Shachar Pinsker

Episode 299 – The Guest List and Bill Kartalopoulos

Virtual Memories Show: The Guest List 2018 and Bill Kartalopoulos Comics scholar (and curator, and editor, and educator) Bill Kartalopoulos joins the show to talk about his role as the series editor of Best American Comics (HMH)! We get into the process of winnowing down the year’s best, working with a new guest editor each…

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Episode 297 – Shachar Pinsker

Virtual Memories Show 297: Shachar Pinsker “This is the story of Jewish migration through the lens of coffeehouses.” Jews have a long tradition with coffee (I can attest!). In A Rich Brew: How Caf├ęs Created Modern Jewish Culture (NYU Press), Professor Shachar Pinsker explores the intersection of modernistic Hebrew literature and coffee. We get into…

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