In this first post-election episode, Storyteller Celestine Bloomfield stopped by to talk about her career as a storyteller, and how she used those skills in the business world. But she is not about to get hemmed in by the shifting political winds.
For our December edition of Scripted, we’ll hear Letters Sent by Janice Hibbard. Claire sent a lot of letters – some loving, some toxic. She never thought she’d be around to see the consequences, but now she is. A empathetic, but never sappy, portrait of a woman struggling to figure out what to do next.
Mother Night by Kurt Vonnegut My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’ve never been a huge Vonnegut fan, but several friends said that this was the book that would get me. I have to say: They nailed it. This is a dark, sad fictional memoir of Howard W. Campbell Jr., who moved to Germany just […]
For the last decade, Appalachian artists have worked to take back their stories from a world that seemed more than happy to let the stereotypical tropes of the region drive our national discourse about the area, and its people.
For our first Scripted on November 13th, we’ll hear Act One of J. Eyre by Paige Scott. This musical adaptation of Jane Eyre is a reimagining of the story that is passionate, funny, and packed full of surprises.
Ben Asaykwee left Indiana to pursue his music and returned home to form one of Indianapolis’ most interesting and innovative theater companies, Q Artistry. And his show Cabaret Poe has been running for eight years. But his story is really about the need to create
I knew going in the ending would probably feel stilted at best, but everything else along the way was a great ride. I couldn’t wait to have the story unfold, and I found most of the main characters interesting enough to want to follow along
Cline has the corner on this flavor of the Gen X-flavored science-fiction. In many ways, Armada was more enjoyable that Ready Player One. The story was more intimate, driven by the main character’s connection to his lost father.
Mark Watney is the most enjoyable main character and narrator in recent memory. Andy Weir did a masterful job creating the character, and making me really care about what was happening (when what was happening was seriously just a bunch of engineering problems.)
Ernest Cline has written the definitive Geek Culture novel, bringing together every seminal game, film, and reference into a cohesive — if not culturally specific — story about a boy, an online game, a world, and technology.