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Friday, October 31, 2008

Happy Halloween!

Monday, October 20, 2008

Lene shills and waxes poetic about notebooks

As a writer and very busy person, I can't live without a notebook by my side. Generally I steal them from other people or from clients, but sometimes I'll actually pay cash money for a nice one. The last fancy one I bought was a little number by John Dickinson, from BlacknRed; I also really really like the Bienfang NoteSketch books, which are lined on the bottom, leaving you free to draw, doodle, and write "I Hate Jim Shooter" in calligraphy on the top half of the page. Not surprisingly, there's a whole website devoted to the search for the perfect black notebook - Black Cover. If you're an office products geek like me, you need to check it out.

The shill part? They're having a contest for some suh-weet Picadilly notebooks, and I want some.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Maggie loves Barack

Comic Industry for Obama has a big eBay auction up, including a Jaime Hernandez drawing of Maggie in an Obama T-shirt.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Show #76 - Oct 12

Show 76 on MP3

The Plain Janes, by Cecil Castellucci and Jim Rugg
Speed Racer (the original!) on DVD
Sub-Marine: The Depths, Vol 1, by Peter Milligan and Esad Ribic
Challenger Deep #1, story by Andrew Cosby and Andy Schmidt, art by Chee
The facts in the case of the departure of Miss Finch, story by Neil Gaiman, adapted by Todd Klein, art bu Michael Zulli
Black Orchid, by Neil Gaiman and David McKean
Neil Gaiman tells a story at the Moth

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