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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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Joan Gratz and Joanna Priestley - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 01/14/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode from 2009, we visit two award-winning independent animation directors at their Portland studios. Joanna Priestley is a filmmaker, teacher, producer, and festival organizer.  She’s best known for her abstract animation, most notably for North of Bl... Read more

Pepe the Frog's Wild Ride - Matt Furie and the film Feels Good Man

Airs at: Thu, 12/31/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The 2016 U.S. presidential election was the first to showcase the power of internet memes, and no meme was more powerful than Pepe the Frog.  Created by Bay-area artist Matt Furie for the 2006 cartoon collection Boy's Club, Pepe suddenly found himself in the midst of a b... Read more

Words and Pictures on 12/24/20

Airs at: Thu, 12/24/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Mister Magoo's Christmas Carol - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Over half a century ago, the UPA animation studio was a haven for misfit geniuses struggling to create relevant cartoon films in the face of political and cultural repression.  Gambling the future of the company on an hourlong television special featuring their most popu... Read more

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

Allie Brosh - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation with bestselling author Allie Brosh, we hear more stories about her free-range childhood gleaning life lessons from wolves, her appreciation for horror and stand-up comedy, her awkward relationships with people and pets, and her stunned reac... 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