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  • 9 years ago

    Alison Bechdel's book tour for Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic first brought her to New York City on Father's Day. At the lesbian bar Cattyshack, as the crowd for its Sunday BBQ streamed back and forth from the outside deck, Bechdel greeted fans, si...

  • 10 years ago

    Cartoonist Joe Sacco has spent the last decade and a half traveling to places such as Palestine, Bosnia, Chechnya, and Iraq to report on the circumstances of the war-torn and dispossessed. Sacco, who currently lives in Portland, is the author of P...

  • 10 years ago

    In "Soba!," the first of the two profiles in War's End (both originally published in the late '90s), Joe Sacco's purview includes the title character's porn aspirations—a film in which he and his friend would receive blowjobs while discussing...

  • 11 years ago

    When Jenna Tyrade of Chicago punk outfit Tyrades was apparently "discovered" by her three male bandmates on a "crazy, alcohol-driven search," those dudes got so lucky—her big-time screaming is the most riveting and charismatic of any non-defu...

  • 12 years ago

    February 14, Juarez, Mexico—"Ni Una Mas"—"not one more"—was the impassioned rallying cry this Valentine's Day as activist groups from the U.S. and Mexico converged on this gritty border city to protest the brutal killings of more th...

  • 12 years ago

    Twenty-four years after local lady-led no wave geniuses the Bush Tetras released their stripped-down, indisputable punk-funk proclamation "Too Many Creeps," Bat Eats Plastic take up the mantle with "Citibeat," a jangly, shaking ride through the no...

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