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More Bat Torrents

Torrent Packs #2 and #3 of The Bat Segundo Show have been released to The Pirate Bay. Pack #2 contains Shows #21-40, and features interviews with William T. Vollmann, Dana Spiotta, Erica Jong, Sarah Waters, Tom Tomorrow, Harvey Pekar, and many others. You can download the torrent here. Pack #3 contains Shows #41-60, and features Read More

Bat Torrents

In response to several requests, the first torrent pack for The Bat Segundo Show is now available for your downloading pleasure at The Pirate Bay. Torrent Pack #1 contains the first twenty shows, including conversations with Jonathan Ames, Octavia Butler, T.C. Boyle, Bret Easton Ellis, Jennifer Weiner, and many more authors. Future torrent packs will Read More

Temporary Links to Shows

Due to strange existential circumstances, only Shows #110 and #113 have been released when the producers intended a four-show bundle all at once. Show #111 is coming tonight. Show #112 is coming in a few days. To download Show #113 (featuring LBC nominee Mark Binelli and Jessica Stockton) in the interim period, use this link. Read More

Heidi Julavits (BSS #95)

Heidi Julavits is most recently the author of The Uses of Enchantment. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Enchanted with sobriquets. Author: Heidi Julavits Subjects Discussed: Heidi’s middle name, the psychotherapeutic muse, Michelle Stacey’s The Fasting Girl, Mollie Fancher, science vs. faith, Freud’s Dora study, responding to Marisa Meltzer’s claims of conservatism, the pros and cons of Read More


Mailing List Issues

Due to an inflexible and unresponsive web host, our mailing list is temporarily out of commission. We hope to get an alternative up and running soon. If you need to modify or unsubscribe, send email directly to Read More

Coming Soon to The Bat Segundo Show

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Temporary Segundo Hiatus

Due to technical mishaps on our main workstation, the Bat Segundo production schedule has been delayed. But have no fear: we expect to be back next week with two fresh podcasts. There are some fantastic interviews coming up. And we’ve also landed a very special guest for Show #100. But we’ll leave you guessing as Read More

Mr. Segundo Goes MySpace

We’re not sure how this happened. Mr. Segundo is hardly savvy with computers, but he’s somehow nabbed himself a MySpace page. Read More

Segundo By the Numbers

Current Podcasts Available Online: 63 Current Interviews in the Can: 8 MacArthur Genius Fellows Interviewed: 3 National Book Award Winners Interviewed: 4 Granta “Young British Novelists 2003” Interviewed: 2 Interview Subjects Sadly No Longer Living: 1 Age of Oldest Guest to Appear on Segundo: 74 Age of Youngest Guest to Appear on Segundo: 29 Most Read More

Segundo’s First Public Appearance?

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Feed Fixed

We’ve fixed the feed problems that many of you pointed out. And we’ve also added some navigational clarity (and some minor bells and whistles) for those who were perplexed by the bat images. Much appreciation to the PodPress plug-in, which helped us to streamline the RSS feeds. Read More

Segundo Book Giveaway

This is a reminder to one and all that, as announced on The Bat Segundo Show #28, we’re still giving away a copy of Dana Spiotta‘s excellent novel, Eat the Document, which we raved about here. The book goes to the fourth person to answer the following question: “If you were a fish, what kind Read More

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