Month: December 2008

Patricia Cornwell (BSS #257)

Patricia Cornwell is most recently the author of Scarpetta. This interview serves as a companion piece to Sarah Weinman’s Los Angeles Times profile. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Checked in for narcissistic personality disorder. Author: Patricia Cornwell Subjects Discussed: The genesis of Kay Scarpetta after three unpublished novels, Sara Ann Freed’s input into Cornwell’s early career, Read More

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Allison Amend (BSS #256)

Allison Amend is the author of Things That Pass for Love. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Pondering the troubling things that pass for love. Author: Allison Amend Subjects Discussed: Dealings with the Atlantic Monthly, what constitutes a proper golf story, miniature golf, how Jewishness and faith relates to sustaining a narrative, speaking multiple languages, Pig Latin, Read More

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Paul Schrader (BSS #255)

Paul Schrader is a filmmaker who is most recently the director of Adam Resurrected. The film opens in limited release on December 12th. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Waiting for Deborah Harry to call him. Guest: Paul Schrader Subjects Discussed: Being asked to direct vs. originating a film project, Jeff Goldblum working against his natural tics, Read More

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Nacho Vigalondo (BSS #254)

Nacho Vigalondo is a filmmaker who is most recently the writer and director of Timecrimes, a film that opens in New York and Los Angeles on December 12. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Searching for future Bats. Guest: Nacho Vigalondo Subjects Discussed: What to expect when attending one’s first press day in New York, being isolated Read More

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