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Listing: comics I've brought home

This post contains a list of all the comics that I carried home from the US, mostly on my and Kálmán’s back, because here you cannot buy comics at all. 256 more words


Broadway review: 'Fun Home' musical passes the Bechdel Test

Broadway, it’s not just for gay men anymore! We’ve seen more than our share of masculine coming-out stories on stage over the years, and now lesbians are finally getting their turn in… 540 more words

Performance Diary: LIVING HERE and FUN HOME

I’ve gone to see many Foundry Theatre productions over the years — great shows from David Hancock’s Deviant Craft to David Greenspan’s The Myopia, from Rinde Eckert’s… 906 more words

Performance Diary

Bizzie Shanahan

In what ways does Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home show question hetero-normative versions of happiness? See my presentation to find out!

March Wrap Up - Part II

As promised, here is the second half of all the stuff I read in March, so let’s skip the intro and just get straight to it! 700 more words


Comics as a Gateway to What I "Should" be Reading

James Joyce’s seminal post-modernist masterpiece, Ulysses, has been collecting dust on my bedside table for five years. Occasionally it changes location from under the lamp to the top of the pile, but there it remains, spine un-cracked, pages pristine, metaphors and ambiguities unearthed- unread. 662 more words


BEDA 5: What I'm Reading, part III

Final installment!

5. Yes Please, Amy Poehler
Has been on my list since it came out. Amy Poehler is a hilarious, hard-working lady, and I loved her character on… 658 more words