Month: February 2017

Episode 207 – Garth Greenwell

Virtual Memories Show 207: Garth Greenwell “Speaking a language inexpertly makes language visible, and malleable. You become aware of language not just as a medium but as matter itself, as something you manipulate, as something you have to work with.” Garth Greenwell joins the show to talk about the poetics of cruising (and cruising’s great…

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Episode 206 – Jessa Crispin

Virtual Memories Show 206: Jessa Crispin “My advice of ‘Live a life that’s in alignment with your value system’ doesn’t go over super-great because that requires knowing what your value system is.” Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin rejoins the show to talk about her new book, Why I Am Not A Feminist: A Feminist Manifesto (Melville…

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Episode 205 – Patrick McDonnell

Virtual Memories Show 205: Patrick McDonnell “Comics are like life. You just grow with them.” Mutts creator Patrick McDonnell joins the show to talk about getting a late start on his career as a daily strip cartoonist, how Mutts has changed in its 23 years, the evolution of his interest in animal advocacy, the overlap…

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Episode 204 – Phillip Lopate

Virtual Memories Show 204: Phillip Lopate “There were times when I was transcribing the tapes and I’d catch my breath and say, ‘Oh, my God.’ I would stop the tape and just sit there, staring into space. Did I hear what I just heard? It was a shocking, dramatic experience.” Is wisdom possible? One of…

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