BLDBLOG interview with Mike Mignola
Feb11

BLDBLOG interview with Mike Mignola

Geoff Manaugh at architecture blog BLDBLOG interviews Hellboy comic creator Mike Mignola. Check it out here.

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Rod Hunt Interview
Feb07

Rod Hunt Interview

The Escape from Illustration Island Podcast interviews UK illustrator and current chairman of the AOI Rod Hunt. Hear it here.

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Judith Kerr Interview

The much beloved author of The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the Mog books, still going strong at 86, tells Alison Flood about her new book. And above is a recent video of Judith at work in her...

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The Comic Cast – XMAS Special
Dec22

The Comic Cast – XMAS Special

The perfect antidote to the current snow induced blues is sipping a hot port and listening to the Christmas special edition of “Ireland’s No.1 comics podcast” THE COMIC CAST. Regular SCAMP contributors Liam & Craig lure us into their lair with a fantasticly sung duet intro and follow it up with some tasty reviews and recommendations from the world of comics, as well as the latest comics related news. Listen directly on their blog or subscribe via iTunes. The blurb… “Andy Williams had one. Cliff Richard too. And by golly we’re ten times better than Cliff Richard. So fall on your knees, hear the angels voices – it’s the Comic Cast Christmas Special! Where, from beside a roaring fire, we review Lint by Chris Ware, The Little Prince by Joann Sfar, My New New York Diary by Julie Doucet and Michel Gondry as well as the latest in Irish comics – Windells’ Supernatural Showcase by Gar Shanley and Cathal Duggan, Finn and Fish by Leeann Hamilton, Eclectic Micks Sketchbook Volume 2, Something Wonderful Eats Babies by Tommie Kelly and Other Work by John Cullen. After dinner we’ll be watching (and reviewing) A Town Called Panic on DVD and MegaMind 3D. And what would Christmas be without family? Cartoonist extraordinaire Bob Byrne joins us direct from his villa in Spain to talk about his latest book  Dr. Moku’s Hiragana Mnemonics and his current online comic saga Today we worship Michael Landon.” Illustration by Stephen Byrne (who’s recent parody of RTE TV’s Fade Street please me no...

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the artists space
Oct14

the artists space

Ray Burke hosts The Artists Space – a new radio programme that debuted on 103.2 Dublin City fm last week. The show will focus on artists working, living and exhibiting in Dublin and will feature  previews and reviews of events, exhibitions and installations, as well as profiles of artists. Last weeks show featured an interview with Alan Clarke which you can listen to here. The second in the series broadcasts today (Oct 14th) at 1pm. You can tune in to the wireless or stream online...

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NY Times Op-Ed page at 40
Sep29

NY Times Op-Ed page at 40

Steven Heller, who is appearing at Offset 2010 on Saturday in Dublin, narrates this excellent NYTimes film on the history of the NYTimes Op-Ed page which celebrates its 40th year. Featuring the work of Paul Sahre, Maira Kalman, Brad Holland and many others. The Irish Times, which has wallowed in stock imagery for years now, take...

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