Virtual Memories Show 231: Sven Birkerts “There are thresholds or shelves where we go from having incremental change to systemic moments of transformation.” In the
Virtual Memories Show 230: Patty Farmer “Hefner’s genius was in always getting the very best people, whether in entertainment, management, editing, or cartooning: he went
Virtual Memories Show 229: Matt Ruff “Every one of my novels has had at least a portion where I’ve thought, ‘if I do this badly,
Virtual Memories Show 228: Ellen Forney “Marbles was in many respects was the senior thesis in psychology that I never did as an undergrad.” The
Virtual Memories Show 227: Ben Schwartz “Twitter is the best source of political humor now. It’s better than any show on TV. It’s hard to
Virtual Memories Show 226: Joyce Farmer “The ’60s were a time of explosive interaction and learning of radical ideas. The thing was, I thought they
Virtual Memories Show 225: Howard Chaykin “I want to be loved; I just don’t work too hard at it.” Comics legend Howard Chaykin joins the
Virtual Memories Show 224: Graham Chaffee “What I’ve learned about storytelling is that you don’t know what the story’s about until you’re halfway through it.
Virtual Memories Show 223: Joe Ciardiello “There’s an improvisational nature, and a rhythmic nature to my drawing, building up certain areas, leaving other areas freer.
Virtual Memories Show 222: Arnie Levin “Don’t fraternize with inkers; they’ll always get you in trouble.” Cartooning, illustration and animation legend Arnie Levin joins the
Virtual Memories Show 221: Kyle Cassidy “In photography, the story is the most important thing, and technical imperfections will be forgiven.” Photojournalist (or “artist who
Virtual Memories Show 220: Seth “The world of the studio is where my interest is now. . . . It’s the world of exploring ideas