Joe Ciardiello

Episode 333 – Gil Roth

Virtual Memories Show 333: Gil Roth AMA Because of a last-minute guest cancellation, I had no show lined up for this week! Rather than take a second week off this summer, I decided it was time for another Gil Roth AMA episode, since the last one was almost 5 years ago. Thirty-two past and upcoming…

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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 249 – The Guest List 2017

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2017 It’s time for our year-end Virtual Memories Show tradition: The Guest List! I reached out to 2017’s pod-guests and asked them about the favorite book(s) they read in the past year, as well as the books or authors they’re hoping to read in 2018! Three dozen responded with a dizzying array…

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Episode 223 – Joe Ciardiello

Virtual Memories Show 223: Joe Ciardiello “There’s an improvisational nature, and a rhythmic nature to my drawing, building up certain areas, leaving other areas freer. I like the idea that less is more, both in music and in art.” Award-winning illustrator Joe Ciardiello reflects on 43 years as a freelancer, the jazz portraits that turned…

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