It’s Hispanic Heritage Month! You could easily turn our mispronunciations into a drinking game. Seriously, if anyone wants to call out our mispronunciations go for it in the comments. It’s Greg’s last show so he can define Hispanic however he wants. Godspeed Greg! Everyone should go visit him at the new Southeast Branch.
Dennis Lehane discusses his book, Live By Night. The novel follows con man Joe Coughlin through three decades of crime. This talk was recorded in October, 2012, as part of the ongoing Salon@615 author series.
Learn more about Salon@615 and view upcoming author visits, including Kristen Gillibrand and Carl Hiaasen, at salonat615.org.
It’s back to business after Labor Day. Unironically, we do a work themed episode and we all choose to talk about books. We’re librarians – get it? During tickle my fancy, a debate flares up about whether Popmatic is about high or low culture. Amanda settles it with an appreciation of Drunk History.
During this episode we talk to film editor Bud Smith. Mr. Smith’s editing credits include The Exorcist, Flashdance, and this month’s Movies @ Main feature Sorcerer. Smith discusses the making of Sorcerer, why the original version of The Exorcist is much better than the extended directors cut, and how to edit an X-rated movie to make it an R-rated movie. See Sorcerer on the big screen Saturday September 13, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at the Main Library, downtown. All are welcome – no tickets required…
Emily Giffin discusses her latest book, The One and Only. In Giffin’s words, The One & Only is a story about love and friendship set against the backdrop of Texas football. This author talk was recorded June 9, 2014. Emily Giffin appeared as part of the continuing Salon@615 author series.
Learn more about Salon@615 and view upcoming author visits at salonat615.org
The crew recaps the best stuff they read, watched or accidentally broke during Summer Challenge. Half way through Bryan starts calling it “summer reading” again. It’s hard to teach an old library dog new library dog tricks. We take a minute to remember Robin Williams.