604 Roger Nygard goes where none dare: The Nature of Existence! PODCAST INTERVIEW

The Nature of Existence by Roger Nygard, Mr. Media Interviews

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Roger Nygard has come back to Earth—or has he?

The highly regarded documentary filmmaker went to the outer reaches of the galaxy a few years ago when he profiled Star Trek fans—and a few actors from the show—to make Trekkies and its sequel, Trekkies 2. Somehow, he made fun of Trek fans at the same time he captured the essence of the beliefs and devotion to the world of Gene Roddenberry.

Now he’s back trying to make sense of a much greater challenge, The Nature of Existence itself.

ROGER NYGARD podcast excerpt: “Most of my friends are comedians–although the majority of them don’t know it. But they make me laugh. When I started out, I thought I was going to get into fistfights because these are sensitive questions. You’d think people would be reluctant to answer some of these questions but it was harder to get them to shut up than to start!”

You can LISTEN to this interview with ROGER NYGARD, director of THE NATURE OF EXISTENCE and TREKKIES, by clicking the audio player above!

Nygard’s The Nature of Existence premiered in New York City on June 18, at the Quad Cinemas, 34 West 13th Street, and opens on July 2 at the Sunset 5 Theaters @ 8000 W. Sunset Blvd. in Los Angeles:

One of the boldest characters in Nygard’s Existence is someone whom I instantly remembered from college in the early 1980s: Brother Jed Smock, the self-appointed campus evangelist at the University of Florida.

If you see only one movie about existence this year, make it this one.

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Trekkies by Roger Nygard, Mr. Media Interviews

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Bob Andelman is the host and producer of Mr. Media® Interviews. He is also the author or co-author of 16 books, including The Wawa Way with Howard Stoeckel, Building Atlanta with Herman J. Russell, Fans Not Customers with Vernon W. Hill, founder of Commerce Bank and Metro Bank UK, Mind Over Business with Ken Baum, The Consulate with Thomas R. Stutler, The Profiler with Pat Brown, Built From Scratch with the founders of The Home Depot, The Profit Zone with Adrian Slywotzky, Mean Business with Albert J. Dunlap, and Will Eisner: A Spirited Life. Click here to see Bob Andelman's Amazon Central author page. He is a member in good standing of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (member page).