Tag: don’t get too comfortable

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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David Rakoff, Part Two (BSS #168)

David Rakoff is the author of Fraud and Don’t Get Too Comfortable, and a contributor to This American Life. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Bitter towards cheapskates. Author: David Rakoff Subjects Discussed: What type of journalist Rakoff is, being careful with revealing a personal life, Gypsy Rose Lee, whether or not Rakoff has contacted the people Read More

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David Rakoff, Part One (BSS #167)

David Rakoff is the author of Fraud and Don’t Get Too Comfortable, and a contributor to This American Life. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Considering his fraudulent nature. Author: David Rakoff Subjects Discussed: Being indoors, how Rakoff gets outdoors to write a travel piece, the necessity of deadlines, writing not for money, Rakoff’s homemade furnishings, performing Read More

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