• Art History Shipping: Who Should Get It On With Whom

    Art History Shipping: Who Should Get It On With Whom0

    • January 6, 2016

    Fandoms love to ship. And by that I mean, they imagine their favorite characters falling in love—whether or not that romance plays out in the story. Which character should be with which other character often leads to fond conglomerated names of the wished-for OTP (One True Pairing). Take “Korrasami” versus “Makorra” from Legend of Korra, for example. Shipping

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  • Bloody and Beautiful: Review of  Tredici: Hannibal Season Three Art Book

    Bloody and Beautiful: Review of Tredici: Hannibal Season Three Art Book0

    Tredici: Hannibal Season Three Art Book Pangaea (artist) Orenda Studio Hannibal (c) Thomas Harris, Bryan Fuller, and Delaurentis Co. (Disclaimer: This book was provided as a review copy in exchange for an honest review)

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  • How to Make a Zine the Chicago Zine Fest Way

    How to Make a Zine the Chicago Zine Fest Way0

    Hey there, baby zinesters! Have WWAC’s zine reviews left you itching to create something of your own? You’re in luck, because Chicago Zine Fest (CZF) organizers Savay, Heather and Johnny Wawrzaszek graciously taught my artist-friend Bike Morch and me a simple binding technique. The Chicago Publishers Resource Center (CHIPRC) lent us their space for this

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  • Loving Parody: Jason’s Twist on Genre Films

    Loving Parody: Jason’s Twist on Genre Films0

    B-movie monsters, private detectives, vampire hunters and damsels in distress—Jason loves them all, and he loves to make fun of them all. From High Noon to The Big Sleep, he has re-written old genre stories with the twist of dark, deadpan humor that has become his signature. While it’s obvious that he genuinely loves spaghetti

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  • Organization, Freelancing, & Myths about Artists

    Organization, Freelancing, & Myths about Artists0

    When you tell the world—your parents, teachers, and friends—that you want to be an artist, they tell you that you will starve. They also don’t expect you to be good at organization. Creative means messy, moody, flaky. It means charcoal smudges on your sandwich because you’re choking it down quick to get back to that

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  • Zine Review: Nia King’s ArtLife #2: Don’t Quit Yr Day Job!

    Zine Review: Nia King’s ArtLife #2: Don’t Quit Yr Day Job!0

    ArtLife #2 Nia King Nia King has an uncanny ability to make her readers feel cared for and welcome. I imagine an interview with Nia would be cozy and natural; she would find you a comfortable chair, make you coffee, and give you that rare feeling that she’s really, actually listening.

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