THANKSREADING 2019: So You’re a Little Sad, So Read

It’s the final day of Thanksreading 2019, and I’m focusing on an author whose new (and first prose) book I bought a little over a week ago: Alicia Tobin. Alicia Tobin Tobin’s new book, So You’re a Little Sad, So What? Nice Things to Say to Yourself on Bad Days and Other Essays, is a …

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THANKSREADING 2019: A Person and Their Dog

Today is the third-to-last installment of this year’s Thanksreading pieces. I had a grand idea for today’s writing, but that’s fallen to the wayside.  Sunday night was a scary time, and it’s been a long day today (Monday, as I write this), dealing with the fallout from it. I don’t have the mental presence to …

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THANKSREADING 2019: Bustin’ Up the Boys Club

It’s day four of Thanksreading. The halfway point. How have I gotten this far without talking about comic books? I’m off my game. Let’s get to it. The comic book industry has been a male-dominated field from the very beginning. So much so that by the time I started collecting them in the early 1990s, …

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THANKSREADING 2019: Understanding White Privilege

Me putting together my Thanksreading list. We’re on day three of this year’s celebration of Thanksreading. I’ve been examining my book shelves, figuring out which authors to highlight as individuals I am truly grateful for. It’s a long list, and I feel a bit like the woman in that math lady meme, with complicated equations …

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