Christopher Brown

Episode 391 – Christopher Brown

Virtual Memories Show 391: Christopher Brown “Utopia is not a place; it’s a decision. It’s a decision to try to live a better life, to craft a more wholesome community.” Can there be economic justice without environmental justice? With his new novel, FAILED STATE (Harper Voyager), Christopher Brown returns to the alternate America of Tropic…

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Episode 355 – The Guest List 2019

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2019 It’s time for our year-end Virtual Memories Show tradition: The Guest List! I reached out to 2019’s pod-guests and asked them about the favorite book(s) they read in the past year, as well as the books or authors they’re hoping to read in 2020! More than two dozen…

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Episode 332 – Christopher Brown

Virtual Memories Show 332: Christopher Brown “If you want to have a healthy society, people need to believe there is justice and accountability for people who do bad things. The problem in this society is that it’s a really bottom-heavy system.” He wowed us last year with Tropic of Kansas, and now Christopher Brown is…

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Episode 299 – The Guest List and Bill Kartalopoulos

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2018 and Bill Kartalopoulos Comics scholar (and curator, and editor, and educator) Bill Kartalopoulos joins the show to talk about his role as the series editor of Best American Comics (HMH)! We get into the process of winnowing down the year’s best, working with a new guest editor each…

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Episode 271 – Christopher Brown

Virtual Memories Show 271: Christopher Brown “I don’t think I would write the kind of science fiction I write if I hadn’t had the experience of eating deep-dish pizza with Strom Thurmond during the Clarence Thomas hearings.” Science fiction author Christopher Brown joins the show to talk about his first novel, Tropic of Kansas (Harper…

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