Month: October 2014

Sam Gross – Look Day

Season 4 Episode 41 Sam Gross: Look Day “One thing I tell young cartoonists: a magazine is like going out on a date, and a book is like getting married. If you’re going out on a date, you don’t need a lawyer. If you’re doing a book, you get a lawyer.” Sam Gross’ gag panels…

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Ashton Applewhite – Much Abides

Season 4 Episode 40 Ashton Applewhite: Much Abides “Knowing that things are finite gives life meaning. Avoiding mortality means you’re avoiding living, not avoiding dying. Aging is living.” Ashton Applewhite is on a crusade against ageism (lack of gray hair notwithstanding). She joins the show to discuss the myths and roots of ageism and her…

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John Porcellino – 35 Cents & a Stamp

Season 4 Episode 39 John Porcellino: 35 Cents & a Stamp “I managed to go 43 issues before I hit the paralyzing grip of self-doubt and self-consciousness [from realizing that I had an audience]. I feel lucky that I had all those years to write comics in essentially a vacuum. I can’t imagine what it…

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Dmitry Samarov – A Sense of Someplace To Go

Season 4 Episode 38 Dmitry Samarov: A Sense of Someplace To Go “The great [storytelling] advantage to driving a cab is that you have the back of your head to the person. It makes them open up in a way that, if they saw my face, I don’t think they could have. Then they would…

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