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New Graphic Novel is Dark, Urban, Sorcerous
You know there’s a tradition of mixing the mystical arts – magick, with that tell-tale “k” on the end of it – with gritty urban drama, and that the tradition’s especially crowded in comic-books’ four-color realm.

11:00AM Mon. Jun. 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Dear God, What Hath Monofonus Wrought Now?
Thor Harriswildly talented painter, celebrated drummer for SWANS, helmet-wearing Viking-about-town – went through a period of extreme depression years ago. But who’s to say that depression, or his recovery from it, has anything to do with how downright inspirational the man is now?

10:30AM Mon. May 25, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

One in a Crowd: Satanic Panic
Remember when Ozzy Osbourne was the most evil man alive, and Tom Hanks made TV movies about how role playing games would turn you insane? Kier-La Janisse does.

10:00AM Sun. May 24, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Cuneiform Press: Strong, Silent Type
There are people who make what are called zines.

4:30PM Fri. May 1, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

Beef Sumo Needs Your Help!
“The stop-motion version of Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance cackles and prances with a Tim Burton-esque dark glee. As its narrator dulcets his best Boris Karloff, this two-and-a-half minute ‘work in progress’ roars to life with its star Batmobiling it down to the danceteria on a twangy crest of Shadowy Men From a Shadowy Planet surftones.”

4:20PM Fri. May 1, Raoul Hernandez Read More | Comment »

Jillian Tamaki Schools Up Some Wicked Bittersweet Humor
There’s a new book that contains what might become one of your favorite universes ever.

12:34PM Thu. Apr. 30, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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The Outskirts of Hope
Local writer Jo Ivester’s story changed dramatically in 1967 when her parents moved the family from Massachusetts to Mississippi to open a medical clinic and teach high school literature in one of the poorest areas of the country.

3:50PM Tue. Apr. 14, Jessi Cape Read More | Comment »

Lit-urday: Burning Down George Orwell's House
It's been a long week, and now you deserve to have one day when you can curl up with a good book – let's call it Lit-urday. Let's maybe also pull out a bottle of 15-year-old single-malt Scotch from the Isle of Jura, because here's just the tale to accompany it …

11:00AM Sat. Apr. 4, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

There's a THETH in My Mailbox, WTF?

When a friend sends you an email asking what’s your physical mailing address and you reply with the requested information, you can assume something’s physically on its way.

1:15PM Fri. Apr. 3, Wayne Alan Brenner Read More | Comment »

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