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Geeks and Greeks: The Making of an Epic Graphic Novel about MIT Hacks – Steve Altes (’84) and Andy Fish
March 9, 2016 | 4-530pm | 10-250

Featuring: Steve Altes (’84) and Andy Fish

Description: The Technology and Policy Program and the de Florez Fund for Humor present an evening with Steve Altes and Andy Fish, creators of the MIT-themed humorous graphic novel, Geeks and Greeks, a story of student life at MIT, told through the prism of high-tech hacks.  Altes, a 1984 MIT grad (TPP ’86) whose career has spanned engineering and entertainment, based his story on many actual events and hacks.  The evening will feature humorous stories from Altes’s thirty-year odyssey to get this story told as well as behind-the-scenes looks at pitching a story to Hollywood, crowdfunding, and the graphic novel creation process.

Sponsored by the Technology and Policy Program and the de Florez Fund for Humor


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