Month: April 2014

Lynne Sharon Schwartz – Euphonic Sounds

Season 4 episode 16 Euphonic Sounds “In the late 1970s, I wanted to write against the grain, so I wrote about a marriage that lasted a long time, with all the strife and stresses.” Novelist, essayist, poet, short story writer, and translator Lynne Sharon Schwartz¬†sat down with me to talk about her newest essay collection,…

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Caitlin McGurk – Hello, Columbus

Season 4 episode 15 Hello, Columbus “I’m a person who works in comics and knows a lot about comics, and I’m teaching people who know nothing about comics to talk to other people who know nothing about comics, about comics.” Caitiln McGurk, fresh off of curating her first exhibition at Ohio State’s¬†Billy Ireland Cartoon Library…

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Daniel Levine – They Call Me MISTER Hyde!

Season 4 episode 14 They Call Me MISTER Hyde! “I like that we live in an age that’s increasingly curious about this dark side, and not merely in terms of its pure darkness, but of how seemingly ordinary or normal people can commit atrocities.” Daniel Levine joins us to talk about his debut novel, HYDE,…

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DG Myers – Reading Maketh a Full Man

Season 4 episode 13 Reading Maketh a Full Man, or, “Where is the Lesbian on This List?” “I would take an evil delight in asking my colleagues what they were reading, and watching the look of panic on their faces. Because everyone reads scholarship now, and very few primary materials. Our academic specialties are an…

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Tova Mirvis – Window, Pain

Season 4 episode 12 Window, Pain “I set up a scenario where all of my characters were unhappy in one way or another, and they were all watching other people, as opposed to looking inward at their own lives. I didn’t know what people do about that. I was writing a realistic novel, but part…

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