Month: September 2018

Episode 288 – Ken Krimstein

Virtual Memories Show 288: Ken Krimstein “I think philosophers are all frustrated cartoonists and cartoonists are all frustrated philosophers.” With his new graphic biography The Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt: A Tyranny of Truth (Bloomsbury), Ken Krimstein combines his interests in comics, history and philosophy into a dream project. We talk about how he made…

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Episode 287 – Audrey Niffenegger

Virtual Memories Show 287: Audrey Niffenegger “The success of The Time-Traveler’s Wife didn’t change me as an artist, it changed me as a person who was able to control her own time.” In NYC for the Brooklyn Book Festival, author/artist Audrey Niffenegger joins the show to talk about her work and life. We get into…

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Episode 286 – Moby

Virtual Memories Show 286: Moby “I love making music, but I don’t think of it as a job anymore.” Electronic dance musician Moby joins the show to talk about what he learned from writing his memoirs and what he learned from reading bad ones. We get into the toughest/most embarrassing story he had to tell,…

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Episode 285 – Glen David Gold

Virtual Memories Show 285: Glen David Gold “As a novelist, you get an idea of listening to a character, and thinking about what the character would do, judging whether an action would be true to the character. If you base it on a real person, a lot of those questions are answered, and it becomes…

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Episode 284 – Richard Kadrey

Virtual Memories Show 284: Richard Kadrey “The most creative people I know are the ones who figured it out for themselves.” On the eve of the publication of his 10th (!) Sandman Slim novel, Hollywood Dead, Richard Kadrey joins the show to talk about discovering himself as a series writer, converting the raw material of…

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