Month: September 2016

Episode 187 – Tom Gauld

Virtual Memories Show #187: Tom Gauld “I think I made three cartoons about Jane Austen before I got around to reading a Jane Austen novel. And then I thought, ‘Oh, this is really good!’” Cartoonist & illustrator Tom Gauld joins the show to talk about his new book, Mooncop (Drawn & Quarterly), and developing a post-optimistic…

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Episode 186 – Michael Maslin

Virtual Memories Show #186: Michael Maslin “Arno is as close to the founder of The New Yorker cartoon as you can get.” Michael Maslin joins the show to talk about his new book, Peter Arno: The Mad, Mad World of The New Yorker’s Greatest Cartoonist (Regan Arts). We talk about his own career at The New…

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Episode 185 – Willard Spiegelman

Virtual Memories Show #185: Willard Spiegelman “It’s an existential question, not a historical one: what kinds of places make you feel at home? Some people feel at home nowhere, and some feel at home everywhere. I’m myself, wherever I am.” Willard Spiegelman returns to the show to talk about his wonderful new essay collection, Senior Moments:…

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Episode 184 – David M. Carr

Virtual Memories Show #184: David M. Carr “There’s a deeper music that runs through and beneath the Bible.” Biblical scholar David M. Carr joins the show to talk about his book, Holy Resilience: The Bible’s Traumatic Origins (Yale University Press). We get into how the Hebrew and Christian scriptures were shaped, the parallels between trauma and…

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