09th Oct2015

Episode 151 – A Meeting of Oddfellows with Jack Logan!

by Chris Thompson

With Jack Logan …
 
After last week’s landmark 150th episode with Fight Club 2‘s Chuck Palahniuk, I’ve stripped things back for a somewhat more personal show paying tribute to one of my favourite bands: R.E.M. Planning the schedule, I realised Episode 151 was looming, which got me thinking about their classic song Oddfellows Local 151 from the album Document [1989].
 
By my reckoning – and given the incredible crossover between comics and music – I assumed at least one of the band members must be a comic fan, and maybe I could get them on the show. Despite the odd murmur, that search didn’t bear its intended fruit, but along the way I discovered the work of singer-songwriter and cartoonist Jack Logan.
 
Jack, as it turns out, was a largely unsung hero of the Athens, Georgia music scene, which had spawned R.E.M. as well as being a hotbed for creative talent. His eponymous Pete Buck Comics (inspired by the band’s famed guitarist) are still highly sought after today, though Jack has now made them available through his website Jack Logan’s Mysterious Basement.
 
I hope you’ll enjoy this special episode, which serves as a personal document of where music and comics meet for both of us. Jack opens up about where his love of the two began, the many paths his career has taken over the years since, and what future plans he may have for Pete Buck and his other art projects.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Jack Logan’s website: jacklogansmysteriousbasement.blogspot.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2015

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19th Jun2015

Episode 134 – In Conversation with Matthew Rosenberg!

by Chris Thompson

With Matthew Rosenberg …
 
After last week’s chat with Injection‘s Declan Shalvey, this week I’m back with writer & Black Mask PR guru Matthew Rosenberg (We Can Never Go Home, 12 Reasons To Die, Secret Wars Journal) to discuss the stages of his career thus far.
 
Matthew & I chat about the crossover between comics and music, how he works with writing partner Patrick Kindlon, his own background in comics, and what he’s working on for Black Mask (and others) right now.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can support Pop Culture Hound by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated, and will help us to maintain the site and get new equipment.





 
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Chris Thompson’s website: popculturehound.com
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Matthew Rosenberg’s Twitter: @AshcanPress
Matthew Rosenberg’s Tumblr: ashcanpress.tumblr.com
 
Black Mask Studios’ Twitter: @blackmaskstudio
Black Mask Studios’ website: blackmaskstudios.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2015

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20th Nov2013

Episode 65 – Reversing The Polarity with Max Bemis!

by Chris Thompson

With Max Bemis …
 
Following on from my recent discussion with Geof Darrow (which you can listen to here) I catch up with talented singer/writer Max Bemis (Polarity, Say Anything, Two Tongues) for a chat about his music and comics work, including his first gig with Marvel on their current anthology series A+X.
 
We discuss his background in comics; how writing lyrics differs from other forms of writing; what it’s like putting so much of yourself into your work; and how he feels about his work in the context of real-life circumstances and events. It’s a fascinating discussion that takes on a life of its own.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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Chris Thompson’s Twitter: @popculturehound
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Max Bemis’ Twitter: @maxbemis
Max Bemis’ website: www.sayanythingmusic.com