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Best non-superhero comics of all time: 21-30

At the beginning of the year, I said that 2015 would be my year to start blogging again, and that I’d be blogging every week. What I didn’t mention is that I’m using the Martian week, which really means once every 6 months. 970 more words

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Women in Translation Bingo

The Seattle Public Library and Seattle Arts & Lectures launched Summer Book Bingo in Seattle this month. I got all excited, printing out my card and jotting a book in each category I want to read, for example: 210 more words


It is so ordered.

The text of the Supreme Court decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, 576 U.S. ___ (2015), may be found just about everywhere, but also here. 167 more words


Review: Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

So the Tonys happened and Fun Home won all the awards. Okay, not all of them but a lot of the big ones. I haven’t been to a Broadway show in years, so I can’t say if the musical deserves all the acclaim. 820 more words

home run

thoroughly enjoyed Fun Home, the musical adaptation of the autobiographical graphic novel (comic book) by Alison Bechdel.

best thing: Alison is portrayed at three different ages, by three different actresses: Beth Malone as Current Alison, Sydney Lucas as Young Alison, and Emily Skews as College-Aged Alison. 14 more words


"Fun" Is Not The Word

“Fun Home” is the graphic                          novel written by Alison Bechdel and  released in 2006 as a 232 paged memoir.  The book mainly focuses on the relationship  between Alison and her dad who are both  struggling with their sexuality and her  childhood in the “Fun Home” (the family-run  funeral home).   480 more words


You Could Be There: Erin Markey's Deleted Scenes from Fun Home

Erin Markey is a New York-based performance artist, writer, comedian, actress, musician and all-around inspiration. I flipped out so hard when I heard that she was performing something called  1,187 more words

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