January 25, 2010 by  
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After reading that US military forces prohibited aid from reaching Haiti for as long as seven days after the earthquake–in order to establish “command and control,” whatever that is—hard-hitting editorial cartoonist Ted Rall and animator David Essman rushed out their trenchant critique of America’s bizarre post-9/11 practice of sending soldiers to disaster zones like New […]

Little Nothings

January 25, 2010 by  
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January 25, 2010 by  
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Haiti News Coverage Turns Sublimely Ridiculous Ah, “1984.” As the cartoonist Matt Bors says, it’s “the dystopian novel that keeps on giving.” Orwell’s main character worked for a government ministry that controlled the future by changing the past. Its most effective tool: the Memory Hole. Pieces of history went in—poof!—never to be heard from again. […]

win a copy of graylight

January 25, 2010 by  
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hi, just a quick note … i’m having a raffle at my blog (here!) for a free copy of graylight. i did it for house of clay and it was fun, so i thought, why not. put your name down if you like

Big Khan back to press and still gets reviews

January 21, 2010 by  
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Playback:stl says of The Big Khan “Very highly recommended. Kleid‘s treatment of characters is pitch perfect. One of the book’s great strengths is its pacing and tone, conveyed by the frequent use of silent panels.” AND with all the great buzz and reviews this book has now sold out its 1st printing! The second printing has just […]

NY Press on “Year of Loving Dangerously”

January 21, 2010 by  
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http://www.nypress.com/article-20822-a-sketchy-guy.html

Welcome, Brooke

January 21, 2010 by  
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I am very excited to introduce Brooke Allen here, see her post below. Even just a student still, she shows incredible talent already and her energetic drawing style coupled with an uproarious story will make her intro book A Home for Mr. Easter a hit, I just know it! Take a look at the previews we’ve […]

Hello NBM!

January 20, 2010 by  
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Fig. A1 So here I am, my first post about my first book and I’m paralyzed with enthusiasm so I guess I’ll attempt to break the ice with an introduction: Hey NBM Bloggers and kindly readers I’m Brooke and there’s my up n’ coming book’s cover above (see Fig.A1) “A Home for Mr.Easter” that Terry’s […]

Please support Stephanie McMillan

January 20, 2010 by  
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As I am trying to do with my proposal to return to Afghanistan, “Minimum Security” cartoonist Stephanie McMillan, who is one of the best political commentators around and certainly the best cartoonist devoted to environmental issues, is trying to raise money to fund her project, which is a children’s book co-authored with the environmental polemicist […]

SYNDICATED COLUMN: David Dinkins Redux

January 19, 2010 by  
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Obama Will Drag Down Democrats in November I’m a bit late, but this is the time of year when pundits issue their predictions for the coming year. Normally I stay out of the political prognostication racket. It’s as thankless as writing for Arianna Huffington. Like when I predicted that Howard Dean had the Democratic nomination […]