Cripes. Another rambling interview.

By Phil Plait | May 24, 2010 4:00 pm

kenplumeI met Ken Plume last year at Dragon*Con. Our mutual Close Personal Friend Adam Savage™ introduced us, of all things. He runs a site called ASiteCalledFred and has lots of podcast interviews with interesting people, and he decided to break that streak and talk to me.

His chats are pretty free-form; he asks questions but lets things go where they may. He learned a lesson with me, no doubt. He let me ramble about The Monkees, my daughter’s first word, NASA, constellations, NASA, and I think NASA. We really did bop around from topic to topic, making it a Faulkneresque rapids ride of skepticism and science and some mild stabs at humor (on my part). I do talk at length about where I think NASA is, was, will be, and should be, so you might get a kick out of that. Give it a listen.

He does have a long list of interviews with some pretty cool people (Stephen Colbert! Tom Kenny! Julie Gardner! John Hodgman! Dave Foley! Olivia Wilde!), so check those out as well.


Comments (5)

  1. Yeebok

    Hey jcm. That video’s on the right site – funny or die videos should just die – they’re not funny. It also has absolutely nothing to do with the post.
    On topic tho, thanks for the link to the site, Phil – given the website’s name, I suspect the owner has a similar sense of humour to me ( is another URL I’d have chosen…)

  2. Brian Schlosser

    I just have to add: rooooobot roll call!

  3. In the not-too-distant-future …

  4. jcm

    I have read your book so I know what’s in it.


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