Month: May 2017

Episode 220 – Seth

Virtual Memories Show 220: Seth “The world of the studio is where my interest is now. . . . It’s the world of exploring ideas you don’t have to show to anybody.” Seth returns to the show to talk about Palookaville, making a living, his changing relationship to comics and cartoonists, his retrospection on the…

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Episode 219 – Keiler Roberts

Virtual Memories Show 219: Keiler Roberts “My drawing is as close as it can be to my handwriting. It’s what comes out without too much thought.” Cartoonist Keiler Roberts joins the show to talk about her new book, Sunburning (Koyama Press). Oh, and parenthood, bipolar disorder, the avoidance of style, learning art while teaching art,…

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Episode 218 – RO Blechman

Virtual Memories Show 218: RO Blechman “Time may have taught me things, but I don’t think I learned anything.” Legendary cartoonist, illustrator, animator, ad-man, artist RO Blechman joins the show to talk about his work and life. We get into the importance of play, the development of his trademark squiggly line (and how he feels…

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Episode 217 – Vanessa Sinclair

Virtual Memories Show 217: Vanessa Sinclair “Nothing’s as static as people make it out to be.” Make psychoanalysis subversive again! Vanessa Sinclair joins the show to talk about her new book, Switching Mirrors. We get into psychoanalysis, art and the occult, magical thinking (good and bad), Vanessa’s use of cut-up theory and practice, finding The…

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Episode 216 – George Prochnik

Virtual Memories Show 216: George Prochnik “Scholem teaches us that the Jewish tradition is so capacious it could embrace its own subversion.” George Prochnik returns to The Virtual Memories Show to talk about his new book, Stranger in a Strange Land: Searching for Gershom Scholem and Jerusalem (Other Press). (We talked about┬áStefan Zweig back in…

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