Lars Jacobson on “Fodor’s Guide to Espionage”

“A podcast is truly the perfect medium to tell this story because… you can travel the world in your mind.” – Lars Jacobson

Welcome Lars Jacobson

We’re joined on the Starline by a film and television writer, podcaster and executive producer of the feature film “Novocaine”. His latest project based on true events is “Fodor’s Guide to Espionage” centered on Eugene Fodor, travel writer who used his job to spy for the CIA. We welcome Lars Jacobson.

Lars, let’s go Beyond the Mic. Why was making a podcast of Fodor important for you?

What story about Eugene shocked you the most?

Which episode is the one you can’t wait for people to hear and why?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. You have so many projects going, podcasts, major motion pictures, and a limited series on Peacock. What do you do to relax?

2. Place you would have like to visit on the basis of Fodor’s travel guide?

3. What scares you the most?

4. When flying do you sit in the aisle, middle or window seat?

5. What do you pamper yourself with?

6. If you could write for any actor, who would you want reading your lines?

7. 1st thing you bought after you got your 1st paycheck?

8. Charity that holds a special place in your heart? 

One Big Question:

What’s the one thing you want people to get out of this story?

The Wrap:

He loves travelling, needs the window seat and wants you to hear “Fodor’s Guide to Espionage” Lars Jacobson thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

Listen to other Beyond the Mic conversations with writers here.

Listen to “Fodor’s Guide to Espionage” here.

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