Month: October 2010

Yiyun Li (BSS #363)

Yiyun Li is most recently the author of Gold Boy, Emerald Girl. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Confusing golden boys with golden tickets. Author: Yiyun Li Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Li: The way I look at fiction is that the most dramatic moments do not come from physical or real dramas, but from Read More

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David Rakoff II (BSS #362)

David Rakoff is most recently the author of Half-Empty. He previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #167 and The Bat Segundo Show #168. PROGRAM NOTE: This show contains many unusual moments: the unanswered phone calls ringing in Mr. Rakoff’s apartment, the race to the Internet to look up the word “vitiate,” the efforts by Read More

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Andrew Ervin (BSS #361)

Andrew Ervin is most recently the author of Extraordinary Renditions. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Contemplating alternative forms of freedom. Author: Andrew Ervin Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Ervin: What else do we have but politics to write about? Ultimately. Whether it’s on a personal level or a cultural level or a national level, Read More

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Neal Pollack II (BSS #360)

Neal Pollack is most recently the author of Stretch. He previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #96. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Stretching for owls. Author: Neal Pollack Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: This book isn’t, to me, just about your own personal experience with yoga. I got the sense in reading Read More

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Joe Dante (BSS #359)

Joe Dante is most recently the director of The Hole. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Doing his best not to feed Mr. Dante after midnight or before 10:10 AM on October 10, 2010. Guest: Joe Dante Subjects Discussed: [List forthcoming] EXCERPT FROM SHOW: Correspondent: I want to talk about the inside jokes. There are a few Read More

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Matthew Sharpe II (BSS #358)

Matthew Sharpe is most recently the author of You Were Wrong. He previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #132. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Abandoning the animal experiment. Author: Matthew Sharpe Subjects Discussed: [The truth of the matter is that there doesn’t appear to be enough time in the day for me to summarize subjects Read More

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