(That stands for "After the Battle of Yavin," for those of you who are not irredeemable dorks like me).
It's been a couple of weeks since the last "What are You Reading?" thread, so I figure most of you have gone through at least one book since then. So, what are you currently reading/just finished/wish you could be reading?
Hey, book nerds! I'm here to inform you about a pretty cool event that's going to happen in just a couple of weeks. On Saturday, August 30th, the Library of Congress will hold their 14th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. It will take place between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center…
EDIT (8:30 P.M. EST): The open period for this AMA is now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated.
"A mental mind fuck can be nice."
Have you ever seen more awesome catering at a comics-related event? This cupcake was too rad not to share. THE WOLF IS EDIBLE.
I techno dog dare you.
This just popped up on my Twitter feed and it's way too awesome not to share.
I did this theme a while back, but I'm in need of its healing powers again. I've been working on this take-home final for my grad class all week, and I'm worried that all work and no play is making me a very dull, over-caffeinated boy.
This post is inspired by Duce's thread yesterday about how long hot dogs stay fresh inside of refrigerators. My main question is "how long does unrefrigerated chocolate last?," but I'll provide some more context below.
For my money, the best comics website out there is Comics Alliance. One thing I really appreciate about this team is that they make a concerted effort to promote quality comics artists of all types and skill levels. This mission is most prominent in "Best Art Ever (This Week)," a weekly column that showcases some of…
Because apparently emo= Tintin + Beetlejuice.
So this podcast I've started listening to, Sword & Laser (SF/F news and interviews), has two "Super Questions" that they ask every author they interview on the show. One of the questions is the thread title- "if you could ban a word, what would it be?" I thought it would be fun to ask this to all of you, particularly…
WARNING: this thread is half advice column, half weepy personal confession (yes, it's one of those threads). Please don't feel like you haveto read/comment here if you don't want to. Sorry if I kill the mood this evening.