Month: January 2018

Episode 254 – Ann Hulbert

Virtual Memories Show 254: Ann Hulbert “It’s so easy as a parent to project your own hopes and ambitions on your child, even when you think you’re not. Getting beyond that to see your kid as a person independent of you is the goal.” Atlantic Monthly literary editor Ann Hulbert joins the show to talk…

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Episode 253 – John Leland

Virtual Memories Show 253: John Leland “The wisdom of old age is something living with us right now.” New York Times reporter John Leland joins the show to talk about his new book, Happiness Is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year Among the Oldest Old. We get into his year-long project of profiling…

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Episode 252 – Seymour Chwast & Ann Rivera

Virtual Memories Show 252: Seymour Chwast & Ann Rivera “What’s easier now is that I know the approach I need to take. What’s harder is coming up with ideas.” Legendary illustrator / designer¬†/ artist Seymour Chwast joins the show to talk about what it means to continue beyond “legendary” status. We get into his 60-plus-year…

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Episode 251 – Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden

Virtual Memories Show 251: Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden “Ernie Bushmiller used to say, ‘You gotta do the job right,’ and we took him at his word.” How deep can deep reading go? Paul Karasik & Mark Newgarden talk about the 10-year project of exploring a single Nancy strip, for their new book How to…

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Episode 250 – Dave McKean

Virtual Memories Show 250: Dave McKean “Everything is in the words. Now matter how many pretty pictures I put in a comic, it’s never going to be worth anything without the words.” Artist, writer, illustrator, cartoonist, designer, director, composer, and all-around creative force Dave McKean joins the show to talk about how the story dictates…

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