Month: October 2020

Episode 405 – Jeff Trexler

Virtual Memories Show 405: Jeff Trexler “When you think about what law has meant to comics, it isn’t just about censorship. A lot of it is about access, about personal freedom. People want to be able to express themselves, and they want their work to be out there for other people to read.” Lawyer, ethics…

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Episode 404 – Michael Shaw

Virtual Memories Show 404: Michael Shaw “The Elements of Stress is the perfect gift for the person who HAD everything.” Got the election / pandemic / climate change / midlife / inexplicable rash blues? Then listen to me and cartoonist & humorist Michael Shaw talk about his new book, The Elements of Stress and the…

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Episode 403 – Merrill Markoe

Virtual Memories Show 403: Merrill Markoe (+ Emily Flake) “What you find when you look at your old writings is that you’re a completely different person until you’re about 13 or 14.” Comedy legend Merrill Markoe returns to the show to celebrate her new graphic memoir, We Saw Scenery: The Early Diaries of Merrill Markoe…

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Episode 402 – Darryl Pinckney

Virtual Memories Show 402: Darryl Pinckney “The vote has to be rethought in our American hearts as a radical act, because so many people don’t want you to vote. We have to think about the vote as the center of American culture and American purpose, that cuts across lines of identity that people have drawn…

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Episode 401 – John Keene

Virtual Memories Show 401: John Keene “How do we think about the past in this country? What tends to be erased? Once we start to dig deeper into a story, we don’t wind up just in one rabbit-hole, but a warren of sorts.” Author, translator, professor and MacArthur Fellow John Keene joins the show to…

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