Month: June 2012

Sarah Polley (BSS #464)

Sarah Polley is most recently the writer and director of Take This Waltz. The film opens in select theaters on June 29, 2012. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering if the chicken cookbook or the adulterous egg came first. Guest: Sarah Polley Subjects Discussed: Similarities between Away from Her and Take This Waltz, the need for Read More

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Jesmyn Ward (BSS #463)

Jesmyn Ward is most recently the author of Salvage the Bones. This episode of The Bat Segundo Show is brought to you by Audible.com. If you want to listen to Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones (available at Audible.com), and help keep this show going, sign up for a free audiobook and a 30 day trial. Read More

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Elizabeth L. Cline (BSS #462)

Elizabeth L. Cline is most recently the author of Overdressed. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Rubbing his hands over a personal project: a tequila haul video now in development. Author: Elizabeth L. Cline Subjects Discussed: The disposability of clothes, why so many clothes at the Quincy Street Salvation Army gets thrown away, fast fashion industries eyeballing Read More

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Emily St. John Mandel (BSS #461)

Emily St. John Mandel is most recently the author of The Lola Quartet. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Considering a new career as a sake mangler. Author: Emily St. John Mandel Subjects Discussed: Starting a novel from a comic place, Kafka, cornball jokes, never knowing how a book is going to end, Jayson Blair, trusting emotional Read More

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Alison Bechdel III (BSS #460)

Alison Bechdel is most recently the author of Are You My Mother? She has previously appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #63 and The Bat Segundo Show #250. [PROGRAM NOTE: Because this show is so unusual, we feel compelled to offer some helpful cues. At the 7:42 mark, Our Correspondent stops tape. He then offers Read More

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