Month: December 2015

Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

At four a.m. on Friday morning I sat in the quietest theater I’d ever experienced. The family of loudly obnoxious chewers next to me had all put down their popcorn, the small children a few rows ahead of me were statuesque, and I was acutely aware of my own breathing volume. Then that familiar music…

Sporgo

Zine Review: Sporgo No. 1

Sporgo No. 1 Lara Pallmall Laura Pallmall is a relatively new comic creator, with only a couple years of zine-making under her belt. Like many artists working in the punk scene, she started out by illustrating album covers, posters and t-shirts. “My drawings would go on flyers and band merch and then just kind of…

Image By Ermin Celikovic. Cropped. Unsplash.

So You Wrote a Racist Book…

Back in June, WWAC staff writer Angel reviewed Katie M. Stout’s debut young adult novel Hello, I Love You and said, “The generalizations and stereotypes packed into this novel are simply astounding.” She wasn’t the only one with issues on how the book tackled race and when the pressure mounted for Stout online (and with some people attacking…

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