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You Vant, Mebbe, 39 Vays to Say ‘Imbecile’?

To paraphrase the old Levy’s rye bread ad, you don’t have to be Jewish – an observant Jew, anyway – to enjoy Yiddishkeit: Jewish Vernacular & the New Land, an anthology designed to acquaint the un- (or under-) informed with Yiddish culture. Continue reading

 
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Creating a Personal Vernacular Canadian Design Style: The Collected Doug Wright

Book design, narrative, and an unlikely inspiration. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Aftermath

One of the best festivals of the past decade. Of course, some problems persist. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Saturday

The most eloquently curated comics show I’ve seen since the fantastic Masters of European Comics in 2001. Continue reading

 
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Angoulême 2012: Friday

The Art Spiegelman retrospective in the Castro building is amazing. Continue reading

 
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An Interview with Jason Karns

Jim Rugg (with a guest appearance by Ben Marra) talks to the artist behind Fukitor. Continue reading

 
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Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth

Live from Brooklyn. Continue reading

 
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My Dinner with Hitch

Gary Groth recounts one memorable evening with Christopher Hitchens. Continue reading