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Nat Cassidy

Born in North Carolina, raised in Arizona, and currently residing in New York City, Nat Cassidy in an award-winning playwright, novelist, actor, and musician. As an actor, he has appeared on television shows such as “Law & Order: SVU”, “Bull”, “Blue Bloods”, “The Following”, “The Affair”, “Red Oaks”, “High Maintenance”, “The Last O.G.”, as well as on stages Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, and across the country. As a playwright, Nat is known as “one of New York City’s rising playwrights, with numerous productions and awards. Nat’s currently at work on several more horror novels, screenplays, and radio plays.


Steal the Stars: Lacks cohesion and internal logic

Steal the Stars by Nat Cassidy based on a podcast by Mac Rogers

Steal the Stars is a 2017 podcast (created by Mac Rogers) and subsequent novelization (written by Nat Cassidy) which centres around forbidden love between coworkers. In a world where the United States is controlled by a vague and sinister corporation, an alien has crash landed off the Pacific coast, and scientists are running out of funding to unlock the secrets of an extraterrestrial; the central plot may be the least interesting aspect. Frustratingly, we don’t get much else — the world lacks depth and the plot wears thin. In the end, the potential for an interesting multi-media experience was sullied by an unimaginative and thin story.

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