Author Rebecca McFarland Kyle calls into the show, but only Mike and Whitney are in the studio! Where’s Tom, and will we ever hear from him again? Becky and the crew talk shop, including a brief, hot touch on the Cockygate hearings. Story Time takes Becky’s character Hagatha to a very nostalgic pizza joint. What ... Read more
Ryan Willard of Chaos Theater stops by to talk about music and his band that is made up of people from all corners of the earth. Then he meets Vlad the Wrencher and must fight his way across the Moon. All that and more this week on Authors in Abstract
This week we get a visit with Ace from Ask Cosplay Senpai. (Instagram Facebook) We talk about everything it takes to become a great Cosplayer, and in the Character Adventure, Ask Cosplay Senpai answers questions from your garden variety cosplayers. Also by garden variety we mean cosplayers who are made of fire and things like ... Read more
Myles Walker drops by the studio to talk about the struggles of Tourettes Syndrome and struggling to become a published author. During the character adventure Myles finds himself having some crazy BBQ with a few ‘kids’.
Michael, Tom and Whitney turn the tables on themselves to talk about their creative processes. In doing so they also get lead down a very weird character adventure that involves multiple universes and the TV game show “Treasure Hunt”. Oh and did I mention the Clown Hotel also gets some play in this. So strap ... Read more
Boston McCown becomes the first repeat guest on our show, but this time he brings Beth Tomkins and Gail Grantham Moore with him. It’s a talk about comedy, and East Town Mall (not Knoxville Center no matter how much they tell us it is that now). Then they wind up facing off against zombie mannequins ... Read more
The man, the myth, the legend J.C. Ratliff stops by to discuss comedy. He talks about his new album, Patron Saint of Dismay, and then finds himself surrounded by a lizard biker gang where everyone is named Chad or Chadd. Trust me that’s not the weirdest thing you will find out about this episode. Also, ... Read more
Nathan Day stops by the studio to hang out and talks about the Orphan Saga. The Character Adventure this week has the crew visiting high school and shaming iguanas. It’s really what you would need to hear.
Vincent Binstock stops by and talks about developing characters and storytelling in professional wrestling. He then faces off in a No Holds Barred Falls Count Anywhere Character Adventure where he faces The Lumberjack. Michael talks about his experience at Mysticon in Roanoke and so much more. Find Vincent on his show Monday Night Flaw Click ... Read more
August Aguilar and Tyler McKee stop by to discuss the creative process involved with filmmaking. In what is probably our most memorable Character Adventure yet we go on a ride with Chip. It’s magic that’s all I will say here.
Joining us in the studio today is Patrick Hollis the interim director of the historic Mabrey-Hazen House in Knoxville. He tells us about the history of the the house and even brings an original character to run through this week’s Character Adventure. It’s a great hour folks.
Authors in Abstract welcomes authors Andy Peloquin. He discusses his writing process, the importance of doing good research and even runs his character “The Hunter” through this week’s character adventure. Andy’s website CLICK HERE Facebook Fantasy Fiends Podcast
Aaron Chasteen, Boston McCown, and Tyler Sonnichsen stop in to talk about the creative process as stand-up comics. They also face their hardest standup show to date. The crew all talk about surviving bombing and writing jokes for the stage. It’s a very entertaining hour folks. (NSFW Warning some naughty language does get spoken during ... Read more