Month: April 2017

Episode 215 – Charif Majdalani

Virtual Memories Show 215: Charif Majdalani “Proust tried to explain how we live in subjective time. Both our work is about the transformation of society, but he seems nostalgic about the time before. I’m not nostalgic for that period. I’m more interested in how societies reach their peak and then fall down.” Charif Majdalani has…

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Episode 214 – Wallis Wilde-Menozzi

Virtual Memories Show 214: Wallis Wilde-Menozzi “We’re shoulder to shoulder with a lot of people, and we assume we know them in a way that we don’t, but we don’t assume that we don’t know them in the way that we should.” Poet, novelist and essayist Wallis Wilde-Menozzi returns to the show to talk about…

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Episode 213 – Sarah Williams Goldhagen

Virtual Memories Show 213: Sarah Williams Goldhagen “The built environment is not inert. It’s an active agent in the shaping of people’s lives.” Why are our buildings crushing our quality of life? Sarah Williams Goldhagen joins the show to talk about her new book, Welcome to Your World (Harper), and how we can live in…

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Episode 212 – Samuel R. Delany

Virtual Memories Show 212: Samuel R. Delany “The most important thing I thought students needed was the one thing you’re never allowed to teach.” Legendary author (and longtime pal) Samuel R. Delany (a.k.a. Chip) joins the show to talk about the sex lives of older gay men, how he’s taken to Facebook, how losing his…

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