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"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Barbara Brandon-Croft

Airs at: Thu, 02/22/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Barbara Brandon-Croft is the very first African-American woman whose nationally-syndicated comic strip ran in the mainstream press.  Now a new collection of her work, Where I’m Coming From, has been published. Barbara sits down with S.W. Conser to talk about the comics comm... Read more

Joe Sacco: Footnotes in Gaza - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  As part of the 20th anniversary commemoration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2010 conversation with Portland artist and self-styled "war junkie" Joe Sacco. Sacco has carved out a niche in the publishing world for his war reportage comics.  For more than t... Read more

Cascade Festival of African Films and The Nyback Show

Airs at: Thu, 01/25/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland Community College has hosted the Cascade Festival of African Films for 34 years, inviting filmmakers from the African diaspora to Oregon and welcoming the community to attend screenings free of charge. This year's festival co-directors, Eugenie Jolivett Fontana ... Read more

Jack Ohman - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/11/2024 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  As part of the 20th anniversary celebration of Words and Pictures, we revisit our January 2005 conversation with Jack Ohman. Jack is the Pulitzer-prize winning editorial cartoonist who spend 20 years in Portland drawing cartoons for the Oregonian newspaper before moving ... Read more

Words and Pictures 20th Anniversary with Derek Ballard

Airs at: Thu, 12/14/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Author, cartoonist, and storyboard artist Derek Ballard has worked on the television shows Adventure Time and Midnight Gospel.  He's also put in his time as a construction worker, single dad, and all-around working-class hero. Derek's comic stories have been collected in... Read more

Roz Chast

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The New Yorker’s David Remnick said of bestselling author and cartoonist Roz Chast: “She’s got a very recognizable style of squiggly lines and neurotic characters.” Roz's work has appeared in The Village Voice, The National Lampoon, Scientific American, Mother Jones, an... Read more

Roz Chast - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended (and unexpurgated) conversation with cartoonist Roz Chast, we spend an extra 15 minutes with the bestselling author who inspired The New Yorker’s David Remnick to say: “She’s got a very recognizable style of squiggly lines and neurotic characters.” Roz'... Read more

Words and Pictures on 10/26/23

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Harrod Blank

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  Harrod Blank is a hero of underground culture, taking the prankster spirit to the world of documentary film.  His mother was the erotic ceramicist Gail Perrin Blank and his father was legendary director Les Blank, known for his filmic studies of ethnomusicology.  Harrod ... Read more

Words and Pictures on 10/12/23

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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