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Zero Point Fiction

Nov 29, 2019

In this episode of Director's Perspective I talk to director Yuri Alves about the 1972 film Last Tango in Paris starring Marlon Brando, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci. Yuri helps me appreciate the camerawork and points out some metaphors that I overlooked and I get to geek out about one of my heroes, Marlon Brando....


Nov 27, 2019

This episode is a short audio essay about artists who create, and live as, characters, using Alan Rayman as the main example. Music by Michael Kilcullen. 


Nov 25, 2019

In this episode I talk to literary agent Seth Fishman about the business of writing and publishing. We go over how to approach agents, what to do if one shows interest, negotiating book deals, basically everything you need to know to navigate the world of literature. Be prepared to take notes. We also talk about...


Nov 15, 2019

In this episode, Sam Pink stops by to read a short story from a collection of flash fiction called 'Gerald McClellen vs Nigel Benn' which will be published in a collection this spring called 'Early Stuff' on 11:11 Press. Music by Michael Kilcullen. 


Nov 13, 2019

This episode is a conversation with author Nathaniel Kennon Perkins, whose book The Way Cities Feel to us Now is available now from Maudlin Press. We talk about writing a screenplay in Mexico, leaving the Mormon church as a young man, living in vans (which we both did when we were young), we talk about freaking out...