Month: January 2016

Episode 152 – Carol Tyler

Virtual Memories Show #152: Carol Tyler “I don’t think you can go predict when you go into a long-term memoir project, that the people you’re writing about will see their lives profoundly change.” Carol Tyler spent 10 years making Soldier’s Heart: The Campaign to Understand My WWII Veteran Father: A Daughter’s Memoir (Fantagraphics). We sat…

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Episode 151 – Harold Bloom

Virtual Memories Show #151: Harold Bloom I visited Harold Bloom in New Haven and we recorded a podcast. He recited poetry, and we talked about his new book, The Daemon Knows, the weight of age, the intifada of the young, and the epigraphs of his life. You should give it a listen! Here’s some of…

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Episode 150 – Molly Crabapple

Virtual Memories Show #150: Molly Crabapple “I always like smart, rebellious young people who feel like the world has done them bad.” Artist Molly Crabapple joins the show to talk about writing her new memoir, Drawing Blood (Harper), making illustrated journalism from Syria, Guantanamo and Abu Dhabi, translating Nizar Qabbani, growing into her parents’ legacy…

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Episode 149 – Keith Knight

Virtual Memories Show #149: Keith Knight “The talk about race in America hinges on how comfortable white people are with it. Because once white people are too uncomfortable, they’ll either say you’re pulling the race card, or just say, ‘Enough.’” We kick off 2016 with gentleman cartoonist Keith Knight!┬áKeith & I met up at a…

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