Hype Podcast

Episode #83 – Amie Kaufman’s Bad Day In Space

Hosted by Marama Whyte, Pamela Gocobachi, Amie Kaufman

January 20, 2016

Marama and Pamela are joined by special guest, New York Times bestselling author Amie Kaufman, the busiest author in the world! We discuss Amie’s latest books, the sad loss of Alan Rickman, the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, and much more.

How We Hype
Marama raves about Spotlight and rewatching Star Wars: The Force Awakens (and Amie tells us the greatest Star Wars story ever). Pam has been watching the Critics’ Choice Awards and Meg Cabot’s Proposal.

We also discuss Amie’s many, many books:
Illuminae (authored with Jay Kristoff) which was released in October 2015
Their Fractured Light (authored with Meagan Spooner), the final book in the Starbound series, which was released in December 2015
– Her upcoming Unearthed duology (with Meagan Spooner), out in 2017
– Her fantasy middle-grade trilogy, Elementals, out in 2018
– Plus, Amie teases the Illuminae film and These Broken Stars TV series which are in the works
– And you can sign up to Amie’s newsletter for exclusive deleted scenes from Illuminae and These Broken Stars

– We’re all still devastated over Alan Rickman’s death
– The Oscar nominations, boycotts, and #OscarsSoWhite campaign give us plenty to discuss
– Make sure to read Ariana’s great article about the awards
– The new Suicide Squad trailer has us…excited?
– We break the news of the Chronicles of Narnia reboot to Amie
– Neil Patrick Harris has been cast in A Series of Unfortunate Events
– And the Prison Break revival is happening

TV Show of the Week
Marama is highly anticipating Agent Carter season 2, Pam is giving Shadowhunters a try, and Amie is rewatching Star Trek: The Next Generation. Plus, we disagree over Galavant.

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