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Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

“Fun Home by Alison Bechdel, she is completely able to feel the emotions of a young adult liberated by their coming out as well as the entrapment you can feel when you have to hide who you are. 34 more words


Albums to listen to Part 1

In between writing post I’ve decided I am going to share which cast album I have on replay right now. Currently its Fun Home (which I am in the middle of writing my blog post for so stay tuned). 51 more words


Review: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

It is a rare moment when a text can be as theoretical as it is emotionally honest. Like Marjane Satrapi’s Persepolis, Bechdel’s Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic… 381 more words


Re-Imagining Memoir: Alison Bechdel's Fun Home

Even though it had been highly recommended to me repeatedly, I didn’t get around to reading Alison Bechdel’s graphic memoir Fun Home until after I saw the… 831 more words

Jb Exploits

. . . And Back Again

In part one of this blog introduction, I named writing as a technique for seizing the day. Today, in part two, I want to talk further about why I think writing is an invaluable tool to our happiness as individuals and as a society. 971 more words

Review: Fun Home

When I was in New York for BEA, someone suggested Julie and I see the Broadway show, Fun Home.  He predicted it would win lots of Tony Awards, and he was right, but we weren’t able to get tickets to see it so we decided to do the next best thing and read the book it’s based on. 217 more words


KWIK KWOTES: Lady Night Delivers The Cold Hard Facts of Cartooning to Sam Zabel

“Look, Sam, you gotta realize – This stuff ain’t Tolstoy, okay? I’m a superhero in a comic book …. Honey, I hate to break the news … but you ain’t no Alan Moore.” 74 more words