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With Christopher Largen, author of JUNK

“Bailey glanced at the large handwritten sign taped on the glass front door of the shop, which stated: ABSOLUTELY, POSITIVELY NOBODY UNDER 18 ADMITTED (DON’T EVEN THINK ABOUT ASKING).

He surveyed the store as he shuffled through the door. An antique, carnival-style cotton candy–maker stood in the center of the floor, next to a rack of junk-oriented T-shirts. There was quite an assortment of clothes, some advertising Snickers, White Castle, and Frito-Lay products long ago outlawed, others adorned with protest slogans like STUFF YOUR FACE and FAT PEOPLE ARE BEAUTIFUL.”
–From JUNK

Christopher Largen

Christopher Largen is an internationally published writer who has appeared in hundreds of print and Web-based venues. He is a guest speaker at colleges and festivals across America. His new novel, JUNK, is a dystopian drug-war satire about a war on junk food.

In this calorie-rich interview, Chris reveals:

  • How he “method-wrote” his book while on a three-month junk food binge
  • What makes for effective satire
  • How he achieves his tongue-in-cheek effect
  • How he uses different techniques for drawing major and minor characters
  • Why he infuses the book with “mockuments”
  • How he found the perfect publisher, and why he’s ecstatic about his choice
  • How he stays “in character” to promote his book in everything he does

Interviewee: Christopher Largen
Host: Paula B
Date: August 29, 2005
Running time: 39 minutes
File size: 14 megabytes
Rating: PG (minor swearing)
Christopher Largen’s Web site: http://www.WaronJunk.com

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VIEW A TRANSCRIPT OF CHRIS’ INTERVIEW HERE

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JUNK