Month: August 2016

Episode 183 – Jeff Gomez

Virtual Memories Show #183: Jeff Gomez “The reason we enjoy these finely-tooled story-worlds is because we love dollhouses. We love miniatures. We love to see a universe that is created in such a way that they convince us somehow, even for a moment, that they’re real.” Transmedia producer Jeff Gomez joins the show to talk…

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Episode 182 – Virginia Heffernan

Virtual Memories Show #182: Virginia Heffernan “It’s very, very weird to do something along with three billion other people.” Cultural critic Virginia Heffernan joins the show to talk about her new book, Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art (Simon & Schuster)! We talk about what’s behind the screen, why the internet is bigger than…

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Episode 181 – Chris Rose

Virtual Memories Show #181: Chris Rose “After Katrina, I looked around and saw we had reporters out covering the destruction, but ain’t nobody looking around and what’s left. So that’s what I started to do to. I drove my car around the city until I ran out of gas. I got on my bike and…

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Episode 180 – Leslie Stein

Virtual Memories Show #180: Leslie Stein “I’m able to be what people want me to be when I’m behind the bar or playing music, but I’m not a performer by nature, so it’s not an easy transition. With comics, the joy I feel when I’m drawing comes through.” Cartoonist Leslie Stein joins the show to…

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Episode 179 – Andrea Tsurumi

Virtual Memories Show #179: Andrea Tsurumi “I’m not a foodie, but I love other people’s obsessions about food. I love watching Kings of Pastry and seeing two men carefully bisecting a pastry and sharing it. They’ve got the most serious looks own their faces.” Rising comics star — don’t blame me, that’s what Publishers Weekly…

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