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Angelheaded Hipsters

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked... - Howl, Part I, Allen Ginsberg. It's the end of what feels like a long month and here I am, quoting Ginsberg. This is for a combination of a few things. The first being that the…

Comics, Manga, Anime, Oh My!

To me, the difference between a Marvel trade paperback and a manga omnibus is like the difference between a cheeseburger and sushi. While both are forms of comics, the art styles, backgrounds, and stories are so distinct. What I have noticed in public libraries is that while I can tell…

Moving the Centre

The theme of ‘balance’ for the November GLAM Blog Club made me think outside the GLAM box. I’ve been studying tai chi (taiji, taijiquan) with some Xingyiquan and Baguazhang thrown in for almost three years now. Prior to this I studied fencing for two years, but before that I…