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a moment to myself

June 30th, 2008 · No Comments

I’ve kept a fairly frantic pace the last few days, buzzing from convention to hotel to meetings with various people in and around the comics scene. Now that the show’s finally over and the wind-down period a very real possibility, I decided to take a swim in the hotel pool, buy a couple of drinks […]

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online comic book reader 2.0 at comicmix

June 5th, 2008 · No Comments

Big news over at ComicMix today, as Brian Alvey makes the official announcement about our new and improved online comic book reader. I read a lot of comics on my computer these days, and over the last 4-6 years I’ve tried just about every comic reader the InterWebs has to offer. I’m proud to say […]

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no barking from the dog, no smog…

June 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Indeed, yesterday was a good day. I began the day by relaunching my webcomic interview series on ComicMix, kicking things off again with a conversation with Chris Hastings, the creator behind The Adventures of Dr. McNinja. I’ll post the usual excerpt here soon, but if you can’t wait that long, feel free to check out […]

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video: flight of the conchords – if you’re into it

May 29th, 2008 · No Comments

After catching random episodes of Flight of the Conchords here and there last season, I finally began watching the first season from start to finish. This song from the fourth episode has been stuck in my head for a while now and still cracks me up every time I think about it – it’s also […]

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plans for the day: the tarrytown/nyack/sleepy hollow tour

May 11th, 2008 · No Comments

My mother and brother are heading down to Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow here for a visit today, so I’m looking forward to showing them around the area. Highlights of the grand tour will include: Mint Premium Foods: I really need to take a photo of this place, as any description I (or the NY Times writer who […]

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“litgraphic: the art of the graphic novel” at norman rockwell museum

May 11th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Jessica and I trekked up to Stockbridge, MA, two weekends ago for an exhibit at the Norman Rockwell Museum titled “LitGraphic: The Art of the Graphic Novel.” Good times all around, and we were able to have dinner with John Ostrander and a host of other great writers and artists after checking out the museum. […]

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video: mike doughty’s “fort hood”

May 10th, 2008 · No Comments

“Fort Hood” off Mike Doughty‘s most recent album, Golden Delicious, has quickly become one of my favorite new tracks by the musician. I was thrilled to hear him play it live when Jessica and I caught his show in Troy last month, and I was extra-thrilled to find out that he’s created/released a video for […]

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