Month: July 2010

Ken Russell (BSS #348)

Ken Russell is the director of such films as The Devils, Women in Love, Tommy, The Music Lovers, and Altered States. Beginning today, Russell’s films will be playing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center for one week (many of which are unavailable on video), where Russell himself will be appearing each evening. Considerable thanks Read More

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Sally Potter (BSS #347)

Sally Potter is the writer and director of the 1992 film Orlando, adapted from the Virginia Woolf novel, which opens in re-release on July 23, 2010. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Hoping to live forever or die trying. Guest: Sally Potter Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: One interesting aspect about Orlando, from my Read More

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Jennifer Weiner III (BSS #346)

Jennifer Weiner is most recently the author of Fly Away Home. Ms. Weiner previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #198 and The Bat Segundo Show #14. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Hoping to be frightened by The Motherland sometime soon. Author: Jennifer Weiner Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: It seems to me Read More

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Dan Chaon (BSS #345)

Dan Chaon is most recently the author of Await Your Reply. [PROGRAM NOTES: This conversation, conducted in May, was almost lost when a Seagate drive bit the dust. Considerable gratitude to data recovery specialist Wayman Ng, who managed to resuscitate this conversation from the grave. My apologies also to the very kind and patient Dan Read More

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Dan Ariely (BSS #344)

Dan Ariely is most recently the author of The Upside of Irrationality. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Looking about for Dichter’s egg. Author: Dan Ariely Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: The question is whether or not there is some kind of maximum threshold. An escalation of that one item that makes something unique Read More

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Marcy Dermansky (BSS #343)

Marcy Dermansky is most recently the author of Bad Marie. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Misidentifying French landmarks and attempting to make peace with copy editors in sketchy motel rooms. Author: Marcy Dermansky Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: I want to touch upon coincidence. Because it does create possibly a problem for a Read More

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