Tuesday, July 29, 2014
How did you come up with the idea for Jack Strong?
I suppose I was thinking about Frankenstein—you build a body out of the parts, the arms, the legs, the eyes.
and science fiction are populated with characters who commune with the
dead or share a body with a spirit. But Jack Strong is more complicated
than one person hosting one ghost or spirit. How would you describe this
I would say that Jack Strong is a receptacle of
dozens, maybe hundreds of questions that were unanswered in people’s
lives. Even though he has his own identity to work through, he also
finds that he needs to solve these riddles, questions, last requests of
people, who have kind of died but are now still alive in him.