This is a double-featured with two extremely talented and creative guest. On the first episode, Rebecca talks with Joe Alves who is an author, animator, draftsman, illustrator, set designer, art director, production designer, and director with 18 credits to his name! He is most notably known for his work on “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Jaws 3-D ,” and “Escape from New York “and was nominated for an Oscar in 1978 for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration and Winner for BAFTA Film Award in 1979 for Best Production Design/Art Direction, both a direct result of his work on the movie .“Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” On this episode Joe shares an incredible event being bestowed upon him, something you are will want to be just some of the first to know! https://www.facebook.com/JoeAlvesOfficial/
On the second episode, Rebecca introduces Sarah Katz who is an author, blogger, and cybersecurity brilliant! On this episode, Sarah highlights a few things about her book, “Apex Five,” a story that draws inspiration from many real-world societies such as, Africa and India, as well as, real conflicts such as Israel-Palestine and the struggle of indigenous peoples worldwide. The primary themes reflect the evolutionary risks of rapid technological advancement at the expense of less industrialized societies.
For millennia, the people of the “Plane” have worshiped five megaliths as relics of the mysterious “Zaam.” In recent years, the nation of Tabira has employed remarkably advanced technology to subjugate the entire “Plane” and eradicate all belief in the “Zaam.” Now, the three remaining nations must uncover the secret behind Tabira’s sudden forward leap in civilization.