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CBLDF Podcast Episode 23: ANNE ISHII of Massive Goods

September 13, 2017
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In this episode, we speak with editor, publisher, writer, and translator Anne Ishii about her current venture Massive Goods and the world of gay manga. We discuss cultural differences with regards to erotica, gender politics, and pornography; examine niche subcultures; and take a diversion into our mutual love of the greatest death metal manga ever made. Topics…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 22: MATTHEW ROSENBERG

August 8, 2017
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 22: MATTHEW ROSENBERG

In this episode, we speak with writer Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home, 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank, Rocket Raccoon, Kingpin, 12 Reasons To Die) about his work, and the influence on his career of personal politics and activism. We discuss the early days of Black Mask Studios, interacting with an angry audience,…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 21: SARAH GLIDDEN

July 12, 2017
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In this episode, we speak with cartoonist and journalist Sarah Glidden (Rolling Blackouts, How to Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less) about her work and the evolution thereof. We discuss the process of becoming a journalist and the role and responsibilities of reporters in the world. Topics Include: birthright trips, German book reviewers, art…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 20: Ed Luce

June 13, 2017
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In this episode, we speak with cartoonist Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf) about coming to comics from fine arts, educating a new generation, and life in the Oaf-O-Verse. We discuss his early inspirations, and how he has managed to find broad appeal with what was once considering niche content. Topics include: Johnny Ryan, Shepard Fairey, full frontal nudity,…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 19: Gilbert Hernandez!

May 25, 2017
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 19: Gilbert Hernandez!

In this episode, we speak with cartoonist Gilbert Hernandez (Love & Rockets, Blubber) about his career, his work, and his early inspirations. We discuss reactions to his work and controversies therein, and his personal views on mature content in comics and elsewhere. Topics: Heavy Metal, Steve Ditko, Katy Perry, Grindhouse cinema, Classics Illustrated In support…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 18: KATIE SKELLY on Crepax, Manara, and More!

April 28, 2017
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 18: KATIE SKELLY on Crepax, Manara, and More!

In this episode, we speak with cartoonist and writer Katie Skelly (Nurse Nurse, Operation Margarine, My Pretty Vampire) about two classic European comic creators: Guido Crepax and Milo Manara. Skelly discusses the craft, context, and legacy of these two masters of erotica (and more). Topics: Jeff Koons, Fellini, Frank King, Bondage (Full disclosure: explicit content discussed at…

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Brownstein Featured on Products of the Mind Podcast

July 22, 2016
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Brownstein Featured on Products of the Mind Podcast

This week, CBLDF Executive Director Charles Brownstein sat down with business law strategist David Lizerbram for the latest episode of the Products of the Mind podcast. In the 50-minute interview, the two discuss Brownstein’s comics background, landmark free-speech cases, book challenges in school libraries, and more! Lizerbram’s Products of the Mind is a weekly podcast…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 17: CHUCK PALAHNIUK

June 1, 2016
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CBLDF Podcast Episode 17: CHUCK PALAHNIUK

In this episode, we speak with author Chuck Palahniuk (Fight Club, Fight Club 2, Choke), who has just completed adapting Fight Club 2 as a graphic novel with artist Cameron Stewart. Topics: Kolchak the Night Stalker, EC Comics, radiation poisoning, and more! In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is…

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New Podcast Tackles Free Speech

May 26, 2016
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The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education has launched a new bi-weekly podcast So to Speak dedicated to tackling and talking candidly about the subject of free speech. Since its founding in 1999 by University of Pennsylvania professor Alan Charles Kors and Boston civil liberties attorney Harvey Silvergate, the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education…

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CBLDF Podcast Episode 16: Black Panther Artist BRIAN STELFREEZE

April 20, 2016
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In this episode, CBLDF Editorial Director Betsy Gomez talks with artist Brian Stelfreeze (Day Men), hot off the launch of the what is likely the year’s biggest release: the new Black Panther series with author Ta-Nehisi Coates from Marvel Comics. Topics: Blaxploitation, self-censorship, costume design, and more! In support of our ongoing education work, the Comic Book…

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