Geeks and Greeks: The Making of an Epic Graphic Novel about MIT Hacks – Steve Altes (’84) and Andy Fish
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