Episode 62 — An Interview w/ Daniel Polansky (the Literary Numismatist)

15 Aug

Daniel Polansky, author of Low Town, joins us for a riveting interview about his life in the Reformed Farm Animal Circus, in which he was known as the Great Fiddlestick.

Okay, so that’s not really true.  Rather, in this episode, Daniel talks to us about his debut novel, a dark genre-bending noir monstrosity we could best describe as awesome, and other fun things, such as how his book can save the World Economy.  If you haven’t read Low Town, we highly recommend it.  It’s noir.  It’s New Weirdy.  It’s dark.  And it’s amazing.

(Plus:  Daniel is a hoot.)

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Here’s the episode (show notes are below):


Episode 62 — Download (MP3)

Intro and Interview w/ Daniel Polansky (0:00 – 58:02)

Our new intro music is “Time Flux” by Revolution Void (CC BY 3.0).  (We also borrowed a clip from the Ghostbusters Theme by Ray Parker, Jr.)

That’s all, folks!  Thanks for listening.  See you next week.

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6 Responses to “Episode 62 — An Interview w/ Daniel Polansky (the Literary Numismatist)”

  1. Paul (@princejvstin) August 19, 2011 at 8:04 am #

    A gentle correction. 🙂

    The Steven Brust Vlad Taltos books are not named after dragons, but rather the different Houses (themselves named after creatures) in Brust’s Dragaera universe.

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