In Part 2 of our double feature celebrating Film Freaks Forever!, author and screenwriter Joe Kelly talks to Sean Tuohy about developing his graphic novel I Kill Giants for the silver screen.
Live from the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass., Stephanie Schorow, author of Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood and Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits, talks to Sean Tuohy and Mike Nelson about the history of Boston’s “sordid and alluring” underside.
Today’s guest is Matt Haig, author of The Humans, Reasons to Stay Alive, and, most recently, How to Stop Time. Haig talks to Daniel Ford about his constant impulse to externalize things and write them down, how memory, hope, despair, and melancholy are woven into How to Stop Time, and how he battles writer’s indecision (as opposed to writer’s block).
Lissa Marie Redmond, author of A Cold Day in Hell (out Feb. 8), talks to Sean Tuohy about transitioning from law enforcement to fiction, how she crafted detective Lauren Riley and slick defense attorney Frank Violanti, and why people should realize that there’s more going on in Buffalo, N.Y., than chicken wings and snow.