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Fun Home

I first read Fun Home several years ago. I almost can’t believe how long it’s been because it feels like it was only moments ago. I was in a different place then; physically, mentally, emotionally, even spiritually. 321 more words

Books of 2018 #3: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

It is impossible for me to talk about Alison Bechdel’s book Fun Home without thinking about the musical adaptation.

I am beginning to realize that not only does the quality of a book matter to me, but also the reading experience of a book. 1,058 more words

NEWS: Casting Announced for Fun Home at the Young Vic

The Young Vic Theatre has confirmed the casting for Sam Gold’s production, playing at the venue from the 18th June. 

This production, which is the final one  in David Lan’s last season as Artistic Director of the Young Vic, is set to star Kaisa Hammarlund as Alison; Eleanor Kane as Medium Alison; Jenna Russell as Helen; Ashley Samuels as Roy, Mark and Jeremy; Cherrelle Skeete as Joan and Zubin Varla as Bruce, Alison’s father. 194 more words


Fun Home

Show: “Fun Home”

Broadway Debut: 2015

Book and Lyrics By: Lisa Kron

Music By: Jeanine Tesori

Based On: “Fun Home” by Alison Bechdel

About: “Fun Home” the music is based on Alison Bechdel’s tragi-comedy memoir written in comic form. 46 more words


The Bechdel Test

I just finished reading Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home today (a recommended read for anyone anywhere) and I realize now that my novel appears to pass the Bechdel Test. 169 more words

What comics to read after "Watchmen"?

With friends I have been in a group reading Watchmen, the popular comic by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons. We have been reading it a chapter a month, to recreate the original experience of reading it issue by issue. 1,878 more words


Helen... Honey... You Deserve Better

I think it is safe to say that no one would wish their worst enemy to live out the situation Helen Bechdel from Fun Home by Alison Bechdel is in. 1,254 more words