#135 Dickens Without the Humbug
Interview with author Daniel Stashower, and actor Scott Sedar
Welcome to The Not Old Better Show, I’m your host, Paul Vogelzang.
Happy Holidays to everyone and today’s show is in the holiday theme. I really think you’ll enjoy this.
Charles Dickens is well known for “A Christmas Carol,” especially this time of year, but also for his gripping plots, vivid characters, and penetrating social commentary. The prolific author of Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, as well as “A Christmas Carol,” enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and remains one of the world’s most beloved storytellers.
Today we are with actor Scott Sedar, who’ll later in the show be reading a special Dickens selection chosen by he and author Daniel Stashower, who’s also with us. Daniel Stashower is an award winning author and has researched Dickens’, digging deeply into Charles Dickens’ life and legacy…
PLEASE NOTE: Smithsonian Associates has announced that the “Dickens Without the Humbug” presentation, Dec 5, 2017 is SOLD OUT. To place your name on the waiting list, please call: 202 633 3030, or click HERE: https://smithsonianassociates.org/ticketing/Tickets/Reserve.aspx?id=240461