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Aquí tenéis mi entrevista a John Green, donde hablamos un poco de Ciudades de Papel (Paper Towns). Además del sorteo de un libro firmado por él. ¡Suerte a los que participéis!
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John: Hi, it's so nice to meet you! Thanks for doing this.

Uka: Thank you for coming and for your time.

John: oh, it's my pleasure.

Uka: [in Spanish] Hello little clouds, I'm with John Green, author of books like Paper Towns.

John: Hola! I'm just gonna say hola. I was just so excited to say my one word of Spanish.

Uka: I can't talk.

John: It's OK, it's OK, don't worry.

Uka: So they are also really excited to see you here in my channel, so...

John: Yeah, well hi!

Uka: OK, so my first question is about Paper Towns. In the book we can find a bunch of insane teenagers going on a crazy adventure. So could you please tell us any crazy experience you have when you were a high school student?

John: Yeah, I had a few. I mean the United States is a physically very large country, and so there is a great tradition in America of going on these journeys, these road trips and the idea is that you go on a physical journey and then you also like, go on an emotional journey along the way. And I went on a lot of road trips when I was in high school. I took one across the whole country to Arizona and then down to Mexico right before I graduated high school with my best friends and that's a very special memory for me, we had a lot of fun.

Uka: Oh, that's amazing.

john: Yeah, it was great. The best thing about America is that we have a lot of good roads. There's a lot that's terrible, but our roads are excellent.

Uka: My next question would be about Margo. She is very unique and special in her own way. you inspire-- you get inspired by someone to create Margo?

John: There were a few people when I was in high school who just seemed to live a bigger life than i did, they seemed to have more courage than I had, they always would go and do crazy things and they would do it without fear. I actually haven't met a lot of people in adulthood like that except for Cara Delevingne who is very much like that and is another person I'm just kind of awed by, overwhelmed by, she plays Margo in the movie. I just always, I always made the very traditional choices, you know like I went to University and then I graduated and got a job and got married and had kids and moved to the suburbs and did all of the things that Americans are supposed to do, but I've always been fascinated by people who make different choices, um, even if they're choices that maybe I wouldn't approve of or wouldn't make myself.

Uka: Yes, because she's always making crazy decisions.

John: Yeah, well but I think part of it is that she is so frustrated by everybody imagining her, thinking they know her, and making these assumptions about her. And it's so frustrating to-- I think especially for young women to have all of these people pretending to know you or thinking they know you and making conclusions about you and you don't get to have your own life. And Margo becomes so frustrated with that that finally she decides that she's gonna have her own life whether the world likes it or not.

Uka: And I think it's a great decision.

John: It's cer-- I think it's a kind of heroic decision, yeah. I think-- I wish she'd gone to college, but I'm old. (they laugh) I hope she goes to college, I should say.

Uka: Well Margo fascinated me, so (? 3:25) character.

John: Good! Good!

Uka: What do you feel when you see your characters like, get alive in the movies?

John: Yeah, it's amazing, it's beautiful. I mean as long as you like the movie. I have a lot of author friends who've had movies made of their books that the movies aren't good and they feel sad about it and that's a much harder situation I think, much more complicated. But in my case, I've been very lucky twice. I really am proud of the movies that they made for my books. They're not my movies, I didn't make them, but I like them and it's an amazing thing to be able to sit down in a theater and watch a story that lived inside of your mind suddenly live on a, you know

Uka: Big screen

John: Yeah, it's crazy.

Uka: The music, all the places.

John: The music! Yeah, the music and then the uh, just the actors. I mean in this, Paper Towns especially, have you seen the movie?

Uka: No, not yet.

John: oh, I wish they'd let you see it, but in Paper Towns especially I think the actors cared so much about the book and they cared so much about their characters in the book and to me it came through.

Uka: I can't wait to seethe movie because I really loved Margo and also Ben.

John: Ben is awesome in the movie!

Uka: I'm excited to see how everything turns out.

John: Of all the characters in Paper Towns, the one who is most like me is Ben. The most like my high school self, I hope I'm not still like Ben, but I was definitely like that in high school. So it was really-- that was one of the things I was really nervous about like, is the kid who's gonna play Ben, is he gonna like, play it up as just a nerd and he didn't. He understood what I wanted Ben to be perfectly and I was so grateful to him for like, I felt like it was a gift that he'd given me personally because I was like that kid in high school and he really understood what it's like to be that guy.

Uka: That's so nice.

John: Yeah. He's single, too.

Uka: Could you tell us something about your future projects?

John: I wish. I mean, I could tell you a lot about my future projects on YouTube. Most of my time right now is spent working on CrashCourse, our educational series where my brother and I talk about everything from chemistry and biology to history and literature and the biggest thing that we're working on right now is getting those videos into other languages. First getting them subtitled, hopefully finding ways to get them into the other languages, maybe shoot them again, make them new. So that's the biggest project I've been working on. As far as writing goes, I'm trying really hard to write a book, but I've also been trying for two and a half years, so I don't want to promise too much. SO yeah, I'm trying, but it's coming slowly.

Uka: In Spain you have a lot of fans and they are always asking "when is he going to write a new book?"

John: Ugh, I'm sorry! I feel really bad, I'm trying. I'm trying I promise, I promise I'm trying. I'm sorry.

Uka: We can wait.

John: OK Thank you.

Uka: But not too long.

John: Thank you for your patience, OK.

Uka: So thank you so much for the interview, your time, and being here on my channel.

John: It's so nice to meet you, thanks for sharing your channel with me. I'm such a big fan of the booktuber community, so it's awesome to be able to be part of this.

Uka: Could you please tell us something about, to my subscribers?

John: Yeah, something in Spanish? Teach me something in Spanish to say.

Uka: um, well I always say "hola nubecillas" Something like "hello little clouds"

John: Little clouds, that's beautiful! Hola nucillas?

Uka: You can say that in English.

John: Oh, that's better. You're like "you're Spanish is so bad, just say it in English."

Uka: No! (They laugh)

John: No, I understand, you're like-- yeah. "Hello little clouds!" It's me John Green.

Uka [in Spanish]: I hope you liked this interview, and we'll see each other soon little clouds.

John: Bye little clouds!

Uka: Thank you so much!

John: That was fun!

Uka [In Spanish]: I hope you liked the interview a lot.