Month: February 2019

Episode 309 – Joe Ciardiello

Virtual Memories Show 309: Joe Ciardiello “Everything Sergio Leone knew about Americans came from the movies, so he was let down when he saw American soldiers in Rome after the war. The heroic aspect was there, but he saw these guys for who they really were.” Illustrator/artist Joe Ciardiello returns to the show to talk…

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Episode 308 – James Oseland

Virtual Memories Show 308: James Oseland “I think of myself as a journalist first and foremost, someone who’s always reporting, always trying to find out what’s beneath that layer that we think is the final one.” Before Saveur, before Top Chef Masters, before all the National Magazine and James Beard awards, James Oseland was Jimmy…

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Episode 307 – Mort Gerberg

Virtual Memories Show 307: Mort Gerberg “People submitting comics to the New Yorker could expect a 98% rejection rate. What kind of a sane person would go into that field?! You have to have some sort of personality aberration to do this!” On the eve of his exhibition at the New-York Historical Society (Feb. 15…

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Episode 306 – Eva Hagberg Fisher

Virtual Memories Show 306: Eva Hagberg Fisher “A thread in my book is that I never learn the lessons I want to learn.” She got through brain surgery, heart surgery, and House-level chronic illness (oh, yeah, and addiction) and came out the other side with a brand-new memoir, but could Eva Hagberg Fisher make it…

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