Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Bad News in DC #1

Read "City Paper's parent files for bankruptcy," By Bill Myers, Examiner Staff Writer 9/30/08. This would be Creative Loafing, the Florida chain that took over the City Paper last year and immediately slashed budgets, forcing the laying off of freelance cartoonists Rob Ullman and Shawn Belschwender. All of the strips in the paper were also dropped including Derf's The City, Cannon's Red Meat and Lynda Barry's Marilys.


richardcthompson said...


Ibid said...

From what I've seen of them in the last year it's not surprising. They couldn't even successfully pull off movie listings, let alone anything worth attending.