Episode six of the Bookrageous Podcast is live! This time out, Jenn (of JennIRL fame) and I were again joined by Paul Montgomery, host of the Fuzzy Typewriter podcast. Jenn, Paul and I chat about what we’ve been reading and discuss the yearly Best American series of books, get geeky, and talk about what we love about collections and anthologies. Enjoy, subscribe, and let us know what you’d like to see in future episodes!
Show notes and an embedded player are below.
Episode 6; The ‘Best American’ Series
Intro Music; Delmos Wade – Smooth Criminal
What We’re Reading
[1:20] Lehane’s Kenzie and Gennaro series
[4:04] Asterios Polyp by David Mazzuchelli
[6:21] Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
[7:20] My Best Friend is a Wookiee by Tony Pacetti
[10:03] The Dungeon and Dragons “Red Box”
[13:55] Order of the Stick
[14:30] Luthor by Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo
[15:03] Superman: The Black Ring by Paul Cornell and Pete Woods
Break Music; America by Spinal Tap
The Best American Series
[18:45] Encyclopedia Jenn and The Case of the 38 Books
[20:30] Nonrequired in-depth
[22:28] Best American Crime Reporting
[24:15] Comics in-depth (including Scott Pilgrim and Asterios Polyp)
Pitching Best American
[27:35] Pitching Best American Scripts – in which our heroes discuss a bunch of TV shows and films, as well as Panel One, The West Wing Script Book, Blackadder: The Whole Damn Dynasty, The Office: The Scripts Series One and Series Two, The Shawshank Redemption, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Stranger than Fiction, the Powers Script Book, the Star Wars: The Annotated Screenplays and The Ultimate Spider-Man Script Book.
[36:27] Pitching Best American Criticism
Our Favorite Collections
[44:39] Little Black Book of Stories by A. S. Byatt
[46:20] Stories, edited by Niel Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio
[47:35] Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned by Wells Tower
[48:32] My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me, edited by Kate Bernheimer
[49:34] American Fantastic Tales, edited by Peter Straub
[50:40] Social Networking and all that jazz!
Outro Music; Delmos Wade – Smooth Criminal
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