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January's Cincinnati Magazine
12:30 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Vent Haven Portrait Book of Dummies

Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits

You may be aware that Fort Mitchell, Kentucky is the home of the world’s only museum of ventriloquist dummies, called Vent Haven. Recently, nationally known celebrity portraitist Matthew Robinson did a photo shoot of many of the dolls for his new book, Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits and his work is profiled in this month’s Cincinnati Magazine. Mark Perzel welcomes Linda Vaccariello from the magazine into the studio to talk about this unique project.


Author Ben Sandmel
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans

Cincinnati native Ben Sandmel has studied music and musicians during his career, and now living in New Orleans, he has written about one of the true pioneers of R&B music in his new book Ernie K-Doe: The R&B Emperor of New Orleans. The author was recently a part of the Books by the Banks book festival in Cincinnati, and recently spoke by phone with David Delagator to talk about this interesting artist, best known for his hit Mother in Law.


Author EJ Levy
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"Love, In Theory"

Author and Ohio State alumnae EJ Levy, winner of the Flannery O’Connor Award for her debut book, Love, In Theory, spends a few minutes on the phone with Barbara Gray, talking about why she chose a collection of short stories for her debut, and her creative use of a narrator.


Author Bruce Worden
12:32 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"Woodstalk: Three Days of Peace, Music and Zombies"

Northern Kentucky resident and writer Bruce Worden, author of Goodnight Keith Moon, plus his popular blog Homophones, Weakly, talks by phone with Jim Nolan about his newest comic book series, Woodstalk: Three Days of Peace, Music and Zombies.


Local Author Leah Stewart
12:31 am
Fri January 4, 2013

"The History of Us"

Leah Stewart teaches creative writing at the University of Cincinnati and is a successful novelist with her books Husband and Wife,” and The Myth of You and Me receiving critical acclaim. Her newest book,The History of Us,” based here in Cincinnati, is just out and she joins Mark Perzel to discuss her writing and her newest novel.


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