Month: October 2018

Episode 293 – Michael Gerber

Virtual Memories Show 293: Michael Gerber “We’re trying to collect and broadcast this specific type of culture before the people who know how to do it properly all pass away.” The American Bystander magazine is a print-only humor magazine, and while that may seem like an anachronism in this day and age, editor Michael Gerber…

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Episode 292 – Eddie Campbell

Virtual Memories Show 292: Eddie Campbell “What if you could be employed just sitting in a pub telling stories? I think that’s where it began for me.” Legendary cartoonist Eddie Campbell joins the show to talk about his first (sorta) prose book, The Goat Getters: Jack Johnson, the Fight of the Century, and How a…

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Episode 291 – David Small

Virtual Memories Show 291: David Small “It takes a while to learn what you don’t need.” With a Caldecott Award-winning career in writing and illustrating kids books already under his belt, David Small made a huge splash in the comics field with his 2009 memoir Stitches. Now he’s back with the graphic novel Home After…

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Episode 290 – Jason Lutes

Virtual Memories Show 290: Jason Lutes “Berlin was not a story that felt at arms’ length to me; there were many resonances with my life, and it’s all the most strange that the publication of this book coincides with a rise of nationalism in our own country.” For the third installment in our ad hoc…

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Episode 289 – Nora Krug

Virtual Memories Show 289: Nora Krug “The decision to make this book was the excuse to finally ask questions of my family.” With the brand-new visual memoir Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home (Scribner), writer/illustrator Nora Krug explores her family’s history in World War II and her own struggles with her identity as…

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