Dilbert Creator, Scott Adams, & TV Journalist Abby Martin on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film


Scott Adams, Abby Martin and Thora Birch are Tom Needham’s guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB’s The Sounds of Film.

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‘Dilbert’ creator Scott Adams.

Photo by: Coffee with Scott Adams

Stony Brook, NY - July 23, 2018 - NYT’s Bestselling author and ‘Dilbert’ creator, Scott Adams, is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this week on Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's ‘The Sounds of Film.’ Also on the show, are television journalist, Abby Martin, and ‘The Etruscan Smile’ star, Thora Birch.
Scott Adams is the creator of the successful comic strip ‘Dilbert,’ which appears in over 2,000 newspapers in 57 countries, and in 19 languages. There have been multiple ‘Dilbert’ NYT Bestselling books and calendars with over 20 million copies in print. Some of his books include ‘The Dilbert Principle,’ and ‘Dogbert’s Top Secret Management.’ Adams was also co-executive director and writer of UPN’s ‘Dilbert’ animated TV show. His latest book is ‘Win Bigly: Persuasion In A World Where Facts Don’t Matter,’ which explains the strategies Donald Trump used to persuade voters in the presidential election. In addition, Scott Adams hosts a popular periscope video blog, ‘Coffee with Scott Adams,’ that deals with the topics of persuasion, politics, and President Trump.

Abby Martin. Photo Credit: The Empire Files with Abby Martin

Abby Martin is a journalist and presenter of ‘The Empire Files,’ an investigative news program that can be seen on teleSur English and YouTube. She rose to prominence on the groundbreaking RT America program, ‘Breaking the Set.’ She is also a popular frequent guest on Joe Rogan’s podcast ‘The Joe Rogan Experience.’ In 2013, Abby co-directed ‘99%: The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film.’
Lastly, ‘The Sounds of Film’ will re-air an interview with Hollywood actress, Thora Birch, who recently made a memorable appearance at The Stony Brook Film Festival in support her film ‘The Etruscan Smile.’ The film is about a Scotsman played by Brian Cox whose life is transformed when he visits his family in America. Thora Birch is a well-known actress known for her roles in ‘American Beauty,’ ‘Ghost World,’ and ‘Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story.’
The 2018 Stony Brook Film Festival presents films of great diversity this summer, both in their themes and settings. The schedule for the Festival, which runs through July 28th, is available at stonybrookfilmfestival.com.
About the Sounds of Film
The Sounds of Film is the nation’s longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut and streaming live worldwide on the internet at wusb.fm. Past people interviewed on the show include Rory Kennedy, Billy Joel, writer Chris Hedges, Alexander Payne, Ernest Dickerson, Dionne Warwick, Alexandra Pelosi, Spongebob’s Tom Kenny, Gov. Jesse Ventura, Hal Hartley and Whit Stillman.