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Ep. #829: Robert Smigel

Robert Smigel discusses co-directing and co-writing the hilarious new film, Leo, why he rarely does podcasts, why kids know comedy better than some adults do, performing The Lost Hans and Franz Movie on Conan O’Brien’s podcast this year, writing songs and not promoting musicals, singing well in character the way Adam Sandler, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, and Neil Hamburger do, critical acclaim and awards season, future plans, and much more.

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Ep. #719: Iain Reid

Iain Reid discusses his poignant and chilling new novel, We Spread, how senior citizens can perceive and can be perceived, genre signifiers and “fiction,” elder care, ageism, and a fixation on youth and immortality, working with Charlie Kaufman, Saoirse Ronan, and having your books turned into films, Weird Nightmare, future plans, and more. Supported by you on Patreon, Pizza Trokadero, the Bookshelf, Planet Bean Coffee, and Grandad’s Donuts. Support Y.E.S.S. and Black Women United YEG. Follow vish online.