Showing posts with label Tintin. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tintin. Show all posts

Monday, October 04, 2010

Oct 27: Politics and Prose book group discusses Tintin

The Politics and Prose book group will meet October 27th at 7:30pm, reading Tintin in Tibet.

Following that, the titles planned are:

Black Hole by Charles Burns

City of Glass by Auster and Karasik

Market Day by James Sturm

From Hell by Moore and Campbell

The Fixer by Joe Sacco

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Tintin Banned in Brooklyn

See "An Intrepid Cartoon Reporter, Bound for the Big Screen but Shut in a Library Vault," By Alison Leigh Cowan
New York Times (August 20, 2009): A21. The story appeared on their blog yesterday as "A Library's Approach to Books That Offend, New York Times City Room blog August 19, 2009,

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Kal designs new board game

The subject line "Kal designs new board game" sucked me right into the email:

If your financial indicators are looking down, there is one way to pick your spirits up. Play "Credit Crunch", the new board game launched in this week's Christmas double edition of The Economist. The game (designed and created by Kal ) is also available to all online. Go to

to download the board, currency, playing cards, rules, and player icons.

Let me know if you play the game and how it works out. We can tweak the rules with feedback from readers.

Oh, man, I just love this stuff. I'll be assembling one of these babies. There's a hard copy in the December 20th issue, as well as a Tintin article.