Tag: inteview

Peter Davison (BSS #493)

Peter Davison played the fifth incarnation of Doctor Who! But he also delivers numerous charming performances in A Very Peculiar Practice, All Creatures Great and Small, At Home with the Braithwaites and The Last Detective. (Many thanks to Roger Bilheimer for his great help in making this improbable conversation happen and to Yashoda Sampath for Read More

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Karolina Waclawiak (BSS #470)

Karolina Waclawiak is most recently the author of How to Get Into the Twin Palms. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Combing through the immigrant experience and what’s left of his deliquescing hair. Author: Karolina Waclawiak Subjects Discussed: Kafka’s The Trial, being forced by parents to read Kafka and Dostoevsky, Roald Dahl, avoiding biographical details about a Read More

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Florence Williams (BSS #457)

Florence Williams is most recently the author of Breasts. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Contemplating a new career in unique dairy products. Author: Florence Williams Subjects Discussed: The history of breastfeeding, formula ushered into the industrial age, artificial selection and breasts, 19th century mothers who raised infants on oatmeal, infant mortality, contaminants within breast milk, the Read More

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Miranda July (BSS #405)

Miranda July is most recently the writer, director, and star of The Future, which opens in theaters on July 29, 2011. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Seeking further bifurcations between art and commerce. Guest: Miranda July Subjects Discussed: People in their mid-thirties who are crippled by their own self-judgment, empathy and resentment, workaholicism, feeling paralyzed, kidults Read More

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Charlie Kaufman (BSS #243)

Charlie Kaufman recently appeared on The Bat Segundo Show #243. Kaufman is most recently the writer-director of Synecdoche, New York, now playing in limited theaters. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Lost in the endless ebb and flow of emotional and cerebral ideas. Guest: Charlie Kaufman Subjects Discussed: Mr. Kaufman confronting more energy than he is accustomed Read More

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