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Conversations with pioneering animators and comics artists

Every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

 

 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Comics by Homeless Artists

Airs at: Thu, 11/26/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Marice Cumber is the Founder and Director of Accumulate, a non-profit art school in London, England, which focuses its services on homeless youth.  Their latest project is The Book of Homelessness, a compilation of artwork, stories, and graphic memoir by the program's pa... Read more

Jonathan Hill at the Portland Book Festival

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Jonathan Hill is an illustrator, educator, and author who has been instrumental in making the art form of comics more visible through his work with Literary Arts' annual Portland Book Festival.  He's taught at the Oregon College of Art and Craft and Pacific Northwest Col... Read more

Jonathan Hill - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 11/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation, illustrator, educator, and author Jonathan Hill joins S.W. Conser for an extra 20 minutes of discussion during the 2020 Portland Book Festival. Jonathan shares more stories about his artistic influences, family adventures, mission to inspi... Read more

Allie Brosh - Solutions and Other Problems

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Allie Brosh is the creator of the comics blog Hyperbole and a Half and the author of the book collection of the same name, which unexpectedly shot to number one on the New York Times bestseller list in 2013. Her long-awaited second book Solutions and Other Problems arriv... Read more

Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad - Rediscovered Audio

Airs at: Thu, 10/08/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Words and Pictures presents a never-before-aired conversation between comics mavericks Tony Millionaire and Chris Onstad, recorded at Powell's City of Books in 2009. Tony Millionaire is a cartoonist, author, and illustrator who — in true New England fashion — manages to... Read more

Outdoor Screenings During the Pandemic

Airs at: Thu, 09/24/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Drive-In Theaters had become a relic of 20th century America.  That is, until the novel coronavirus closed down cinemas across the country.  Now, venerable drive-in theaters such as Newberg's 99W are thriving, while art cinemas are bringing their screenings outside. Amy... Read more

Andy Warner in Beirut

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Andy Warner is an artist and writer of non-fiction comics, and an editor for international cartoon platform The Nib.  His books include Brief Histories of Everyday Objects, This Land Is My Land, and Spring Rain: A Graphic Memoir of Love, Madness, and Revolution. Spring ... Read more

Andy Warner in Beirut - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 09/10/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation with Andy Warner, we take an extra 20 minutes to nerd out about independent publishing, cultural diplomacy, raves in Iran, sex and drugs in Beirut, and the reverberations of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Andy is an artist and writer of non-fic... Read more

Carol Lay - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 08/27/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Carol Lay has been creating comics — both alternative and mainstream — since the 1980’s.  She’s a writer, illustrator, painter, and animator whose work ranges from surrealist canvases to Wonder Woman story arcs.  Her weekly comic Story Minute ran in newspapers for twenty... Read more

Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies

Airs at: Thu, 08/13/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Stan Mack is one of the original comics journalists.  In the 1970's he left a steady job as Art Director of the New York Times Sunday Magazine to blaze a trail in the world of alternative comics.  His documentary-style strip Stan Mack's Real-Life Funnies chronicled the d... Read more