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David Mitchell: Why Superman’s boring

From a November 2015 interview with Big Think (video below): “Purely good, purely evil character are as dull as dishwater. Superman is intrinsically boring. Darth Vader is intrinsically boring until a fairly clunky extra layer gets added later on in… Continue Reading →

David Mitchell interview: The Bat Segundo Show, 2005

Travel a decade back in time and check out the Bat Segundo podcast’s 2005 interview with David Mitchell! Sharp-eyed fans will realize the podcast was named after the last “narrator” in Mitchell’s debut novel, Ghostwritten, a glib New York City… Continue Reading →

Jazz from David Mitchell’s “Tokyo” chapter of Ghostwritten!

YouTube user L4JCdotCOM has put together a playlist of the jazz cuts played by Satoru in Ghostwritten’s beautiful Tokyo chapter. The playlist starts off with Miles Davis and runs down the list of favorites played by Satoru, the young Japanese… Continue Reading →

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