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    Ardo Omer

    Freelance writer and editor. Co-host of a books and comics podcast (Put A Blurb On It). Former WWAC editor. Current curmudgeon.

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  • 38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 2017

    38 Films Directed by Women of Colour at TIFF 20170

    • September 4, 2017

    It’s that time of year again! The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is gearing up for another round of great films. I’ve been attending the festival since 2012 (except 2016 but that was mostly due to strep), and I’ve been tweaking the types of films I plan to see with my limited time and funds.

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  • A Look at GOOK with Justin Chon, David So, and Simone Baker

    A Look at GOOK with Justin Chon, David So, and Simone Baker0

    From April 30 to May 4, 1992, Los Angeles was enraged. What finally set it off was a verdict. Four white LAPD officers were found not guilty of the severe beating of Rodney King, a black man, which was caught on tape. The riots that followed would be remembered 25 years later, and Justin Chon’s

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  • A Fantastical Stroll Through Nightlights

    A Fantastical Stroll Through Nightlights0

    Nightlights Lorena Alvarez Nobrow Press March 14, 2017 Lorena Alvarez’s Nightlights is a book of wonder. Before you even take a peek inside, you’re drawn in by the stunning cover with its dark purples and greens, light pinks and oranges, and aquatic blues. I wanted to read this book when I first saw the cover almost a year

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  • A Guide to Free Comic Book Day 2017

    A Guide to Free Comic Book Day 20170

    Two years ago, I read all of the Free Comic Book Day offerings in one day and listed the titles you definitely needed to pick up. I did it again with a new crop of comics! There were some great titles and hopefully, they’ll get reluctant readers to dive into the world of sequential storytelling.

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