Tag: art

Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez (BSS #490)

Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez are the creators, writers, and artists for Love and Rockets, the long-running and much acclaimed series celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Revisiting a moment in 1969 which sealed his fate. Authors: Gilbert Hernandez and Jaime Hernandez Subjects Discussed: Mario Hernandez, the way that Gilbert and Jaime Read More

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Molly Crabapple (BSS #456)

Molly Crabapple is most recently the author of The Art of Molly Crabapple Volume 1: Week in Hell. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Wondering if he can start a Kickstarter campaign for someone to send him tequila money. Author: Molly Crabapple Subjects Discussed: Daily walks to McNally Jackson, the logistics of setting up the Week in Read More

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Eric Kandel (BSS #452)

Eric Kandel is most recently the author of The Age of Insight and was the 2000 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Checking his brain in for artistic purposes. Author: Eric Kandel Subjects Discussed: The interdisciplinary possibilities in Vienna 1900, Gustav Klimt, Berta Zuckerkandl, how Rokitansky’s leadership at Read More

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Charles Burns (BSS #177)

Charles Burns is the author and illustrator of Black Hole. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Avoiding conspiracy theorists. Author: Charles Burns Subjects Discussed: Responding to Vanessa Raney’s comparison between Black Hole and Sartre’s No Exit, anatomical closeups, World War II venereal disease films, intuitive artistic choices, the influence of postwar culture vs. personal experience, half-naked girls Read More

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