• Book Beat: Muslim Ban Lit & Canada Reads 2017

    Book Beat: Muslim Ban Lit & Canada Reads 20170

    • February 2, 2017

    Hi book lovers!  This week was hard in a multitude of ways, the Muslim Ban, the complete ignorance of the DAPL protests, and what they were for, added fuel to my fiery hate of Cheeto POTUS. So when I went to grab a book this weekend, I found myself turning to non-fiction, a genre I

  • Fourth Year of Informal ColoristAppreciationDay

    Fourth Year of Informal ColoristAppreciationDay0

    In January 2013, Eisner-winning comic book creator and primarily colorist Jordie Bellaire wrote a Tumblr post titled “I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore” decrying an unnamed convention–as well as the wider comic book industry–that refused to give colorists their due. “Colorists…are the unknown amazing backup singer who makes every

  • Thursday Book Beat: Roxane Gay Pulls Back

    Thursday Book Beat: Roxane Gay Pulls Back0

    • January 26, 2017

    Hi, book lovers! I’m currently swamped at school with readings and work so not much reading got done this week! I was really sick the past sick, tis the season, and everyone at work is sniffling. The Academy Award nominees were announced, and I was happy to see Lion and Moonlight nominated for multiple awards!