Posts tagged “interviews”
March 21, 2013
Laurie Rubin, author of the memoir Do You Dream In Color?, has been everywhere this week, making appearances yesterday at the Free Library of Philadelphia and on WHYY’s Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane. Mezzo-soprano Rubin talked with Coane about her experiences as a blind singer, revealing her experiences with music directors who refused to allow her to perform in operas due to concerns over her disability.
Don’t miss her charming performance at the Free Library of Philadelphia, where she delighted crowds singing with her partner, Jenny Taira accompanying her on piano, and read an excerpt from her memoir.
Tags: Authors, blindness, disability, Do You Dream in Color, free library of philadelphia, interviews, jenny taira, laurie rubin, marty moss-coane, memoir, mezzo-soprano, music, nonfiction, opera, philadelphia, piano, radio times, whyy
June 26, 2012
Click here for an audio version of the interview
Drugs is the story of Jake, a character who inimitably narrates the ups and downs of being a functional user of marijuana, cocaine, MDMA, alcohol, nicotine, brand name hydrocodone, and countless other drugs readily available and commonly partaken of in modern America.
June 22, 2012
Hoping that all the best games journalists do their best work drunk, you get that glass of white wine straight up, and head to the shadiest corner of the bar, looking for trouble.
Suddenly, she rises out of the darkness.”
Check out this interactive interview with Anna Anthropy, author of Rise of the Videogame Zinesters: How Freaks, Normals, Amateurs, Artists, Dreamers, Drop-outs, Queers, Housewives, and People Like You Are Taking Back an Art Form
June 21, 2012
“This is no tired retreading of familiar ground, no mere Norton Anthology with pictures. Instead, it’s a witty romp through a multicultural literary landscape, wildly diverse in every imaginable way.”
Russ Kick interviews with Chapter 16‘s Fernanda Moore. Curious about the making of his visual literary collection? Read the full article here!
June 20, 2012
Gender tropes lurk behind the Xbox controller.. and Anna Anthropy is determined to bend them. The author of Rise of the Videogame Zinesters hopes to develop a gaming world that’s more gender-friendly for everyone.
“Being trans doesn’t make the fact that I’m a woman any less real, and obviously it’s often safer for trans women on the internet not to advertise the fact that they’re trans. Today, I’m totally out about being trans because I want other trans people to find me and feel safer in this games space.”
Read the entire interview here!
June 19, 2012
Click here to listen to J.R Helton’s radio interview on his new book, Drugs, a novel that narrates the ups and downs of being a functional user of marijuana, cocaine, MDMA, alcohol, nicotine, brand name hydrocodone, and countless other drugs readily available and commonly partaken of in modern America.
June 12, 2012
“Russ Kick’s The Graphic Canon: Volume One: From The Epic of Gilgamesh to Shakespeare to Dangerous Liasons is the first book in a three-volume series featuring the work of dozens of graphic artists addressing the landmarks of world literature. The results are, as the saying goes, mixed—but not in a bad way. The Graphic Canonis a glorious mash-up of not only words and images, but also high and low culture, the popular and the paradigmatic.”
Read full interview at Chapter 16
February 16, 2012
Check out Loretta Napoleoni, author of Maonomics, Rogue Economics, and more, being interviewed on the BBC.
Here is the link to BBC Radio 4′s “The Today Programme,” where she appears 25 minutes in.
And here is the link to BBC Radio 5 Live “Wake Up to Money,” where she appears 27 minutes.
January 17, 2012
November 3, 2011
“If there was a Chinese Spring, they’d probably elect the Communist Party. In general, they’re very satisfied with it. That’s hard to understand in the West, where we are constantly dissatisfied with government.”