Episode 61 — Rosecrans Baldwin
Summary: Rosecrans Baldwin is the guest. He's a co-founder of The Morning News and the author of a new memoir called PARIS, I LOVE YOU BUT YOU'RE BRINGING ME DOWN, available on April 24th from Farrar, Straus, & Giroux. Kirkus, in a starred review, calls it "great fun and surprisingly touching." Super-fun having Rosecrans on the program. Topics of conversation include: girls with boy names, boys with girl names, the Mayflower, Paris, French military might, French films, Eagle Scouts, books, movies, identity, escape, advertising, Sofia Coppola, Louis Vuitton, fashion crises, OCD, trench coats, hoodies, Bonobos pants, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Good Omens, Colby, Frank O'Hara, poetry, despair, the Internet, The Morning News, good cheer, novels, consciousness, blogging, zines, book tour, golf shirts, and indie situations. Monologue topics: Paris Hilton, Paris, idiocy, George Whitman, Shakespeare & Company, pigeons, bird shit, luck. This episode of Other People is brought to you by the UCLA Extension Writers' Program, the largest open-enrollment creative writing and screenwriting program in the nation. For more info, please visit www.uclaextension.edu/writers.