Illustrator Matt Kish speaks with Dick about how he channeled an obsession with Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick into a work of art for each page of the novel.
Dicks speaks with Thomas Steinbeck about how a Texas judge used Lennie, a character from John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, to measure mental ability in a death penalty case.
Dick speaks with Justin Torres, author of We The Animals, about his inspiration: Dorothy Allison.
Author Salman Rushdie talks about running from his death sentence in Iran.
Sound designer Steve Boeddeker shares some of his techniques for enhancing horror films.
A fictional drama about Edgar Allan Poe’s death.
The story of a 19th-century daredevil.
Author Allan Gurganus tells Dick about meeting Tennessee Williams.
Dan Skwire studies numbers by day, and death, life and insurance in classic literature by night.
In this story, a childhood memory is transformed by a visit back to a small town. Directed by Jonathan Mitchell.
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