Saturday Show #138: What’s Fascinating Frank?

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #138, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses what is fascinating him these days. To wit: Twin Peaks Season 3, True Detective, Robert W. Chambers, The Yellow King, David Foster Wallace, Michael Pietsch, The...

/ 19 August 2017

Saturday Show #137: Twin Peaks, Farmersville, and a Title Reveal

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #137, in which author and voice-over guy discusses three (!!!) Twin Peaks thoughts of the day, Farmersville Texas, and an update on his forthcoming novel, including a title reveal. Music for this episode was provided by...

/ 5 August 2017

Saturday Show #136: Audiobooks, Indie Novel Marketing, David Lynch, Twin Peaks, and Getting Pulled Over by the Cops While Jogging

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #136, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses Edward Hopper, Salvador Dali, Francis Bacon, David Lynch, Twin Peaks, getting pulled over by the cops while jogging in Brooklyn, audiobooks, and the marketing and professional...

/ 30 July 2017

Saturday Show #135: Questions About Cults (Plus, a book update!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #135, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos asks some important questions about starting a cult. Plus, an update on the progress of publishing his independent novel. Connect with Frank on social: Twitter – http://twitter.com/frankmarcopolos...

/ 22 July 2017

Saturday Show #134: After a Second Developmental Edit (Plus, Inland Empire and David Lynch-The Art Life)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #134, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses what happens after a second developmental edit, David Lynch’s movie Inland Empire (starring the incredible Laura Dern), a documentary about the life of David Lynch entitled...

/ 15 July 2017

Saturday Show #133: Chapters 28-30 (Plus, Season 3 – Episode 8 of Twin Peaks: The Return)

In Saturday Show Literary Podcast #133, author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 28 through 30 of his work-in-progress, a novel. Also discussed are podcasting with a proper microphone, Season 3-Episode 8 of TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN, Twin Peaks...

/ 1 July 2017

Saturday Show #132: Chapters 26 and 27 (Plus, The Secret History of Twin Peaks: A Novel by Mark Frost)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #132, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses Chapters 26 and 27 of his work-in-progress, a novel. Also, The Secret History of Twin Peaks by Mark Frost, Twin Peaks restaurants, an injury update, and...

/ 24 June 2017

Saturday Show #131: Chapters 24 and 25 (Plus, a Leg Injury!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #131, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 24 and 25 of his work-in-progress, a novel, plus his latest injury (leg-oriented), gutting it out, running while crossing the street, intros and outtros for...

/ 17 June 2017

Saturday Show #130: Chapters 22 and 23 (Plus, the Tomato Capital of the World!)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #130, wherein author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses Chapters 22 and 23 of his latest work-in-progress, a novel. Also discussed are the tomato capital of the world, the world’s biggest bowl of salsa, Gary Vaynerchuk,...

/ 10 June 2017

Saturday Show #129: Chapters 20 and 21 (Plus, Twin Peaks, Westworld, and Silicon Valley)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #129, wherein author and voiceover guy Frank Marcopolos discusses the ongoing progress of writing and publishing his current work-in-progress, a novel. Also briefly discussed are the Twin Peaks re-boot, the amazing HBO series Westworld, and the...

/ 22 May 2017

Saturday Show #128: Chapters 16-19 (Plus, Facebook Ads and Austin Weirdness)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #128, wherein author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos continues to discuss his latest work-in-progress, a novel. Other topics include disturbing social trends in Austin Texas, placing Facebook ads, Dwight Swain, Randy Ingermanson, and James Scott Bell....

/ 14 May 2017

Saturday Show #127: Chapters 14 and 15

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #127, in which author and voice-over guy Frank Marcopolos discusses Chapters 14 and 15 of his current work-in-progress, a novel. Also discussed are the motto of Seguin, Texas, travelling, hotels, and other marginalia. Connect with Frank...

/ 30 April 2017

Saturday Show #126: Chapters 11 through 13 (Plus, Realistic Taxidermy and Free Bibles!)

In this edition of Saturday Show Literary Podcast, Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 11 through 13 of his work-in-progress, a novel. He also discusses his adventures while traveling on the Texas roads, including Realistic Taxidermy and Free Bibles. Connect with Frank...

/ 8 April 2017

Saturday Show #125: Chapters 6 through 10 (Plus some personal stuff)

Saturday Show Literary Podcast, in which Frank Marcopolos discusses chapters 6 through 10 of his work-in-progress, a novel, as well as some personal stuff dealing with travel. Connect on social: Twitter Instagram YouTube Facebook ___ You should buy INFINITE ENDING...

/ 20 March 2017

Saturday Show #124: Chapter 4 and also Chapter 5.

