It’s been a whirlwind year for manga fans.
SPX (Small Press Expo) is this weekend! I’m on a bus to SPX right this minute! SO excited – maybe because I’ve had the equivalent of five cups of canned coffee in the last four hours. There is too much wonderful going on at SPX to encapsulate in a single post, but you can see […]
You’re probably as sick of San Diego Comic-Con as we are, but in case you missed any of our podcasts from the show, here’s the definitive guide! First, Brigid Alverson, Deb Aoki and The Beat Herself reunited for “Three Women in a Hotel Room” – a sorta daily podcast of our impressions of the show, […]
Recorded live and uncensored, girls gone wild style in hotel room at TCAF! The podcast has gained TWO special guests! Librarian superstars Robin Brenner and Eva Volin join Brigid Alverson, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Heidi MacDonald we talk about all our doings at TCAF during the day including the importance of the queer themes […]
Welcome back to episode 2 of Four Women in a Hotel Rooms At TCAF starring myself, Erica Friedman, Deb Aoki and Brigid Alverson. After some confusion over our differing bedtimes, we got up bright and early this morning and assembled our thoughts. In this episode: Brigid talks about the panels on the infrastructure of […]
Welcome to Four Women in a Hotel Room, what may or may not be a daily podcast report from TCAF. I’m Heidi MacDonald and I’m sharing a room with journalists Brigid Alverson and Deb Aoki and manga writer Erica Friedman and we all love to blab so at the end of each day we’ll be […]
The national dialogue on the subject of mental health and depression following the suicide of Robi0n Williams continues. Daryl Cunningham, author of the really excellent Psychatric Tales, has been blunt about his own battles with depression in the past and offers You Might As Well Live, about the finality of suicide. The ink is via […]
Lots of stuff so let’s get to it!
§ Sometime Beat contributor Laura Sneddon looks at 2013 in Comics and even though this list is mostly front of the Diamond catalog, there’s a lot to be excited about.