Month: September 2010

Slight Segundo Slowdown

Due to my inability to secure a reliable broadband connection after a recent move (a lengthy Kafakesque tale presently without end) and an apparent spate of mental fatigue that friends and loved ones have had the kindness to help me identify, I’m going to be slowing down Bat Segundo production in the next month or Read More

Scarlett Thomas II (BSS #357)

Scarlett Thomas is most recently the author of Our Tragic Universe. Ms. Thomas previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #117. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Unusually pedantic about modifiers. Author: Scarlett Thomas Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: I wanted to address one review. Jessa Crispin in The Smart Set. She said, “Well, Read More

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Mary Robinette Kowal (BSS #356)

Mary Robinette Kowal is most recently the author of Shades of Milk and Honey. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Confusing magic with milkshakes. Author: Mary Robinette Kowal Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: I wanted to start with the specific language in this book. The specific Jane Austen template that you laid out. You Read More

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Allegra Goodman (BSS #355)

Allegra Goodman is most recently the author of The Cookbook Collector. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Confusing cookbooks with novels. Author: Allegra Goodman Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: Jonathan’s dialogue is so reflective of Sergey Brin. I mean, he says things like “Introduce me. I’m serious.” Very Star Trek-like in his dialogue. Goodman: Read More

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Prince of Broadway & Adam Langer II (BSS #354)

Sean Baker is the director and co-writer (among other things) of Prince of Broadway. Darren Dean is the producer and co-writer of that same film. Adam Langer is most recently the author of Thieves of Manhattan. He previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #175. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Searching for princes and publishing insiders. Read More

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