You may have seen this post on LitHub. It reproduces a 1962 letter that Ray Bradbury wrote to Arthur M. Schlesinger, the historian who was a special advisor to President Kennedy. Bradbury offers his services - whichever services the president might feel appropriate - in promoting the new space age.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
Friday, September 03, 2021
To make it easier for people to discover my Bradbury 100 podcast, you'll periodically see this page, which gathers all the episodes and shows together.
Bonus Video Episode - video of my public lecture on The Martian Chronicles at seventy
Bonus LIVE Episode - writer Steven Paul Leiva returns as we celebrate Ray's 101st birthday
Episode 25 - with Bradbury scholar Phil Nichols!
Episode 24 - with writer and Bradbury scholar Steve Gronert Ellerhoff
Episode 23 - with writer and actor David J. Loftus
Episode 22 - with filmmaker and visual effects artist Christopher Cooksey
Episode 21 - with Russian author Pavel Gubarev, webmaster of the Russian Ray Bradbury website
Episode 20 - April 2021 update
Episode 18 - with science fiction writer and scholar Howard V. Hendrix, on Bradbury's influence and legacy
Episode 17 - with highlights from two centenary events: Bradbury 100 Live and The Martian Chronicles at Seventy
Episode 16 - with writer and friend of Ray, Gregory Miller
Episode 15 - with Emmy-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr, who appears as Ray in a one-person show
Episode 14 - with writer and scholar Jeffrey Kahan on how Bradbury's fiction works
Episode 13 - with storyteller Megan Wells on performing Bradbury's stories and characters
Episode 12 - with writer/director/actor Jerry Robbins, who adapted many Bradbury works for Colonial Radio Theater
Episode 11 - with writer and editor Charles Ardai, who edited the new Bradbury crime story collection Killer, Come Back To Me
Episode 10 - with Ray Bradbury Theatre composer John Massari
Episode 9 - with scholar Miranda Corcoran, talking about Ray's "Elliott family"
Episode 8 - the second part of my interview with award-winning dramatist Brian Sibley, talking mostly about adapting Bradbury for radio
Episode 7 - with writer and broadcaster Brian Sibley, talking mostly about Disney
Episode 6 - continuing my interview with Jonathan R. Eller, Bradbury biographer and scholar
Episode 5 - with Jonathan R. Eller, Bradbury biographer, whose latest book Bradbury Beyond Apollo completes his biographical trilogy
Episode 4 - with photographer Elizabeth Nahum-Albright, who has a current exhibition on Ray Bradbury's house
Episode 3 - with Sandy Petroshius of the Ray Bradbury Experience Museum
Episode 2 - with Jason Aukerman of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies
Episode 1 - with author Steven Paul Leiva, creator of Ray Bradbury Week in Los Angeles
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