Fresh Air, Frank Miller and Ray Manzarek - Terry Gross

Fresh Air, Frank Miller and Ray Manzarek

By Terry Gross

  • Release Date: 2002-11-14
  • Genre: Arts & Entertainment
  • © 2002 WHYY-FM

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Summary : Fresh Air, Frank Miller and Ray Manzarek

Comic book artist and writer Frank Miller and keyboard player and record producer Ray Manzarek on this edition of Fresh Air. Frank Miller transformed Batman into a brooding, tortured vigilante in his remakes of the classic Batman comic: The Dark Knight Returns and The Dark Knight Strikes Again. Miller also wrote the screenplays for RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3. Keyboard player and record producer Ray Manzarek talks about his experience playing in one of the most influential bands of the 1960s. The Doors disbanded after its lead singer Jim Morrison died in 1971. Since The Doors, Manzarek has produced four albums for the punk rock band X and recorded several solo albums. He also performs with Beat poet Michael McClure at nightclubs and on college campuses. (Original Broadcast Dates: November 14, 2002 and July 6, 1998)

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