Isaac Fitzgerald is a founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, co-host of BuzzFeed News Twitter Morning Show AM to DM and The Tell Show, he is also the co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos.
New Girl actor Lamorne Morris shares a story about his first time and talks about auditioning for the role of Winston Bishop. He also plays a round of Never Have I Ever, and Summer and Isaac finally tell each other what's wrong with them.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Melissa Broder, the poet and essayist behind the @SoSadToday Twitter account, tells a story about actually trying to follow the rules from the book "The Rules (TM): Time-Tested Secrets for Capturing the Heart of Mr. Right". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Welcome back to the Rocket Talk podcast! We apologize for a few weeks delay, but two recordings had to be discarded due to bad audio. Nevertheless, we return in fine fashion! This episode brings fantasy writing standout Myke Cole back to the show and welcomes BuzzFeed Books Editor, Isaac Fitzgerald for the first time. Isaac gives us the straight dope on BuzzFeed’s mission and breaks down their approach to content. Myke and Isaac then start a conversation about the intersection of genre fiction and general fiction in the modern cultural environment. Finally, Myke convinces you to buy his book. As a security contractor, government civilian, and military officer, Myke Cole’s career has run the gamut from counterterrorism to cyber warfare to federal law enforcement. He’s done three tours in Iraq and was recalled to serve during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. His first series, the Shadow Ops Trilogy, is complete. Gemini Cell and Javelin Rain are the start of a new series set in the same universe—you can read an excerpt from Javelin Rain here on Tor.com. Isaac Fitzgerald is the editor at BuzzFeed Books and co-founder of Pen & Ink. He uses Twitter.   Rocket Talk Episode 76  (47:30) Listen through your browser here: http://www.tor.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/RocketTalkEpisode76.mp3 On a mobile device or want to save the podcast for later? Listen to Episode 76: Myke Cole and Isaac Fitzgerald Get Rocket Talk on iTunes Get the Rocket Talk feed Also! If you have an idea for an episode of Rocket Talk or would like to come on as a guest, reach out to Justin Landon at justin.landon@gmail.com. Obviously, we can’t accommodate everyone, but we’re always looking for new ideas and fresh perspectives. You can find all of the episodes of Rocket Talk on Tor.com here.
Poet, author and filmmaker Sherman Alexie is lactose intolerant. In this episode, he tells a story about racial identity, anthropology, and the incident that finally forced him to come to terms with his body's inability to digest dairy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Brooklyn, NY, USA
Episode Count
15
Podcast Count
4
Total Airtime
7 hours, 31 minutes
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