Fear of Buildings explores science fiction stories written before 1920 that include the destruction of New York City. Dramatic readings, as well as analysis and history of their content.
10 - NOISE - redux13/02/2018 Duration: 03min
thugs of clumsy mutter shove upward leaving fat feet-prints, rumbles poke buzzing thumbs in eye of world...
09 - DISCUSSION - noise13/02/2018 Duration: 46min
Zak schools us on the poem "noise" by ee cummings from 1918. Is this poem fact or fiction? Sincere or sarcastic? Did cummings commit treason during WWI? Find out in this episode.
WALKABOUT - The Man Who Was Alone12/12/2016 Duration: 42min
In this episode, Zak and Wiley record while walking about Manhattan, taking the same path as The Man Who Was Alone from the 1907 Hugh Pendexter story and discovering the history of the sights from the courthouse telegraph room to the southwest corner of Madison Square Garden that saw the first game of modern baseball.
DISCUSSION - The Man Who Was Alone22/11/2016 Duration: 01h08min
In this episode, we discuss The Man Who Was Alone by Hugh Pendexter from 1907.