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #124, in which Frank Marcopolos–from the infamous jet black jet stream Jetta–discusses chapters 4 and 5 of his work-in-progress, a novel. If you’re a fan of “documenting the process,” this podcast just might be for you....

/ 11 March 2017

Saturday Show #123: Chapter 3.

In which Frank Marcopolos discusses the progress he is making on the final edit of his work-in-progress, a novel. He is up to Chapter 3. It is thrilling. Want to connect on social media? Sure: Twitter – @frankmarcopolos Instagram –...

/ 5 March 2017

Saturday Show #122: Chapter 1 and also Chapter 2.

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #122, in which Frank Marcopolos discusses where he’s at on his new novel. Socially inclined? Twitter – @frankmarcopolos Instagram – @frankzmarcopolos YouTube – YouTube.com/BrooklynFrank ____ You might want to buy INFINITE ENDING: Ten Stories (Affiliate Link)...

/ 26 February 2017

Saturday Show #121: Right After a Developmental Edit

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #121, wherein Frank Marcopolos discusses what happens now after a developmental edit of his current work-in-progress, a novel. Connect on social: Twitter Instagram YouTube *** You might want to buy this paperback anthology because it contains...

/ 19 February 2017

Saturday Show #120: Starting Over. Again.

Saturday Show Literary Podcast #120, in which Frank Marcopolos talks about a fresh start for the podcast from a Holiday Inn hotel room in Huntsville, Texas. From THE WHIRLIGIG to WOMYN DO, it’s been a long literary journey, and the...

/ 16 February 2017

Thoughts on Being a Bug (Plus THE METAMORPHOSIS by Franz Kafka, Audiobooked)

It must be hard to be a bug. People wanting to step on you, no one finding you cute, and all that. I mean, kittens and puppies get all the human-love. Bugs don’t really get any, actually. Maybe fish, at...

/ 17 December 2016

{New YouTube Video} AFTER THE RACE by James Joyce (Audiobook)

A listener on my YouTube channel (subscribe, dammit!) suggested that I do all of the stories in James Joyce’s DUBLINERS. I had already done ARABY, so one down. I thought about doing THE DEAD, but that’s a novella, basically, and...

/ 7 November 2016

{New YouTube Video} The Moment of Victory by O. Henry (Audiobook)

On this one, I went back and looked through my old files to see if I had recorded anything back in the day that I could re-create as a YouTube video. I try to keep in mind, though, that folks...

/ 15 October 2016

Saturday Show #119: Lenore by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Lenore is a poem written by Edgar Allan Poe, and published in 1843. I Feel You by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100841 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Music licensed under Creative Commons Attribution License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/bu/4.0)...

/ 20 September 2016

{New YouTube Video} The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

According to Wikipedia, “”The Fall of the House of Usher” is considered the best example of Poe’s “totality,” where every element and detail is related and relevant. The theme of the crumbling, haunted castle is a key feature of Horace...

/ 19 September 2016

[Essay] Totally Unqualified Coffee Reviews #1 – Mexico, Celso Garcia Coop

Hi, my name is Frank and I am totally unqualified to review coffee, but I’m going to do it anyway. Why? Because one of the great things coffee does, my coffee at least, is make you unrealistically optimistic about everything....

/ 13 July 2016

Saturday Show #118: Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Audiobook Performance)

You are listening to episode 118 of Saturday Show Literary Podcast. My name is Frank Marcopolos of http://frankmarcopolos.com and http://youtube.com/brooklynfrank. This episode will be a performance of Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne. According to Wikipedia, the story, published in...

/ 8 July 2016

Saturday Show #117: Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Ulalume is a public-domain poem written by Edgar Allan Poe a long time ago. On this episode of the podcast, it is performed by Frank Marcopolos of http://FrankMarcopolos.com. Musical accompaniment is provided as follows: Somber by Audionautix is licensed under...

/ 24 June 2016

{New YouTube Video} Ulalume by Edgar Allan Poe (Audiobook)

Why is it that I looooove Edgar Allan Poe so much? Is it that he’s dark and I am starting to be of that age when the issues of human darkness (how to deal with impending death, the seeming futility...

/ 23 June 2016

Saturday Show #116: The Cone by H.G. Wells (Audiobook Performance)

This is an audiobook performance of the public-domain short story, “The Cone.” It was written by H.G. Wells a long time ago, and performed by Frank Marcopolos of http://frankmarcopolos.com just recently. If you enjoy these free audiobooks, please subscribe to...

/ 6 June 2016

Saturday Show #115: The Death of the Hired Man by Robert Frost (Performance)

This is an audiobook performance of the public domain poem “The Death of the Hired Man” by Robert Frost. The voice-actors on the track are Frank Marcopolos and Sherry S. Thompson. Music was provided as follows: “Achilles – Strings” by...

/ 22 May 2016