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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

 

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

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

 

Angoulême 2012: Aftermath

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

 

Angoulême 2012: Saturday

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

 

Angoulême 2012: Friday

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

 

An Interview with Jason Karns

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

 

Jack Davis in Conversation with Drew Friedman and Gary Groth

Live from Brooklyn. Continue reading

 

My Dinner with Hitch

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