Since 9/11, some of the most violent terrorists we've encountered were radicalized or recruited at universities.
I write between 5.30am and 9.00. That way, I hope I carry over something from my dream time.
Bradbury would have said his plots are myths and metaphors that tell stories about the human condition. That's what sets him apart from other science-fiction writers: He doesn't write about technology, but about the human heart and psyche.
When I'm gigging, there's an uneasy shift when I pull a puppet out. People look at me aghast and I feel I have about 20 seconds to win them over. You even get the prejudice among other people in your own profession.
It was all completely incomprehensible to me. I was fearful of the language. You had to look up every third word.
After we air the call, it's gone. I always thought, 'What a waste.' That's such a powerful story, and there's no way to revisit it or share it.