Month: March 2016

Episode 161 – Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow) & #NJPoet’s Corner

Virtual Memories Show #161: Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow) LIVE + #NJPoet’s Corner “Satire is the art of exaggerating for humorous emphasis and to make a point, but how do you exaggerate Trump?” Last July, I talked to Dan Perkins (aka Tom Tomorrow) as he was launching a Kickstarter to produce 25 Years of Tomorrow, a…

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Episode 160 – Bob Stein & Ashton Applewhite

Virtual Memories Show #160: Bob Stein & Ashton Applewhite “Should my goal be to remain what I was when I was 20? What kind of insane, self-corrosive goal would that be?” –Ashton Applewhite What do you get when you synthesize Marx & McLuhan? Ask Bob Stein! Bob’s the rare person for whom the term “visionary” isn’t…

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Episode 159 – Burton Pike

Virtual Memories Show #159: Burton Pike “When you translate, you are digging into not so much the psyche of the author but the psyche of the author’s use of language.” Translator and emeritus literature professor Burton Pike joins the show to talk about his lifetime in the arts, the musicality and rhythm of language, the…

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Episode 158 – Glenn Head

Virtual Memories Show #158: Glenn Head “I’d always been really wowed by the idea of artistic freedom, but that was all just an idea and not a reality. Actually being on the street and talking about artistic integrity is a joke. It’s a joke that’s laughing at you.” In his new comix memoir, Chicago (Fantagraphics),…

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Episode 157 – Dan Cafaro

Virtual Memories Show #157: Dan Cafaro “The reality of this marketplace is that true professional writers aren’t being recognized.” Dan Cafaro, publisher of Atticus Books and the Atticus Review, joins the show to talk about indy publishing, building a writers’ community, taking on the diversity challenge, making the transition from sportswriter to bookseller to book-blogger…

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