Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Authors In Your Pocket Show 12/02/06 Max Allan Collins, Exclusive Podcast (Graphically Enhanced Video Edition)

Featuring Max Allan Collins, the NYT bestselling mystery novelist who has been called "mystery's Renaissance man". He is the author of more than three-dozen books including Saving Private Ryan, Road to Perdition, Carnal Hours, Chicago Confidential, Stolen Away, and True Crime. Collins has earned an unprecedented seven Private Eye Writers of America “Shamus” nominations, winning twice... He has written novels, screenplays, comic books, comic strips, trading cards, short stories, movie adaptations and historical fiction. He wrote the graphic novel Road to Perdition (which was developed into the Academy Award Winning film). He scripted the internationally syndicated comic strip DICK TRACY from 1977 to 1993, and wrote three TRACY novels and a number of collections of his TRACY comic strip work have been published. One of the leading authors of film and television media tie-in books (Bones: Buried Deep, Pink Panther, Batman: Child of Dreams, I-Spy, Dark Angel,The Scorpion King, Windtalkers, The Mummy, The Mummy Returns, U-571, U.S. Marshals, Air Force One, Waterworld, I Love Trouble, Maverick , In the Line of Fire, and Dick Tracy...just to name a few...), he has also served as the creative consultant for a number of major productions, and has written books and comics based on the highly popular "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" TV series. Collins is also a filmmaker and will be discussing his latest film Eliot Ness: An Untouchable Life during our show. In September 2006, The Private Eye Writers of American bestowed it's highest honor to Collins, presenting him with "The Eye" for lifetime contribution to the genre. This will be Collins' first podcast appearance!

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