Care Package for Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019

Poetry: Elegy for a Year by Joseph Fasano Art Brut: Alfonso A. Ossorio’s Beach Comber Photo credit: artspace.com Quote: “Drop the last year into the silent limbo of the past. Let it go, for it was imperfect.” – Brooks Atkinson 50 States, 100 Weeks: Barker Character, Comic, and Cartoon Museum, Cheshire, CT Photo credit: twitter.com …

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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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BONUS Care Package for July 4, 2019

Poetry: Robinson Escapes to the Cape for Independence Day by Kathleen Rooney Art: Thomas Van Stein’s 4th of July, Butterfly Beach Photo credit: thomasvanstein.net Quote: “If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for the people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.” – Noam Chomsky Retro Summer Vacation: Washington, D.C. Photo credit: …

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