• Random House Book Club Is Extremely Hip

    Random House Book Club Is Extremely Hip0

    If you want to drink wine and chat with smart enthusiastic people about a buzzy book in an extremely cool lounge, the publisher Random House has your back. Continuing their pattern of innovative New York City event planning after their fun Book Fair for Grownups last fall, Penguin Random House launched a swanky new monthly

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  • Con Season Survival Guide: The Wash Your Damn Hands Edition

    Con Season Survival Guide: The Wash Your Damn Hands Edition0

    Here we go again. Comic convention season in North America has begun, with major events like C2E2 taking place last week and Emerald City Comic Con kicking off on March 12. This means it’s a good time for us to dredge up our very useful convention season survival guide on how to make it through

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  • Marie Duval Exhibit Charms and Informs at the Society of Illustrators

    Marie Duval Exhibit Charms and Informs at the Society of Illustrators0

    Marie Duval was a successful and prolific cartoonist in Victorian London, and a cozy new exhibit at the Society of Illustrators in Manhattan showcases the breadth and lasting humor of her work in “Marie Duval: Laughter in the First Age of Leisure.” 

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  • Con Diary: Geek Girl Con ’19

    Con Diary: Geek Girl Con ’190

    Last year I declared Geek Girl Con my ideal convention experience. It came at the right time, a hard time, and it was a huge, necessary step in deciding how I want to live my life. I’m pleased to report that this year that holds true despite some absolutely incredible convention experiences.

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  • A Book Fair for Grownups from Penguin Random House

    A Book Fair for Grownups from Penguin Random House0

    In Midtown Manhattan last month, the publisher Penguin Random House hosted a Book Fair for Grownups. Themed loosely on the elementary school book fairs many of us may remember from our childhood, the event was a little bit like returning to childhood, but also had a club atmosphere with a line of people outside waiting

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  • Discovering We Ride Upon Sticks at the NYCC Book Club

    Discovering We Ride Upon Sticks at the NYCC Book Club0

    New York Comic Con boasts several events every year, ranging from panels of superstars to custom sketches by beloved artists, to themed “experiences.” This year, it also included a series of NYCC book club meetings featuring a range of different upcoming books to be published by Penguin Random House. For each one, interested con attendees

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