True story

August 16, 2014 by  
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This happened today.

Bed Bugs

August 14, 2014 by  
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NBM in October: Street View, a beautiful accordion book.

August 8, 2014 by  
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Something unusual for October, a book you can fold-out all the way with a street scene, one side evolving by day, one by night. A visual treat! STREET VIEW Pascal Rabaté A visually incomparable treat and a brilliant homage to Hitchcock’s Rear Window, this unusual accordion book opens in two directions. One, a series of ten […]

The Foundation of Political Thought

August 2, 2014 by  
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The second part of our Oxford Experience, the deliciously enjoyable Summer school in Christ Church, Oxford’s biggest college, was devoted to the course The Foundation of Political Thought, by Dr. James Panton, who looks like a Scottish motorbike-riding construction worker and talks like Socrates. It was an intense, fast-paced course in which we consecutively looked […]

A Week in the Life…

July 26, 2014 by  
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Last week, Yiri and I attended The Oxford Experience again – a Summer course in Christ Church, Oxford. For five days, we were immersed in an analysis of The Beatles, their music, lyrics and cultural significance. This course was taught by dr. Rikky Rooksby, a true Renaissance Man, who is both schooled as a lecturer on […]

JIM BENTON at SDCC!

July 25, 2014 by  
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Jim signs a copy of Dog Butts and Love. And Stuff Like That. And Cats. at Booth 1714 for a fan.

The Fashion Writer

July 18, 2014 by  
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Dutch History part 3

July 18, 2014 by  
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School’s out, but I’m continuing my history lessons to you folks: here’s the next scene in the thrilling life of William I, Holland’s first king. In a previous post, we saw him fleeing to England; now we take a look at his military career: This panel and nine others are still on tour throughout The […]

New print from Jim Benton as choice for when you order!

July 15, 2014 by  
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We’ve been offering exclusive limited prints when you order $30 worth of books and we’ve just added a Jim Benton to the choice! We already have prints by Rick Geary, Stan Mack, Margreet de Heer and in erotic, Kevin Taylor and Cornnell Clarke. They’re all printed on very fine papers and are collector’s items you won’t […]

Joys of Research

July 13, 2014 by  
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This is an image that I stumbled across while doing research for All Star. It’s from a book on hitting that was written by Ted Williams. I was looking for good images of the body in motion during a swing. This image wasn’t too useful for that, but I think it looks absolutely awesome.