Month: January 2020

Episode 359 – Joan Marans Dim and Antonio Masi

Virtual Memories Show 359: Joan Marans Dim & Antonio Masi “Immigration is the central meaning and purpose of the Statue of Liberty.” In a time where immigration is under attack, Joan Marans Dim and Antonio Masi demonstrate the history and importance of immigration in America with Lady Liberty: An Illustrated History of America’s Most Storied…

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Episode 358 – Daniel Mendelsohn

Virtual Memories Show 358: Daniel Mendelsohn “Achilles is a hero who is mesmerizing without being penetrable, whereas Odysseus I think I understand (perhaps hubristic to say that).” His wondrous new collection, Ecstasy and Terror: From the Greeks to Game of Thrones (NYRB), brings a dizzying array of Daniel Mendelsohn‘s critical-essayistic-memoir pieces together. We sat down…

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Episode 357 – Walter Bernard

Virtual Memories Show 357: Walter Bernard “The first thing you try when you’re called in, is to find out how the top people see the problem. That’s often similar from project to project: the disconnect from the readership.” Legendary designer Walter Bernard joins the show to talk about Mag Men: Fifty Years of Making Magazines…

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Episode 356 – Emily Flake

Virtual Memories Show 356: Emily Flake “My personal brand tracks so well with physical awkwardness.” With her new book That Was Awkward: The Art & Etiquette of the Awkward Hug (Viking Books), cartoonist and humorist Emily Flake explores the world of awkward hugs. We get into how that book landed in her lap, why she…

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