Month: June 2020

Episode 380 – Bill Campbell

Virtual Memories Show 380: Bill Campbell “When you own the field, it’s very easy to move the goalposts.” Author & publisher Bill Campbell joins the show to talk about what he’s learned from running Rosarium Publishing (and how he accidentally became a publisher). We get into how having a diverse roster of authors and cartoonists…

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Episode 379 – Jonathan W Gray

Virtual Memories Show 379: Jonathan W. Gray “Literature has a role to play at precisely this moment, because we have to dream and think big.” I nerd out with author, English professor, and hardcore comics reader Jonathan W. Gray. We talk about how Blackness is represented in American comics (the subject of his next book),…

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Episode 377 – Keith Henry Brown

Virtual Memories Show 377: Keith Henry Brown “I was shocked no one had done a kids picture book about Miles Davis. I didn’t even read the script; I just said yes!” Designer, artist and writer Keith Henry Brown joins the show to talk about his new kids book, Birth of The Cool: How Miles Davis…

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Episode 376 – Calvin Reid

Virtual Memories Show 376:Calvin Reid “The biggest shift in comics right now is the explosion of independent publishing, the impact of Kickstarter on the ability of artists to not have to go through the superhero gatekeepers, the explosion of diversity in terms of creators and in genres, and the impact of the book publishing world.”…

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Episode 375 – Arthur Hoyle

Virtual Memories Show 375: Arthur Hoyle “What really was hammered home by the stories in my book was the persistence of injustice in our society, the ongoing struggle make this country live up to its ideals.” Author Arthur Hoyle joins the show to talk about his new book, Mavericks, Mystics, and Misfits: Americans Against the…

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Episode 374 – Philip Boehm

Virtual Memories Show 374: Philip Boehm “German language is like a big Lego set: there are component parts and you can take them apart and put them back together and they fit in neatly or at least with a lot of right angles. Polish and the other Slavic languages, have all these declensions, and the…

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