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Station Eleven's creator on the end of the world

Station Eleven's creator on the end of the world

Update: 2022-06-233
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Vox’s Alex Abad-Santos sits down with Patrick Somerville, the creator and showrunner of HBO's critically-acclaimed series Station Eleven, adapted from the novel by Emily St. John Mandel. They talk about the weirdness of making a show about a pandemic during a pandemic, what it was like to craft the show's intricate web of storylines, and why Patrick's body of work — which also includes Maniac, Made for Love, and co-writing The Leftovers — tends toward the dystopian. There's also a reflective discussion about . . . hugs.

Host: Alex Abad-Santos (@alex_abads), Senior Culture Reporter, Vox

Guest: Patrick Somerville (@patrickerville), creator and showrunner, Station Eleven

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Station Eleven's creator on the end of the world

Station Eleven's creator on the end of the world

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