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12 July 2018

Art by the Book: Beginning Color Mixing

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Kimberly Adams’ Beginning Color Mixing: Tips and Techniques for Mixing Vibrant Colors and Cohesive Palettes is a fantastic book for new artists wanting to learn more about color in a way that …

22 June 2018

Art by the Book: Practical Calligraphy

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George Thomson’ s Practical Calligraphy is a small book full of big ideas. It introduces the history and uses of calligraphy in straightforward and inspiring ways, from ancient Mesopotamia, through …

16 June 2018

Educated by Tara Westover

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A memoir from a Mormon woman raised in Idaho by fundamentalist parents, who survived a violent childhood and sub-par homeschooling and managed to attain a PhD. Interesting logline, right? I …

09 June 2018

Fraver by Design: Theatre History by the Book

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I think most coffee table books are a little stupid, seemingly designed just to occupy uncomfortable company while you’re off, I don’t know, platting the hors d’oeuvres? They clutter up …

03 June 2018

Two Arguments About The Goldfinch

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Since Donna Tartt’s debut, in which she was introduced to the world in an 8-page interview in Vanity Fair, she has amassed a cult of devotees. I am such a …

02 March 2018

Exclusive Interview: Modern Whore author Andrea Werhun

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For a year I anticipated the release of my friend Andrea Werhun’s memoir Modern Whore, about her experience working as a sex worker in a Toronto escort service. I was …

08 November 2017

No, I Can’t Draw

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Stop telling me I can draw. I’ve always been that person who insists that “anyone can sing” if they learn correctly. But, after my latest exercise in attempting to draw, …

21 September 2017

Gabe Hudson’s Gork

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Perhaps young adult fiction is not my thing. Perhaps I am a little too old, a little too far removed from high school. Whatever the reason, this book, full of …

25 July 2017

SDCC ’17 Panel: The Engine of New at DC

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Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con This year, DC Comics is attempting one of the hardest games in comics: inventing new heroes. This …

23 July 2017

SDCC ’17 On the Floor: Comics Makers & Sellers

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Click Here to read all of our coverage from 2017 San Diego Comic-Con San Diego Comic-Con at its heart is about one thing: Comics. More and more, TV and film …

23 July 2017

SDCC ’17 On the Floor: Books & Podcasts

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San Diego Comic-Con is known for so much more than comics. As we toured the crowded, expansive floor, we came across tons of great booths dedicated to books and other …

14 July 2017

Batman/Elmer Fudd: The Crossover You Didn’t Know You Needed

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Batman/Elmer Fudd #1 by Tom King, illustrated by Lee Weeks, coloured by Lovern Kindzierski…

12 July 2017

Tetris: the Games People Play by Box Brown

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Tetris for me will always be the first game I can remember an adult playing. As a kid, one of my earliest friends’ mom loved Tetris; I was astounded that …

30 June 2017

Matthew Loux’s Time Museum

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If you’re looking for an all-ages comic that combines humour, heart, history, and adventure, then look no further: The Time Museum is an absolute delight from start to finish, and …

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