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The Virtual Memories Show # 264: Dean Haspiel


(Dino & Gil Roth selfie)

I had the great pleasure of talking with Gil Roth for The Virtual Memories Show, one of the very best podcasts being produced today.

Here's what the episode is about in a nutshell:

Cartoonist and playwright Dean Haspiel joins the show to talk about his new play, The Last Bar At The End Of The World (running April 10-15, 2018!) and how he looks at his life & career after turning 50. We get into his New Brooklyn series of webcomics, our mutual upbringing on superhero comics, the inherent lie of being a freelancer, his father’s friendship with Marilyn Monroe, writing for theater vs. comics, his devotion to Mamet’s On Directing Film, my theory that most of Tarantino’s movies are about acting, fulfilling his youthful dream of drawing the Fantastic Four, and the validity of Jack Kirby’s (apocryphal) statement, “Comics will break your heart.”

Listen to it here: http://chimeraobscura.com/vm/episode-264-dean-haspiel
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