Sad you couldn’t make the New York Asian Film Festival this year with all its pink films, Minoru Kawasaki and Wai Ka-Fai? It’s time to do something about it. Something sedentary, like watch the Q&A and festival fun from the comfort of your sofa or at your desk.
The New York Asian Film Festival wants to help you escape joblessness, global pandemics and despair. Why don’t you let it? (Info here).
Miss the Toronto Comic Arts Festival? That’s okay. Deb Aoki has a really nice long interview between Adrian Tomine and Yoshihiro Tatsumi. And some questions she asked Tatsumi-sensei herself.
Miss the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this year? That’s okay, Vepo Studios made a video. And while you’re there, check out the profiles of artists like Evan Munday.
Former Gutter Overlord and Games Editor, Jim Munroe, has written a really nice little text adventure set at the 2009 Game Developers Conference. Rock Paper Shotgun calls it an “[o]ddly human little thing which captures quite a bit about the human side of development.”
“We once programmed a retrospective of old kung fu films at a local theater and our prints looked like a collection of ex-convicts who had been trained to sneak into occupied Europe and assassinate Hitler: scarred, battered, and problematic.” Grady Hendrix’s advice isn’t past its expiry date.