Today in "Traditionalists Hating Technology," local literary darling Jonathan Franzen, author of the popular novels Freedom and The Corrections, has come out in opposition of e-books. Speaking at the Hay Festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Franzen told reporters that he believes the impermanence of the ... More >>
They have overdosed on coffee, written on layovers in Canada, traveled from the Netherlands, put pen to pad on a packed tram headed to Roosevelt Island, and made time for writing even after dealing with a parent's heart attack.
They're New York City's NaNoWriMo participants, and no, they didn't do ... More >>
Grant Morrison in the video for My Chemical Romance's "Sing"
Grant Morrison is a U.K. comic book writer known for known for highly singular--or insane, if you prefer, in a good way--takes on established mainstream properties like X-Men and Doom Patrol as well as his own, peyotesque original series ... More >>
The original memoirist, St. Augustine. Sometimes, the most boring people are the most effusive. The person who traps you on the other side of their monologue at a party; the person shouting into their cellphone on the bus. The constant tweeter. The teenager with 5,000 Facebook photos of her a ... More >>
Comic book trading website ComicConnect.com posted a rare first edition Superman comic book on their site this week, and within one minute the special copy sold for $1 million. Someone really wanted that damn comic book.
Vincent Zurzolo and Stephen Fishler, co-founders of the website, always ... More >>