Friday, August 1, 2008

San Diego Comic-Con Coverage: Spotlight on Max Brooks

*Note: Simul-posted on Pink Raygun*

It might seem odd that the son of a comedy legend would make his name writing books about zombies, but listen to Max Brooks for five minutes and there’s no question that he’s Mel’s son. They have the same stage presence, the same comedic timing, the same… hair. When he walked out to his podium and realized that there was a big, empty table next to him with a line of seats and microphones, he invited the first row of the audience up to be his “panel” and had the Comic-Con workers let in any people who had missed the cutoff point and were still waiting outside. Classy. Funny. Brooks-y.

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