Seattle Is More Like Raincoat Weather

I blame Gary for recommending another comic — this one by Strip Search Season One-er Amy T Falcone (related to James T Kirk?) and called Cardigan Weather.  Amy’s comic is a slice of life strip that is only about 33 installments deep in the archives. This one in particular may not be the first time a comic has been about the author’s love and hate … Continue reading Seattle Is More Like Raincoat Weather

Battle of the Beards

English Facial Hair Versus American Facial Hair!  Comics Curmudgeon Versus Music Mensch! There is a great article on Rick Rubin in the Daily Beast. Rubin has produced an eclectic range of bands — his most recent effort producing the new Black Sabbath album.  I remember hearing about this guy when the first Beastie Boys album came out and there was a swirl of comments about how … Continue reading Battle of the Beards

Carl Malamud: Free the Blue Book!

Boing Boing wrote up Carl Malamud’s latest project – this one to convince the law school owners of the standard for legal citation, The Bluebook, to donate it back to the public.  Here’s the broader issue of which The Bluebook is but a piece.  The LAW is a written system of rules for society — procedurally a collection of systems has evolved that we are … Continue reading Carl Malamud: Free the Blue Book!

Yes, Thank You Cory Doctorow

Killing time, surfing Feedly feeds and saw this post from Willy-Bob Wheaton recalling a story about the time he sent his first draft of his a book he was working on Cory Doctorow to read and Cory gave him the honest truth: there’s a good tale in there but the writing ain’t so great.  Eventually Wheaton overcomes self-doubt generated by said tough love, and does … Continue reading Yes, Thank You Cory Doctorow