Joe Haldeman interviewed at Strange Horizons: “You’ll meet people who grind out really hackneyed crap who read Joyce all the time or keep up with the blue-blood writers. But then again, I’ll meet a lot of serious writers in academia who’ll confess they read mysteries and even science […]
Not to be navel gazing, but the Toronto Comic Jam discussion board has a lively discussion on the offensiveness of us calling the gutter the gutter.
Richard Scheib on Big Fish: “It is really like Burton has been abducted and replaced by a pod person.” Scheib reviews hundreds of obscure B-movies on his site.
The atmosphere is unmistakable. The scratchy scrivening of a dozen people hunched over drawing boards. The acrid fumes of Staedtler nibs rubbed raw, of wet ink, sweat and concentration. A comic jam is in progress.
Small Beer Press’s Gavin Grant does an interview with China Mieville, a fantasy writer who considers what he does “the pulp wing of surrealism.”
It’s been just over a year since Frisco writer and editor Marc Weidenbaum founded this stellar blog, a public service to one of his dearest passions. “Writing about comics on the internet is itself a form of reading in public,” he says.