Month: June 2018

Episode 275 – Dave Calver

Virtual Memories Show 275: Dave Calver “I wanted a combination of organic, monster-y kind of things mixed with things with more pop sensibility.” Artist & illustrator Dave Calver joins the show to talk about Limbo Lounge (Yoe! Books), his first graphic novel! We discuss the ups and downs of his 40-year career in illustration, his…

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Episode 274 – Chris Reynolds

Virtual Memories Show 274: Chris Reynolds “I once had this idea that anything that was already in the world when you were born was okay, but anything that was invented or came up after you were born, you weren’t quite sure.” The New World: Comics from Mauretania collects what artist Chris Reynolds describes as “Strange…

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Episode 273 – Alberto Manguel

Virtual Memories Show 273: Alberto Manguel “I don’t know how people survive in the world without reading.” Author, editor, translator, and (most crucially) reader Alberto Manguel joins the show to talk about his new book, Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions (Yale University Press). We discuss the lifelong act of building a library…

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Episode 272 – Irvin Ungar

Virtual Memories Show 272: Irvin Ungar “My rabbinic training taught me: care about who you are and who your people are, and use the best of that tradition to make the world a better place. Szyk was an artist who articulated all those values.” Arthur Szyk was once one of the most popular artists in…

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