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A podcast about the pursuit of knowledge through interesting and engaging conversation, hosted by Agent Palmer. Released every other Tuesday.

Mar 7, 2023

Episode 92 features Anthony "Tony" Rapino, co-author of the recently published Tommy and the Order of Cosmic Champions, but he’s also an artist that works with words, clay, paint, and well, any medium he can make the time for. We discuss those many mediums, plus reading, writing, genres, college, physical media, and more.

Throughout the conversation, we discuss:

  • Where did the writing journey begin?
  • In Love with Creation
  • Horror and Horror adjacent
  • Reading
  • Blended Genres
  • The moment of discovery
  • Trailers
  • Being a teacher
  • Good teachers
  • Don't use writing and reading as punishment
  • 80s Exchange
  • Realizing your potential and limitations
  • Collegiate expereiences
  • Nostalgia
  • Anticipation
  • Tommy and the Order of Cosmic Champions
  • Physical Media
  • Used Book Stores
  • Reading
  • Finishing the book
  • And much more

Mentioned and Helpful Links from This Episode





Other Links

Love it or Hate it, Blonde Might Be the Best Art Film Ever

Tommy and the Order of Cosmic Champions is the 80s Nostalgia Dump I Needed

The Fast Food Pizza / Movie Connection


You can also hear more Palmer occasionally on Our Liner Notes, a musical conversation podcast with host Chris Maier or as co-host of The Podcast Digest with Dan Lizette.

Music created and provided by Henno Heitur of Monkey Tongue Productions.

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