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


"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Jim Woodring on Words & Pictures

Airs at: Mon, 03/10/2008 at 5:00pm
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Jim Woodring is responsible for some of the most mind-bending art and stories in the alternative comics scene, and his new book Seeing Things collects the most recent of his iconic imagery and nightmarish narratives. Jim is joined in the studio by Bob Rini, co-founder of th... Read more

Charles Burns' Black Hole

Airs at: Mon, 02/25/2008 at 4:00pm
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1970's Seattle is the setting for legendary Raw cartoonist Charles Burns' epic graphic novel Black Hole that concerns the the universal and very real difficulties faced by young people trying to figure out the opposite sex and other "growing up" issues told with a backdrop ... Read more

Persepolis director Marjane Satrapi

Airs at: Mon, 01/21/2008 at 4:00pm
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Marjane Satrapi's celebrated graphic memoir Persepolis has been adapted into a major motion picture which won the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.  S.W. Conser talks to Ms. Satrapi about animation for adult audiences, Persian art, Iranian politics, and the role... Read more

Words & Pictures - New Years 2008

Airs at: Mon, 12/31/2007 at 4:00pm
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Up-and-coming Portland cartoonists Ryan Alexander Tanner (creator of the Xeric grant-winning comic Television) and Farel Dalrymple (author of the graphic novel Pop Gun War and artist for Marvel's offbeat title Omega the Unknown) share stories of building collaborative art s... Read more

Words & Pictures - Christmas Day 2007

Airs at: Mon, 12/24/2007 at 4:00pm
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Bill Dodge ventures out on the streets of Portland for a live Christmas morning conversation with Philip Barasch, author of the painterly graphic short story Cornelius.More information: www.dancingchapmanstudio.com Read more

Mike & Laura Allred

Airs at: Mon, 11/26/2007 at 4:00pm
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Mike and Laura Allred, the award-winning team behind such offbeat comics as Madman, The Atomics, and Red Rocket 7, sit down with Words & Pictures host S.W. Conser to discuss contemporary art, dream inspiration, and film adaptations of their work.  Recorded during the 2007 S... Read more

Words & Pictures - Carol Lay

Airs at: Sun, 10/21/2007 at 5:00pm
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Alternative cartoonist and writer Carol Lay, creator of Story Minute and Waylay, sits down with Words & Pictures host Bill Dodge during the 2007 Stumptown Comics Festival. Read more

UPA's Tee Bosustow

Airs at: Mon, 09/03/2007 at 5:00pm
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Words & Pictures takes a loving look back at the brilliant and quirky UPA studio (started by Disney strikers after WWII) with animation historian Tee Bosustow.  Tee's father Stephen helped found the haven for artists and oddballs, many of whom ended up blacklisted during th... Read more

Pixar's Gary Rydstrom

Airs at: Mon, 08/27/2007 at 5:00pm
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Academy Award-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom recently jumped into the director's chair to create the animated short "Lifted" for Pixar.  Gary hosted a screening at this summer's Platform Animation Festival in Portland, and has plenty of stories about finding soundtrac... Read more

Zine Symposium Preview

Airs at: Mon, 07/30/2007 at 5:00pm
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Hundreds of artists, writers, and self-publishers converge on Portland State University every August for the annual Zine Symposium.  Organizers Claudia McBarron and Patrick Devine offer a rundown of this year's events, joined by local cartoonist Erika Moen. Read more