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Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit 826LA.org.

Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit 826LA.org.
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Legendary time-traveling writer H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes literary giants to The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles for a lively discussion in front of a live audience. Unscripted, barely researched, all fun! Guests include Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Matt Gourley, Andy Daly, Scott Aukerman, John Ross Bowie and many more! Follow us on Twitter: @DeadAuthorPod. For more information on The Echo Park Time Travel Mart and 826LA’s many tutoring and writing programs, visit 826LA.org.

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Chapter 50: L. Frank Baum, featuring Chris Tallman

12/31/2015
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Chapter 50: In this final installment of the free monthly podcast, H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes author/showman loud person L. Frank Baum (Chris Tallman) to the Dead Authors stage. I've a feeling we're not in iTunes anymore! DEAD AUTHORSSHALL RETURN Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826...

Duration: 01:14:36


Preface: Henry Miller and Sylvia Plath, featuring Eddie Pepitone and Jen Kirkman

12/28/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Henry Miller (Eddie Pepitone) and Sylvia Plath (Jen Kirkman) in the very first recorded version of The Dead Authors Podcast. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to explore...

Duration: 00:47:06


Chapter 49: Albert Camus, featuring Steve Agee

8/18/2015
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Chapter 49:H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Albert Camus (Steve Agee) to the Dead Authirs stage for an evening of... oh, what's the POINT. Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities...

Addendum vi: Beatrix Potter, featuring Lauren Lapkus

8/14/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomesBeatrix Potter(Lauren Lapkus) toa special traveling edition ofThe Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at San Francisco Sketchfest, San Francisco, CA, 6 Februaruy2015. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students,...

Duration: 01:06:04


Addendum v: William Butler Yeats, featuring David Rees

8/7/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomesWilliam Butler Yeats(David Rees) toa special traveling edition ofThe Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at Littlefield as part of New York's Superweek, Brooklyn, NY, 8 October 2014. Photo: Mindy Tucker About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that...

Duration: 01:09:50


Addendum iv: Lucy Maud Montgomery, featuring Ryan Beil

7/31/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomesLucy Maud Montgomery (Ryan Beil) toa special traveling edition ofThe Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at The Sunday Service's "Comedy Bender," Vancouvcer, BC, Canada, 22 September 2014. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide...

Duration: 01:06:16


Addendum iii: Aleister Crowley, featuring Matt Gourley

7/24/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomesAleister Crowley(Matt Gourley) toa special traveling edition ofThe Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at The Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, WA, 1 September 2014. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students,...

Duration: 00:49:13


Addendum ii: Christopher Marlowe, featuring Matt Gourley

7/17/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Christopher Marlowe(Matt Gourley) toa special traveling edition ofThe Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at The Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, WA, 31 August 2014. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students,...

Duration: 00:50:53


Chapter 48: Maya Angelou, featuring Tymberlee Hill

7/14/2015
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Chapter 48: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Doctor Maya Angelou (Tymberlee Hill)to theDead Authors stage.Turns out, she is not a real doctor, and during this recording, almost stopped being a real black person! About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide...

Duration: 01:01:50


Addendum i: Lewis Carroll, featuring Rory Scovel

7/10/2015
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H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Lewis Carroll(Rory Scovel) toa special traveling edition of The Dead Authors Podcast.Recorded Live at The Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, WA, 30 August 2014. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages...

Duration: 01:01:17


Chapter 45 [Part 2]: L. Ron Hubbard, featuring Andy Daly

6/30/2015
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Chapter 45 [Part 2]:H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes L. Ron Hubbard (Andy Daly) back to the Dead Authors stage. For some reason! Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with opportunities to...

Chapter 47: Mark Twain

6/23/2015
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Chapter 47:Speial guest-host CARL SAGAN (Matt Gourley) welcomes American treasure MARK TWAIN (Paul F. Tompkins) to the Dead Authors stage for an evening of steamboats, satire and science! Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide...

Chapter 46: Hans Christian Andersen, featuring Joe Wengert

5/19/2015
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Chapter 46: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes fairy-taleist Hans Christian Andersen (Joe Wengert) to the Dead Authors stage. DID YOU KNOW? In Mr. Andersen's time, people from Denmark often thought they were from Holland! Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of...

Chapter 45 [Part 1]: L. Ron Hubbard, featuring Andrew Daly

4/14/2015
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Chapter 45 [Part 1]: Unprecedented! Host H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) barely scratches the thetan-encrusted surface of guest L. Ron Hubbard (Andrew Daly) and calls for a followup interview at the end of this one. Enoy and then wait! Thanks toThe Time Travel Martand826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of...

Duration: 01:01:31


Chapter 44: Confucius, featuring Eugene Cordero

3/16/2015
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Chapter 44: Think Confucius (Eugene Cordero) has no wisdom to offer otherthan that which can fit on a slip of paper inside a baked good? Well, H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) draws out the wise one's theories on Mandy Patinkin! Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of...

Duration: 00:56:39


Chapter 43: Iceberg Slim, featuring Ron Funches

2/26/2015
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Chapter 43: It's hard out there for a host! H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins)chats with Iceberg Slim(Ron Funches) about pimping, water parks, and more. Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with...

Duration: 00:53:30


Chapter 42: Miguel de Cervantes, featuring Horatio Sanz

1/27/2015
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Chapter 42: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins)goes mano a manowith Don Quixote author Miguel de Cervantes (Horatio Sanz). You may be pleased to hear that the name "Terry Gilliam" is never mentioned. Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide...

Duration: 00:54:53


Appendix H: Hunter S. Thompson and Philip K. Dick, featuring James Adomian

1/16/2015
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Appendix H: From the vaults! H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes Hunter S. Thompson(James Adomian) and Philip K. Dick (Matt Besser) to the Dead Authors stage for an evening of whatever this is. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18,...

Chapter 41: Dr. Seuss, featuring Hal Lublin

12/24/2014
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Chapter 41: H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins)does not interview Dr. Seuss (Hal Lublin) on a box, proving that eating rancid breakfasts isn't the only the thing that doesn't happen on boxes. Thanks to The Time Travel Mart and 826LA. 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced...

Duration: 00:58:24


Appendix G: F. Scott Fitzgerald and James Joyce, featuring Andy Daly and Se

12/5/2014
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Appendix F: From the vaults! H.G. Wells (Paul F. Tompkins) welcomes F. Scott Fitzgerald(Andy Daly) and James Joyce(Sean Conroy) to the Dead Authors stage for an evening of whatever this is. About 826: 826 National is a nonprofit organization that provides strategic leadership, administration, and other resources to ensure the success of its network of eight writing and tutoring centers. 826 centers offer a variety of inventive programs that provide under-resourced students, ages 6-18, with...

Duration: 00:45:18

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