Month: February 2018

Episode 258 – Willard Spiegelman

Virtual Memories Show 258: Willard Spiegelman “When you review old pieces, you have a double-sided response: On the one hand, it’s ‘Gosh, how was I so smart? How could I write such a beautiful sentence?’ On the other hand, it’s ‘Gosh, what a piece of crap! How I could I be so banal, so jejune,…

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Episode 257 – Jerry Beck

Virtual Memories Show 257: Jerry Beck “I loved movies and I loved drawing, so animation was the perfect middle ground.” Animation historian Jerry Beck joins the show to talk about his recent Museum of Modern Art screening, Cartoons You Won’t See on TV (and the ongoing exhibition it accompanies). We get into Jerry’s career arc,…

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Episode 256 – Lauren Weinstein

Virtual Memories Show 256: Lauren Weinstein “Comics are a way to process events in your life. You put it down on the page, and it has its own life, and you’re able to move away from it.” Village Voice cartoonist Lauren Weinstein joins the show to talk about the balancing act of making comics. We…

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Episode 255 – Henry Wessells

Virtual Memories Show 255: Henry Wessells “This is either a project I’ve been working on for three years, or since I was seven years old.” Antiquarian book dealer Henry Wessells joins the show to talk about his new exhibition at the Grolier Club and its accompanying book, A Conversation larger than the Universe: Readings in…

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