In this episode, hosts Chandler O’Leary and Mary Holste discuss the City of Light. Topics including the Eiffel Tower, Sainte-Chapelle, the Museum of the Middle Ages, the Lady and the Unicorn, the Archeological Crypt, catacombs and ossuary, Museum of the Decorative Arts in Paris (and elsewhere), cooking store in Paris, Sacré-Cœur, Paris in the movies, Rouen, the clock at the Musee Orsay, Père Lachaise Cemetery, speaking French, travel soundtracks, Diana’s tunnel, Parisian Markets, the Rue Cler, arrondissements, and whether Madison, Wisconsin, is the Paris of the Midwest.
Chandler’s sketchbook images referenced in the episode:
Chandler O’Leary is an illustrator, letterer(erer) and entrepreneur living and working in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), and has run an in-house imprint, Anagram Press, since 2004. She posts sketchbook drawings and road-trip-themed artwork on my illustrated travel blog, Drawn the Road Again. She is a co-author of Dead Feminists, published in 2016 by Sasquatch Books.
Mary Holste is a graphic designer, artist, and entrepreneur living and working in Tacoma, Washington. She graduated with with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Pacific Lutheran University. Since 2007, she has been running her own graphic design business, Side x Side Creative. The art mediums she is currently exploring are photography, aquatints, and cyanotype.