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Read, Watch, Listen: What's New for November

What I’m Reading: Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama (2012; 289 pages)

This graphic novel is a page-turning exploration of author Alison Bechdel’s at times difficult relationship with her mother. 223 more words

Nanowrimo Spotlight: Ele-Beth Little

Hey everybody! Sorry I haven’t had a new spotlight out since Monday. Week 2 has hit in Nano-land, after all, and I’ve been busy with a few other things. 622 more words



What if Icarus hadn’t hurdled into the sea?

from Fun Home by Alison Bechdel


Ex-Book Snobbery: Unearthing the Heart of Graphic Memoirs

When a young reader and intellectual arrogance meet, one gets a book snob. At one point in my not so long ago history as a reader I was a book snob. 624 more words


Fun Home

Here’s another review from Donny….

Fun Home

Fun Home, A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel

If you know her name already then it’s probably from the “Bechdel Test.” This originated in 1985 in her comic strip… 1,760 more words

Comic Books: Reviews And History

Sex, Ambivalence, and Alison Bechdel

Unsure how I feel about sex right now. Love talking about it and thinking about it. But am okay with not having it. Maybe for a long time. 222 more words

Book Review: Fun Home

Today’s book review is Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, a story of Bechdel’s own childhood, in which her father was a closeted homosexual. This is not much of a spoiler, because from the first chapter, you begin to see that there is something clearly strange about her father. 545 more words