Bret Easton Ellis and Kanye West are made for each other, Seth Rogen to give us 'Preacher' adaptation?, 'Night Film' is immensely readable, and pushing the boundaries of books with interactive media. Also, Rob is very hungover.
Bret Easton Ellis and Jonathan Franzen continue to shoot their mouths off in the press, we feature the featured workshop story feature, James Franco is the best at everything, and posthumous novels: good or bad idea?
Two Dollar Radio goes into the talking picture business, James Bond gets sensitive, Rob does Bouchercon, reader/author interaction and the Goodreads controversy.
We put the Great Podcast War of 2013 to bed with Booked. host, Robb Olson, and discuss the mutual endeavor of book advocacy. Also, 'Fifty Shades' casting, Amazon's Matchbook, and the new Salinger documentary.
We detail our travels abroad, mourn the passing of Elmore Leonard, discuss the Great Podcast Debacle of 2013, and hear one of the worst publishing horror stories EVER, courtesy of "The Hard Bounce" author, Todd Robinson.
What the hell is Bizarro fiction, anyway? We get the skinny from Rose O'Keefe, who runs Eraserhead press. We also do a hilarious reading of Carlton Mellick III's "The Haunted Vagina," if we do say so ourselves.
We discuss the differences between "New Adult" and "Young Adult" with the lovely and intelligent Suzy Vitello. Also: the cult of self-publishing, Nook Snaps, and we tell John Green to shut the fuck up.
Anne Frank's surprise lady bits, Bret Easton Ellis on neutered gay public image, Sookie Stackhouse related death threats, and shock for the sake of shock are all on the menu in this tasty episode.
Stupidity vs. sexism, bad poetry, and writing cliches are the topics du jour on this, our latest smarmy bitchfest.
Special Guest Patrick Wensink discusses the pros and cons of having a best-selling novel, as well as his controversial Salon article on the same.