The Silent Why podcast is on a mission to talk about loss and grief and are looking for 101 different types of loss, chatting to people who have been through them to see if it’s possible to find hope in each sort of loss. They interviewed Carol Tyler about her latest project, ‘Griefville’ and the death of her husband, Justin Green (Binky Brown Meets The Holy Virgin Mary). Click the image above to listen.
This series of three gorgeous memoirs shares Carol Tyler’s effort to investigate and retell her father’s traumatic experiences in World War II. Along the way we are also witness to struggles with her marriage, raising her daughter, her efforts to be a good daughter herself, and much more. Carol, a painter, has a stunning visual style, and she uses the landscape format of the book, meant to resemble a photo album, to her (and our) great advantage. Paul Gravett chose You’ll Never Know as the best autobiography/biography of 2012. In his blog post he wrote, …in the end what floored… Read More
May 18-20, 2012 University of Chicago Center for Critical Inquiry, Chicago, IL organized by Hillary Chute videos of all sessions available here.
Truthiness: Penis Rays, Self-Loathing, and Psychic Voodoo