Month: March 2018

Episode 262 – Jerry Moriarty

Virtual Memories Show 262: Jerry Moriarty “I wouldn’t be anybody if it weren’t for my Art Card.” Paintoonist (painter + cartoonist) Jerry Moriarty joins the show to talk about playing the Art Card all his life. We get into the genesis of his Jack Survives comics and his recent book, Whatsa Paintoonist? (Fantagraphics), his 50…

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Episode 261 – Robert Weil

Virtual Memories Show 261: Robert Weil “Translation editing is all about the idiom.” Liveright Publishing editor-in-chief Robert Weil joins the show on the eve of this year’s Festival Neue Literatur to talk about editing translations, why great translators are heroes (and ought to get credited on book covers), and his admiration/adoration for Barbara Perlmutter, winner…

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Episode 260 – Jesse Sheidlower

Virtual Memories Show 260: Jesse Sheidlower “You don’t need to reinterpret drinks that have been perfect for 80 years.” Time for a books & booze break! Lexicographer/bartender Jesse Sheidlower returns to the show (here’s our first ep.) to talk about bartending at The Threesome Tollbooth, a very intimate cocktail experience in Brooklyn (as in, there’s…

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Episode 259 – Lavie Tidhar

Virtual Memories Show 259: Lavie Tidhar “You must be doing something right if you’re pissing people off. I just wish it was easier to piss people off.” Science fiction author Lavie Tidhar joins the show to talk about the five topics that Israeli novelists are allowed to write about, his affinity for pulp fiction tropes,…

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