Tag: urban

Toby Ball (BSS #380)

Toby Ball is most recently the author of The Vaults. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Spilling green ink all over the public records. Author: Toby Ball Subjects Discussed: The descriptive connection between sound and voice, Ball’s background in teaching, envisioning a scene before writing it, devising a 1935 parallel universe, alternative forms of photography, prethinking information Read More


Courtney Humphries (BSS #234)

Courtney Humphries is the author of Superdove Condition of Mr. Segundo: Severely underestimating the carnivorous impulses of pigeons. Author: Courtney Humphries Subjects Discussed: Eating squab, pigeon dining options in restaurants, Robert Dunn’s pigeon paradox, urban forms of nature, pigeons as an ineluctable aspect of the city, people’s attitudes towards wildlife, the pigeon’s place in the Read More