This week’s podcast presents Nicola Streeten’s keynote address from the 2013 Brighton Comics & Medicine conference, “Damned if you do, doomed if you don’t: The 21st century ethics of abortion in graphic novel form.” Nicola is introduced by Sue Eckstein. Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with the audio of Nicola’s keynote presentation. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote presentation below.
Review: Science Tales by Darryl Cunningham
Science Tales Darryl Cunningham 2012 Myriad Editions 178 pp ISBN 978-0-9567926-8-6 Hardcover £11.99 Darryl Cunningham, a gentle and thoughtful man of imposing height, does not pull his punches when it comes to giving the spurious claims of homeopaths and chiropractors a sound drubbing. His new book Science Tales seeks, through the application of common sense and good science, to expose and dismiss the ‘lies, scams and hoaxes’ perpetrated by lazy journalists, corrupt corporate spin doctors and peddlers of snake oil. A comic book with a bibliography is a rare thing. Cunningham is admirably erudite and engages in extensive research while… Read More
New Podcast Wednesday: Graphic Medicine at Work
As part of the Ethics in Performance series at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Dr. Sue Eckstein presented geriatrician and comics artist Muna Al-Jawad, illustrator Nicola Streeten, creator of Billy, Me, and You, and illustrator Nye Wright, creator of Things to Do in a Retirement Home Trailer Park. They each discussed their work in Graphic Medicine and the floor was then opened to questions from the audience. This week’s podcast episode contains Muna & Nicola’s presentations. Next week’s episode will be Nye’s presentation and the lively Q&A with all panelists. If you are enjoying the Graphic Medicine podcast, please consider… Read More