This week, we deal with murder, family and a first date!
Don’t miss this Friday’s episode of Geek Hard as Andrew and Mr. Green bring you another jam-packed show of awesomeness. Comic writer and author Fred Van Lente joins us via phone to talk about his upcoming novel release, The Con Artist. It’s a murder mystery that takes place at Comic Con! Fred will be on to tell us all about it and more! Here’s a quick bio on Fred:
Fred Van Lente is the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning writer of comics like Archer & Armstrong (Harvey Award nominee, Best Series), Action Philosophers! (American Library Association Best Graphic Novel for Teens), and Cowboys & Aliens (with Andrew Foley), the basis for the feature film. In 2017 Van Lente branched into the world of prose with his debut novel, the stand-up murder mystery Ten Dead Comedians. His follow-up novel, The Con Artist, set in the comic book industry, will be out this July.
For more on Fred Van Lente, check out his website and be sure to listen to our interview this Friday.
Also joining us by phone is filmmaker Sherren Lee. She’ll be on to talk about The Things You Think I’m Thinking, a short film about a gay black male burn-survivor and amputee who goes on a date with a regularly-abled man. After the bar, they go back to his apartment, where he faces his demons as he attempts to experience intimacy for the first time since his accident, ten years ago. The short is playing a number of festivals and getting some high praise. Here’s a quick bio on Sherren:
Sherren Lee is a Director born in Taiwan, bred in Montreal and currently located in Toronto. Her latest short film The Things You Think I’m Thinking won the AWFJ EDA Award at the Whistler Film Festival 2018, the Special Jury Prize at the Canadian Film Festival 2018, two Golden Sheaf Awards for Best Director Fiction and Best Multicultural at the Yorkton Film Festival 2018, the Best Canadian Short Award at Inside Out Toronto 2018, has been in competition at over twenty festivals including Slamdance 2018, SXSW 2018 and continues its festival run.
For more on Sherren Lee, check out her website and listen to this Friday’s show.
We’ve also got a movie review coming your way as we take another trip to the cinema to see Incredibles 2! Will this be the sequel we’ve all been waiting for? Or will be just an unnecessary sequel? Find our Andrew and Mr. Green’s opinions this Friday.
All this, plus the news and reviews that you’ve come to expect, right here on Geek Hard! Listen LIVE! This Friday at 7PM Eastern on the station that loves the incredible range of topics we’re covering this week, www.realitryadio101.com.
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