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A weekly conversation about books and life, not necessarily in that order.

The Virtual Memories Sho‪w‬ Gil Roth

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    • 5.0 • 6 Ratings

A weekly conversation about books and life, not necessarily in that order.

    Episode 430 - Jesse Sheidlower

    Episode 430 - Jesse Sheidlower

    Lexicographer, bartender and bon vivant Jesse Sheidlower rejoins the show to talk about his new project, the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction!

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 429 - Nate Powell

    Episode 429 - Nate Powell

    National Book Award-winning cartoonist Nate Powell joins the show to celebrate his new collection, Save It For Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest. We talk about his work with Rep. John Lewis on MARCH, the combo of thrash metal & X-Men comics that instilled his social conscience, the need to call out fascism for what it is, & more!

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 428 - Michael DeForge

    Episode 428 - Michael DeForge

    Cartoonist Michael DeForge joins the show to celebrate his new collection, Heaven No Hell (D&Q), and talk about his compulsions of making comics, relitigating the traumas of our lives, and hunting down great butter tarts!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Episode 427 - Kate Lacour

    Episode 427 - Kate Lacour

    Let's mark the first anniversary of my COVID Check-In podcasts by returning to the very first guest in that series, artist/taxidermist Kate Lacour!

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode 426 - Laura Lindstedt

    Episode 426 - Laura Lindstedt

    Finnish author Laura Lindstedt joins the show to celebrate the US debut of her amazing novel, My Friend Natalia (Liveright, tr. David Hackston)

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Episode 425 - Vivian Gornick

    Episode 425 - Vivian Gornick

    Literary legend Vivian Gornick joins the show to talk about her new career-spanning collection, Taking A Long Look: Essays on Culture, Literature, and Feminism in Our Time (Verso Press)

    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

VMac77 ,

Great podcast!

Very thoughtful, interesting and inspiring conversations with writers, book critics, curators, cartoonists; the list goes on!
I highly recommend it! A great place to go if you want to delve into the minds of talented and creative people.

musicfan1064 ,

Very enjoyable

I listened to the episode where Gil interviewed Peter Bagge and thought it was great. Lots of excellent questions. I found it very enjoyable and I'm sure you will too.

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