Wed, 18 June 2008
Authors Robert V. Aldrich, Michael D'Ambrosio and Steve Cross are our featured guests today. Recorded on location at ConCarolinas (web): the science fiction and fantasy convention held a few weeks ago in Charlotte NC.
Robert V. Aldrich (web) (author of the anime-style novels Crossworld and Queendom) describes trends in anime, manga, illegal downloading as well as the movies Speed Racer and Ironman. Michael D'Ambrosio (web) (author of the Fractured Time trilogy) has been expanding his career into screenwriting and so describes the trends he sees in that difficult and highly competitive field, as well as in movie deals and promotion. Steve Cross (web) briefly describes his first novel: Discarded Faces.
Hosted by Stephen Euin Cobb, this is the June 18, 2008 episode of The Future And You. [Running time: 41 minutes]
Also mentioned in this episode is the news that the host is one of the founders of a new international organization called The Order of Cosmic Engineers. (The Order's Prospectus)