The New Yorker Magazine http://publicradiotulsa.org en The Striking Visual Universe --- and Limitless Creative Imagination --- of Artist William Joyce http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/striking-visual-universe-and-limitless-creative-imagination-artist-william-joyce <p>Our guest on ST today is William Joyce, the well-known children's book author and illustrator, veteran New Yorker magazine cover artist, and all-around creative guru. Joyce's many picture books include "George Shrinks," "Dinosaur Bob," and "Santa Calls" --- and he won three Emmy Awards for his "Rolie Polie Olie" animated TV series. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:13:20 +0000 Rich Fisher 61072 at http://publicradiotulsa.org The Striking Visual Universe --- and Limitless Creative Imagination --- of Artist William Joyce "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" --- The Sharp-Tongued Scribe Returns in a New Novel (Encore Presentation) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/farewell-dorothy-parker-sharp-tongued-scribe-returns-new-novel-encore-presentation <p>The brilliant Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), the great American critic, fiction writer, poet, and satirist --- that famously witty (and frequently scathing) author whose many memorable assertions include "I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true" and "if all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised" --- is now back in business. That is, she's cracking wise all over again, in a manner of speaking, in a new book. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 18:33:05 +0000 Rich Fisher 44822 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" --- The Sharp-Tongued Scribe Returns in a New Novel (Encore Presentation) "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/farewell-dorothy-parker <p>Dorothy Parker (1893-1967), the great American critic, fiction writer, poet, and satirist --- that famously witty (and frequently scathing) scribe whose many brilliant assertions include "I don't care what is written about me so long as it isn't true" and "if all the girls who attended the Yale prom were laid end to end, I wouldn't be a bit surprised" --- is now back in business. That is, she's cracking wise all over again, in a manner of speaking, in a new book. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 23:57:16 +0000 Rich Fisher 34874 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "Farewell, Dorothy Parker" Ian Frazier and His "Travels in Siberia" (Encore presentation.) http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/ian-frazier-and-his-travels-siberia-encore-presentation <p>On today&#39;s program, which first aired last fall, we hear from the longtime New Yorker Magazine writer and bestselling author Ian Frazier, whose latest book (now in paperback) is &quot;Travels in Siberia,&quot; which the San Francisco Chronicle has called &quot;a masterpiece of nonfiction writing --- tragic, bizarre, and funny.&quot; Further, as one critic of this book has noted in The New York Times Book Review: &quot;[&#39;Travels in Siberia&#39; is] an uproarious, sometimes dark yarn filled with dubious meals, broken-down vehicles, abandoned slave-labor camps, and ubiquitous statues o Thu, 22 Mar 2012 17:04:23 +0000 Rich Fisher 15352 at http://publicradiotulsa.org Ian Frazier and His "Travels in Siberia" (Encore presentation.)