Posted December 14th, 2010 at 10:25 AM by chas
Updated December 16th, 2010 at 12:11 PM by chas
"Is is real, or is it a legend?"
"Oh, its a real legend!"
Avatar, The Last Air Bender
Many year ago, I was washing my hands in a men's room when a formally dressed fellow appeared at the next sink over, finishing up his own business, and asked me what I was doing in an almost empty building on an off hour. I was actually performing one of a series of 30 minute original radio plays about the life of the major Greek cultural hero Theseus on the Greek radio station COSMOS FM down the hall.
I'd met a fellow student in a story telling class at the New York Open Center who hosted his own show, and, since he'd asked me to return after the first one, was in the process of reformatting from a simple one person narration to shows with question and answer discussions following each episode, which would eventually have a regular cast, accompanying music, and other features,...