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‘Super Pop!’ and Making (Extremely Fun) Connections Across Media

Super Pop

Quick, what do these have in common… the ‘dingy basements’ in ‘Fight Club’ (the film), the video game Flower, a couple of novels by Harumi Murakami and E.L. Konigsburg, the bathroom in HBO’s ‘Girls,’ Jay-Z and Alicia Keys’s ‘Empire State of Mind,’ and Homer’s ‘The Odyssey’?

BEA, Famous Authors, and Why We’re All Guilty of Promoting ‘Celebrity Culture’

BEA - opening day 2013

I guess there was some cosplay going on, but most participating attendees chose to dress up as publishing executives for some reason.

Doctor Who… Librarian?

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… the gateway to countless worlds of pure fancy intentionally looks pedestrian—one has to transcend the importance of “surface” to be rewarded with the riches that lie beneath.

Book Giveaway: Informational Text Par Excellence… ‘American Comic Book Chronicles’

ACB-1980s

So does this sound like something that could get the teen and tween comics fans you know into nonfiction? Sure it does.

Why At First I Didn’t Think I Could Write About ‘Citizen Hearst’

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So why am I so on the fence about recommending this well-produced and often engaging film?

A Must-See Movie for Book Lovers Now on DVD

Steidl - Grass

On top of everything else that they do, libraries with collections of thoughtfully published art books are also, essentially, museums.

In Memory of ‘Script Frenzy': Some Free Resources for Writing for Media

The great Rod Serling dictating a script, 1959.

An array of free resources related to writing and producing media… to use yourself, or make available to others.