Month: June 2017

Episode 224 – Graham Chaffee

Virtual Memories Show 224: Graham Chaffee “What I’ve learned about storytelling is that you don’t know what the story’s about until you’re halfway through it. You might have your plot, but plot’s just the vehicle.” Master tattooist and comics artist Graham Chaffee joins the show to talk about his new graphic noir, To Have &…

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Episode 223 – Joe Ciardiello

Virtual Memories Show 223: Joe Ciardiello “There’s an improvisational nature, and a rhythmic nature to my drawing, building up certain areas, leaving other areas freer. I like the idea that less is more, both in music and in art.” Award-winning illustrator Joe Ciardiello reflects on 43 years as a freelancer, the jazz portraits that turned…

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Episode 222 – Arnie Levin

Virtual Memories Show 222: Arnie Levin “Don’t fraternize with inkers; they’ll always get you in trouble.” Cartooning, illustration and animation legend Arnie Levin joins the show to recount his epic career and life. We talk about Beatnik-era New York, his mother’s decades-long plot to turn him into a New Yorker cartoonist, the value of a…

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Episode 221 – Kyle Cassidy

Virtual Memories Show 221: Kyle Cassidy “In photography, the story is the most important thing, and technical imperfections will be forgiven.” Photojournalist (or “artist who sometimes uses a camera”) Kyle Cassidy returns to talk about his new book, This Is What a Librarian Looks Like! Along the way, we also talk about photography, his love…

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