Fri, 6 July 2012
My co-hosts for episode 58 are:
Ed Piskor, the cartoonist for Boing Boing’s weekly Brain Rot comic strip. Has illustrated 2 graphic novels with Harvey Pekar (Macedonia, and The Beats). His first solo graphic novel, Wizzywig was released today, July 5th in comic shops.
Clive Thompson, a columnist for Wired magazine, and a contributing writer for the New York Times magazine. He's working on a book about “the future of thought in the age of machines.”
Here are a few of the things we talked about in this episode:
Wizzywig: Portrait of a Serial Hacker, a terrific new graphic novel by Ed Piskor.
Stephen Mitchell’s new translation of The Iliad
Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
Scratch programming language for kids