Sam Orchard had an answer for me; Nostalgia is the lactic acid of memory.
I’ve been re-reading Understanding Comics, by Scott McCloud, which got me thinking about the choice of moment in comics. Otter-dogs tends to pack the moments in. Moment-to-moment is almost the… Read more Otter-dogs 92: A couple of moments →
I feel like the festival was brought to me by Ivan Coyote, a wonderful person who is older than they look. Honestly, there is no way to draw them without making… Read more Talk notes: AWF’17 – Penelope Jackson, Teju Cole and Ivan Coyote (again, again) →
“I cannot draw Hera Lindsay Bird’s face” sounds like the title of a Hera Lindsay Bird poem. I think her resting face looks like generic-pretty-brunette and her uniqueness, what makes… Read more Talk notes: AWF’17 – Chris Kraus, Bill Manhire, Hera Lindsay Bird, Spoken Word →
A lovely woman gave me her daughter’s ticket to Nick Bollinger when it was supposedly full. Andrew Johnston is so smart. I’m really hoping his book arrives so that I don’t… Read more Talk notes: AWF Paul Beatty, Ockham winners and Nick Bollinger →
I missed the first half of Jennifer Niven’s talk and then really gave her a zombie face. I promise she isn’t a zombie. Ivan Coyote is cool.
More drawing heads in the dark. Floating, incomplete heads. Like a bad imitation Star Wars poster, without a lightsaber focal point. You’d think, considering I saw the most of MC,… Read more Talk notes: The Ockhams 2017 →