AISFP 294 — Cary Elwes, Hugo Hangover

Cary Elwes of The Princess Bride gives a behind-the-scenes look at the movie as well as other movies in his career during this Planet Comicon special. We also chat about the week that was certainly Hugo Awards nomination bar fight and hangover.

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In our Planet Comicon episode:

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Brent was bummed to miss this annual, ever-growing event that is local to him in Kansas City, Mo., but created a street team to help provide coverage. In this episode, you’ll hear from Cary Elwes of The Princess Bride fame.

f you’re not familiar with Planet Comicon,  it’s one of the Midwest’s largest comic book and pop culture events. Later this year or early next, we”ll plan to have one of the event organizers on the show to provide a complete, behind-the-scenes view of the con.

Unfortunately … the last week has been far from “as you wish …

Before the Cary Elwes interview, Kristi and I have a healthy conversation about the Hugo Awards observations, education and verbal attacks that have taken place over the last week. Mike Glyer is doing quite the yeoman’s work of chronicling many of the blog posts on the subject at File 770.

We also share a bit of publishing news — Harper Collins and Amazon — and our new segment “Suds & Science” where we will feature the environmental documentary Planetary.

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