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Neil Gaiman

Neil Gaiman appears in the following:

Selected Shorts: Illusions and Deceptions

Friday, June 13, 2014

A bizarre case of vanity, and the funniest ghost story ever from authors Steven Millhauser and Saki.

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Neil Gaiman Wants to Be Bored

Friday, June 13, 2014

Neil Gaiman writes critically acclaimed bestsellers faster than some people change socks, is married to an indie rock goddess, and has a fantastic head of hair at 53. Is there anything wrong with his life that would help console the rest of us?

Bonus Track: Kurt Andersen's full conversation with Neil Gaiman

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Selected Shorts: Wanting More with Neil Gaiman

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Guest host Neil Gaiman presents two ironic stories about wish fulfillment.

 

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Neil Gaiman Reads You Stories About Wish Fulfilment

Friday, December 06, 2013

Best-selling fantasy writer Neil Gaiman presents two provocative stories about wish fulfillment, and chats with SHORTS' literary commentator, and novelist, Hannah Tinti.

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Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer's Traveling Roadshow

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Author Neil Gaiman (Sandman, American Gods) and singer Amanda Palmer (The Dresden Dolls, The Grand Theft Orchestra) talk about their traveling husband-and-wife variety show.

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Neil Gaiman And Amanda Palmer's Variety Show; Randy Weston And Billy Harper's Global Blues

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

In this episode: Husband-and-wife power couple and creative forces Neil Gaiman and Amanda Palmer -- the acclaimed and innovative author and the audacious musician and Kickstarter-funded firebrand, respectively -- talk about their ambitious traveling variety show, a few new projects in the works, and even sing a song together!

Then, the legendary jazz pianist Randy Weston and longtime sax player Billy Harper perform songs from their latest collaboration, Roots of the Blues, in the Soundcheck studio.

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Selected Shorts: Expect the Unexpected

Friday, September 06, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces stories with surprises.

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Selected Shorts: Dreams and Schemes

Friday, August 30, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces two American classics. 

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Selected Shorts: Expect the Unexpected

Sunday, March 24, 2013

On this episode of Selected Shorts, fantasy author Neil Gaiman guest hosts a program of weird and wacky tales of the unexpected.

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Selected Shorts: Wanting More

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman presents two ironic stories about wish fulfillment.

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Selected Shorts: Illusions

Sunday, February 03, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces two tales of illusion.

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Selected Shorts: Dreams and Schemes

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Guest host Neil Gaiman introduces two American classics. 

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Selected Shorts: Tales of Terror from Edgar Allan Poe

Sunday, October 28, 2012

“I have missed my turnings on strange mountain roads in the early hours of the morning because I was too carried away by listening to someone…reading Poe stories.”

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The Footprints of a Gigantic Detective: Sherlock Holmes Inspires a New Anthology

Friday, January 13, 2012

“One day in 1897, Arthur Conan Doyle sat down to write a tale of an odd young man with peculiar skills and changed the world.”

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Selected Shorts: The Magical Imagination of Neil Gaiman

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Two of the stories on this program come from an evening at Symphony Space hosted and curated by the prolific and multi-talented fantasy writer Neil Gaiman.  

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Neil Gaiman Continued

Saturday, October 01, 2005

A god walks into a bar, flirts with the tourists, and has a heart attack singing karaoke, leaving his two sons to stumble into a conflict older than civilization. Gaiman explains how his new book Anansi Boys is not really a fantasy novel — it's a comedy inspired by P.G. ...

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Special Guest: Neil Gaiman

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Kurt Andersen talks with Neil Gaiman about writing the new film Mirrormask, produced by the Jim Henson Company. Gaiman shares his insights from raising teenage daughters, and describes what it’s like to work in the Henson family home, where old Muppets are put to rest in the laundry ...

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Gods, Mirrormask, Superball

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Neil Gaiman joins Kurt Andersen to talk about his new novel Anansi Boys. It’s about the two sons of the Afro-Caribbean spider god Anansi, whom Gaiman wrote about in his breakout novel American Gods. Gaiman has also written the new movie Mirrormask, produced by the Jim Henson Company. It’s the ...

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