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Culture Vulture/Photo diary: Roz Chast and September 11 in the park

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A gorgeous Sunday afternoon. After brunch at the Shady Lady in Astoria, we made an expedition to the Museum of the City of New York… 131 more words

Photo Diary

Rich and Strange

Finished Readings:

Self Help, short stories by Lorrie Moore. I read this a while ago and I must now guiltily and ashamedly report that while I remember liking the stories at the time, none of them stuck in my head. 713 more words

Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary

Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary was published eight years ago, back when Hillary Clinton was first running for president. I’d wanted to read it at the time, but then election fatigue took its toll and down the TBR list it went. 501 more words

Essays

Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast

I know this won’t win me many friends in some quarters but my main problem with graphic novels is that they are typically so much better as graphics than they are as novels. 881 more words

Book Review

Roz Chast is a Rock Star

Ms. Chast is being honored and appreciated by an exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York and there is a fantastic article by Jill Krementz about the cartoonist, her work and much surrounding it on New York Social Diary HERE.

Around the Tubes

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things will folks be doing? Any games being played? Comics read? Movies seen? Sound off in the comments! 125 more words

Comic Books

Roz Chast’s Dark Humor at The Museum of the City of New York

Roz Chast is on the third floor of the Museum of the City of New York, at work on a larger-than-life mural that will greet visitors to “Roz Chast: Cartoon Memoirs,” the exhibition of 200 of her drawings that runs through October 9.   1,079 more words

Comics