Endeavours 001 – Craig Davidson, Kyle Seller, Pentatonix
Welcome to the re-launch of Endeavours! It feels great to be back.
The show will be releasing two to three episodes a week for the first week or two, until all the interviews from the summer have made it to the interwebs. The guests today are author Craig Davidson, classic arcade and pinball collector Kyle Seller, and musical guest Pentatonix!
Craig Davidson has written horror novels under the names Nick Cutter (The Troop, The Deep) and Patrick Lestewska (Mother Bitchfight, The Coliseum). Writing as his true self, he wrote Cataract City – shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013 – as well as the short story collection Rust & Bone, which was made into a feature film in 2012. His new memoir is Precious Cargo, which chronicles his year as a school bus driver for special needs children.
Kyle Seller is an avid video game collector. He owns more than 60 pinball machines, which he puts up in various small businesses around Vancouver for the people to enjoy. He, and his collection, is taking part in an contemporary art exhibit at the Museum of Vancouver entitled All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds, which runs until January 8, 2017.
Pentatonix are a Grammy Award-winning a cappella quintet from Arlington, Texas. After finding success early on, with their stunning covers of hit songs, the group decided to branch and release all original material for the eponymous fourth record Pentatonix. They have received two Grammy Awards in the “Best Arrangement, instrumental or A Cappella” category for the tunes Daft Punk and Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy. They also appeared in the hit film Pitch Perfect 2, as well as a documentary about their journey On My Way Home.
From Pentatonix self-titled fourth album:
Take Me Home
Na Na Na