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Coffee and Comics in Seattle

After I left New York I headed to Seattle. In case you’re not aware of the geographical layout of the US, Seattle is not near New York. It’s on the opposite coast in fact. This meant I had a silly stopover in Minneapolis, but not for long enough to leave the airport. The airline, Sun … Continue reading

The Age of Feminine Drawing

Book review: The Age of Feminine Drawing (AllRightsReserved Ltd.) Illustration is back. After a decade spent hiding in the shadow of fashion photography, drawings inspired by fashion and its most illustrious muse – the feminine form – are returning to the fore. Often inspired by Japan and the Far East, the new wave of fashion … Continue reading

Snakes and Earrings

Book review: Snakes and Earrings – Hitomi Kaneraha (Dutton Books) Teenage angst is the source of innumerable creative outpourings, for better or – more frequently – for worse. As a young author, Hitomi Kanehara has succeeded in that most difficult of tasks: being taken seriously. As far as one can get from the dreary college … Continue reading