Interview: Animator and Graphic Novelist Louie Del Carmen at the LA Times
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Interview: Animator and Graphic Novelist Louie Del Carmen at the LA Times

Via Hero Complex at LA Times: It’s been a big year for Louie Del Carmen, director of Cartoon Network’s new series “Dragons: Riders of Berk” — based on the 2010 DreamWorks animated feature “How to Train Your Dragon.” He is also a story artist on the studio’s upcoming animated feature “Rise of the Guardians,” due … Continue reading

Interview: RONALDO WILSON WITH ANDY FITCH at The Conversant
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Interview: RONALDO WILSON WITH ANDY FITCH at The Conversant

AF: Just to illustrate how all of this relates to the book, how you’ll ease your way into argument, could we discuss your use of the autobiographical? Farther Travelergives frequent reference, we’ve said, to academic job-market frustrations. It provides flitting testimony of an “I” wrecking its mom’s Porsche, perhaps her Mercedes. Either of those tonalities risks seeming … Continue reading

Interview: Alex Gilvarry, Author of From the Memoirs of a Non-enemy Combatant (WNYC)
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Interview: Alex Gilvarry, Author of From the Memoirs of a Non-enemy Combatant (WNYC)

Alex Gilvarry discusses his debut novel, From the Memoirs of a Non-enemy Combatant, a story in which high fashion and homeland security clash. A flamboyant fashion designer named Boyet unexpectedly winds up in Gitmo, locked away indefinitely on suspicion of being linked to a terrorist plot. http://www.wnyc.org/shows/lopate/2012/jul/02/alex-gilvarrys-em-memoirs-non-enemy-combatantem/ Continue reading

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Interview with Alex Gilvarry: The funny world of fashion and terrorism

At The Economist: POLITICS and fashion are not mutually exclusive interests—a person might pledge to ProPublica only to enjoy a Style.com slideshow moments later. In literature, however, they tend to make strange bedfellows. So it’s with great pleasure that we read Alex Gilvarry’s funny debut novel, “From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant”, which cleverly entwines … Continue reading