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Radio Auto-Ethnography: The Art of the Self-Interview on The Art of Dreaming

January 22, 2013


There are two curious post-modernist texts a writer can engage in reflexively: reviewing one’s own book, and the self-interview.

Using the auto/ethnographic lens, I will interview myself on my show, The Art of Dreaming on Revolution Radio, January 23, 5PM Pacific, 8PM Eastern.

I will talk about things he was not able to get to during his Project Camelot interview: working in Hollywood as a writer.  I shall discuss the ups and downs of getting his books and scripts optioned but not developed and financed, shooting a pilot for CBS and Sony that didn’t pass muster with the Madison Avenue guys’ focus groups so was never aired, dealing with players, liars, con artists and nymphomaniacs that plague Tinsel Town, and weird experiences and encounters with people like Ray Liotta, Dean Cain, Vincent Gallo, Bruce Willis and Winona Ryder.  I will relate what it took to get a low-budget indie film made, winning awards at Slamdance and various festivals, taking a short documentary to Cannes, and surviving as a writer in LaLaLand.

New Cover for My Star Trek Study

August 9, 2012

Same book as the print version, different cover for ebook edition.

July 11 Show About Vintage Paperbacks and Prestor John

July 13, 2012

Interview on the Economy and Fiat Money

June 10, 2012

My Fill in for Kerry Cassidy’s Whistleblower Radio

May 25, 2012

Friday, May 25, I was by proxy the fill in host for Kerry Cassidy’s show on Revolution Radio. This was my secodn interview with Anya Briggs.

Interview with Anya Briggs

May 18, 2012


Interview with James Rink

May 18, 2012