#22: The Middle East, and What Sarah Glidden Found There

This month we talk with Sarah Glidden, the author of Rolling Blackouts: Dispatches from Turkey, Syria, and Iraq, about her trip to the Middle East in 2010, comics journalism as a nonfiction form of storytelling, and what it was like to be in the region in the moment just before the Arab Spring and the Syrian Civil War. And on One Last Thing, Dan has been having some conference-related frustrations, and Tim has been watching documentaries about delusional figures.

Some of the things we talked about this month:

For more of Sarah Glidden’s work, start with her website.

Dan’s OLT isn’t really link-able, but Tim is excited about Audience of One and The Lovers and the Despot.