In which, Andrew and Tracy revisit the topic of literary influences. We discover that most of Andrew’s are sci-fi books that have since been turned into movies, and that Tracy is a little too passionate about C. S. Lewis. Also we get sidetracked on Hunter S. Thompson, the libertarian views of Robert Heinlein, and the bizarre scientific theory that led six men to take a balsa wood raft from Peru to the Polynesian islands (a trip that took 101 days) in 1947.
Monthly Archives: October 2015
This October was the 10th New York City Comic Con. Of those ten, I have gone to eight. NYCC was the first convention that I ever went to, and it played a major part in getting me into comics when I was in college. I am not interested in the vast majority of the mainstream comics like Marvel and DC and I’m not a big super hero fan. Don’t get me wrong, I always go see the movies, and I like the cartoons, but that’s about it; so one of the things about NYCC that appealed to me was being able to easily locate the types of books I was looking for and find new ones that I normally didn’t find at the stores. It was also a great place to meet some great people, like writers, artist, etc. who were all very accessible. Continue reading