten year interval between Bloodsucking Fiends and You Suck, San Francisco topography, Read More


Valerie Trueblood & Anne Fernald (BSS #91)

Valerie Trueblood is most recently the author of Seven Loves. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Fleeing from disco. Guests: Anne Fernald and Valerie Trueblood Subjects Discussed: Weaknesses for beautiful books, life as “structured anarchy,” the definition of plot, David Markson, narrative flow, cause and effect in narrative, unexpected events, Seven Loves‘ “eventless” perception, on being “anti-plot,” Read More


Richard Ford (BSS #90)

Richard Ford is most recently the author of The Lay of the Land. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Trying to get the lay of the land. Author: Richard Ford Subjects Discussed: Bill Buford’s “dirty realism,” inland vs. coastal territory in the Frank Bascombe books, nautical motifs, Joshua Slocum’s Sailing Alone Around the World, the development of Read More


Coming Soon to The Bat Segundo Show

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Temporary Segundo Hiatus

Due to technical mishaps on our main workstation, the Bat Segundo production schedule has been delayed. But have no fear: we expect to be back next week with two fresh podcasts. There are some fantastic interviews coming up. And we’ve also landed a very special guest for Show #100. But we’ll leave you guessing as Read More