Bounded Enthusiasm

Bounded Enthusiasm #18: Lucy Knisley and ‘Something New’

Earlier this week I promised an interview with Lucy Knisley, and here it is!

Bounded Enthusiasm #17: Subalekha Udayasankar and ‘Bycatch’

Subalekha Udayasankar is the designer of 'Bycatch,' a card game that uses an usual mechanic to simulate drone warfare.

Bounded Enthusiasm #16: Happy 10th Anniversary, First Second Books!

Today's episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is a celebration of the tenth anniversary of First Second Books, one of my favorite…

Bounded Enthusiasm #15: Gene Luen Yang, Reading Ambassador

For today's Bounded Enthusiasm episode, I interviewed Gene Luen Yang, one of my favorite graphic novelists, who was just appointed…

Bounded Enthusiasm #14: Jane McGonigal Teaches You to Get ‘SuperBetter’

Jane McGonigal is well-known for her book Reality Is Broken and her TED talks about gaming, about how gaming and…

Bounded Enthusiasm #13: Andy Weir and ‘The Martian’

Andy Weir was a software engineer for over two decades, writing short stories and Sherlock Holmes fan fiction in his…

Bounded Enthusiasm #12: Exploring the ‘Realms’ of Tony DiTerlizzi’s Imagination

Today's Bounded Enthusiasm episode is an interview with Tony DiTerlizzi, one of my favorite author-illustrators and a semi-regular guest on…

Bounded Enthusiasm #11: Steven Gould and ‘Jumper’

Today's Bounded Enthusiasm podcast is an interview with author Steven Gould. We talk about the 'Jumper' series, what it's like…

Bounded Enthusiasm #10: Victoria Jamieson Is a ‘Roller Girl’

Bounded Enthusiasm is back, with a review of 'Roller Girl' and an interview with Victoria Jamieson.

Bounded Enthusiasm #9: Jennifer Holm and The Fourteenth Goldfish

Today's episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is an interview with Jennifer Holm about her latest book, The Fourteenth Goldfish. Holm has…

Bounded Enthusiasm #8: Elissa Brent Weissman Takes Us Back to Nerd Camp

In today's episode of Bounded Enthusiasm, I interview Elissa Brent Weissman, author of several middle-grade books about smart kids. Her…

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

Today's episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is an interview with Tony DiTerlizzi. He's an author and illustrator of many books for…

Bounded Enthusiasm #6: Paul Pope, Battling Boy, and The Rise of Aurora West

Today's episode is an interview with Paul Pope about his latest comic book series, Battling Boy. Paul Pope is a…

Bounded Enthusiasm #5: B.J. Novak and The Book With No Pictures

Between a trip for my high school reunion and Gen Con, it's been a while since I've had time to…

Bounded Enthusiasm #4: Gene Yang and Sonny Liew on The Shadow Hero

Today's episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is a double interview with Gene Yang and Sonny Liew, author and illustrator (respectively) of…

Bounded Enthusiasm #3: Daniel H. Wilson Thinks Like a Machine

Today's episode of the Bounded Enthusiasm podcast is an interview with Daniel H. Wilson, author of several books including Robopocalypse…

Bounded Enthusiasm #2: Jonathan Auxier and the Spud Cannon

Bounded Enthusiasm is a new podcast I've started to talk about books and games and whatever else comes to mind.…

Bounded Enthusiasm #1: Tony DiTerlizzi Talks About WondLa, Dungeons & Dragons, and Star Wars

Tony DiTerlizzi is one of my favorite author-illustrators, and his WondLa series is a family favorite. The final book of…