BA #208: David J. Peterson

December 10, 2017 | 9:02 pm |

David J Peterson Podcast Interview

On the two-hundred and eighth Box Angeles conlanger David J. Peterson (Game of Thrones, Penny Dreadful) stops by Studio 309. He discusses growing up in Orange County, drawing as a kid, studying linguistics, and more!


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The BA #208 Breakdown
– Box rants neck rolls.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in Orange County and drawing as a kid.
– Attending UC Berkeley and studying English.
– Going to grad school in San Diego and working at a community college.
– Being unemployed and winning a contest to create the Game of Thrones language Dothraki.
– Getting other work through word of mouth and not having an agent.
– David describes what he does in three words.
– David answers why show business, why Hollywood and his favorite part of LA.
– David discusses what content he consumes and who he’d like to work with.
– David’s favorite thing he has done (& least) and how he defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.


STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Untitled Pilsner



For more David, get his book The Art of Language Invention and follow him on Twitter @Dedalvs.

An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder says goodbye to neck rolls. Follow him @boxangeles.