Month: October 2011

Anne Enright (BSS #417)

Anne Enright is most recently the author of The Forgotten Waltz. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Troublesomely willing to sign on the dotted line. Author: Anne Enright Subjects Discussed: Writing a novel as a minute allegory of the Celtic Tiger, Gresham’s law, books with shifting moral alignment, marriage as a financial relationship, punctuation and subordinate clauses Read More

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Roger Corman (BSS #416)

In addition to directing some of the most memorable and entertaining drive-in movies of the 20th century (among many other accomplishments), Roger Corman is most recently the subject of a new documentary called Corman’s World, which is now playing film festivals and is set for release on December 16. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Not of Read More

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Susan Orlean (BSS #415)

Susan Orlean is most recently the author of Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Pondering an alternative timeline with the golden retriever rising as the heroic dog of choice. Author: Susan Orlean Subjects Discussed: Rin Tin Tin references in Finnegans Wake, Rinty’s indefinable charm, Jack London, dogs in World Read More

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Yannick Murphy III (BSS #414)

Yannick Murphy’s most recent novel is The Call. She has previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #158 and The Bat Segundo Show #41. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Terrified of picking up the telephone. Author: Yannick Murphy Subjects Discussed: Chatty people named Ed, imagining the proper format for an illusory veterinary log, husbands who claim Read More

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