Episode #82 – The Sun and the Stars Aligned
News and updates (00:03:43)
- The Sun and the Star by Rick Riordan and Mark Oshiro is officially out in the world!
- You can read Karen’s The Sun and the Star book review right here on Subjectify.
- AJ Beckles is the solo narrator for the book.
- Did you know that The Titan’s Curse came out on May 1, 2007?
- Check out this Mary Sue interview, but be warned that it contains spoilers!
- Rick has seen early versions of the Percy Jackson and the Olympians PR material!
- We discuss the updated covers for The Lightning Thief, The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel, and Camp Half-Blood Confidential.
- The next book from Rick Riordan Presents will be The Last Canto of Dead by Daniel José Older, out May 16.
- Congratulations to Daniel for being nominated for a Locus Award for Ballad & Dagger.
- Did you see that Velinxi was the surprise artist for the May Rainbow Crate, which features The Sun and the Star?
- Kristen gives us a great breakdown of the WGA on strike and what this means for all of Rick’s adaptation projects.
- Jake Abel also had some thoughts on the subject!
- We’ll keep you up to date on the strike going forward!
- Karen details her night at the Boston tour stop!
- Go follow Liam T. Crowley on Twitter if you haven’t already.
- It was awesome seeing Rick and Mark BUT KAREN GOT TO SEE BECKY.
- We are not going to include the interview in this week’s episode for some very valid reasons, and we promise the wait will be worth it!
- Karen almost walked out on stage on accident! And she almost didn’t get her signed copy!
- Mark and Rick were both fantastic, but tbh Steph Lurie stole the show.
- This show was so amazing, and the energy levels never dropped, from start to finish.
- Why did Rick choose Mark to co-write this book with him?
- Can you guess the title of Mark’s first book, which they wrote when they were nine?
- Mark drew the map that ended up on the endpapers, and the original version is hilarious and amazing.
- They were each asked which part of the book was their favorite.
- Becky came out on stage, and the crowd went wild!
- Karen teases the interview for the first time, but definitely not the last.
- Go read books from Rick Riordan Presents!
- Everyone loves Roshani Chokshi, as they should!!
- Don’t forget that there are still graphic novels of Rick’s books coming out!
- Everyone is super excited for the Kane Chronicles movie, and that made us so happy!
- We discuss the possibility that the Kane Chronicles movie might not get made (but we agree with Rick that we’re guardedly optimistic it will!).
- What about the Daughter of the Deep movie adaptation?
- Unsurprisingly, everyone is super, super excited about the Percy Jackson and the Olympians show on Disney+.
- Rick said his first reaction to seeing the principal photography was relief.
- Rick has learned so much from Mark’s writing!
- Mark also got to talk about all of their books that they’ve published!
- Could you ever write the last line of a book first?
- How long has Rick known that Nico was gay?
- Prophecy Radio totally got a name drop during the event!
- You’d be surprised which is Mark’s favorite dinosaur.
- Which gods would be their parents?
- Knowing which characters would be a Swiftie is apparently a big deal.
- Karen teases the interview once again, but it’s going to be totally worth it!
- Did you see the selfie from the Boston tour stop?
- Stay tuned for our upcoming giveaway!
- This week, we’re reading The Red Pyramid chapter 9.
- Who could be sabotaging the House and the kids?
- Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a cat network?
- Bast is pretty spectacular, and we can’t wait to see more of her.
- Who are the Carriers, and what is their purpose?
- We learn a little bit more about Bast and how her powers work.
- Does the Mist exist in this world, or is it something else?
- What’s going on with Bast’s role in the Kane siblings’ mother’s death?
- Thank you for listening to the show, Teddy, and Karen is so sorry she couldn’t meet you!
- Hope you had fun at the show, Elizabeth!
- And thank you to everyone else for the kind words about interviewing Rick and Mark!
- LJ wrote in with some wild theories about The Sun and the Star.
- We rectify a major mistake and read out Henry’s The Sun and the Star theory.
- TJ writes in with some kind words about the podcast and asks us a very important question, which is accompanied by a super cute picture.
- Crystal is super excited for The Sun and the Star, and that makes us so happy!
This episode’s hosts are: Karen Rought and Kristen Kranz.
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