Saturday, May 04, 2019
Headlines & Heroes: Newspapers, Comics & More Fine Print Blog from the Library of Congress.
Friday, May 03, 2019
By Michael Cavna
Washington Post May 3 2019
Your Guide To Free Comic Book Day 2019: Best Bets For Every Reader
UglyDolls — yes, those goofy-looking misfit toys — are in a movie. And it's actually kind of charming. [in print as Movie inspired by plush toys delivers a beautiful message]
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Make some noise for 'Avengers: Endgame.' I insist on it.
May 08 2019
PRESS FORWARD AUCTION PARTY: CELEBRATING CARTOONISTS DRAWING AMERICA
Date and Time
Wed, May 8, 2019
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDTLocation
Long View Gallery
1234 9th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
CELEBRATING POLITICAL CARTOONISTS: DRAWING AMERICA
Reception • Fundraiser • Auction
Please Join Us, along with a mix of Politicians, Journalists & Celebrities to Support Our Mission to Create Safe & Civil Workplaces for Women and Men
Alisyn Camerota, Gretchen Carlson, Katie Couric, Colin Crowell, Liza Donnelly, John Donvan, Michele Dunn, Sarah Glover, Nicholas Kristof, Valerie LoCascio, Dianna May, Eleanor McManus, Elisa Munoz, Dianna Pierce-Burgess, Laura Register, Jill Sigal, Jake Tapper, Cary Weekes, Ari Wilkenfeld, Matt Wuerker
Media Partner: Twitter
A 'Big' disappointment [Big Nate letter]
Melanie Gross Greenfield
Washington Post April 27 2019, p. A13
A clown Cabinet would be better [Kal letter]
Richard L. Sheffield
Washington Post April 27 2019, p. A13
London: R. Faulder, New Bond Street; And J. Egerton, Whitehall, 1794. Quarto, xvi, 183 pages, VG; beautifully bound in an elaborate full morocco-gilt Kelliegram binding, featuring an eight-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the front board and a seven-color morocco inlaid cover portrait to the rear; rebacked with spine preserved; mild bumping to corners, slight rubbing to spine; marbled endpapers; all edges gilt; gilt Kelliegram signature stamped to the rear board's lower turn-in;
With 57 plates, some aquatint, one folding; The front inlay is Count Viviani, from plate 3, page 34, the rear inlay is from plate 1 page 25.;
Consignment; shelved case 3.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
William Hogarth (1697-1764) was an English painter, printmaker, pictorial satirist, social critic, and editorial cartoonist. His work ranged from realistic portraiture to comic strip-like series of pictures called "modern moral subjects", perhaps best known being his moral series A Harlot's Progress, A Rake's Progress and Marriage A-la-Mode. Knowledge of his work is so pervasive that satirical political illustrations in this style are often referred to as "Hogarthian". [wikipedia]
RVA Comics X-Change: Issue 18
Ash Griffith | April 30, 2019https://rvamag.com/art/zines-books/rva-comics-x-change-issue-18.html
Listed because cartoonist Jason Little is married to Ms. Goldberg, and I like her work.
Sunday, May 5 at 1 p.m.
Goldberg made an unforgettable literary debut with Bee Season. Goldberg has gone on to write two more novels as well as essays and work for children. In Feast Your Eyes: A Novel, she profiles the fictional Lillian Preston: "America's Worst Mother, America's Bravest Mother, America's Worst Photographer, or America's Greatest Photographer, depending on who was talking." Narrated by Lillian's daughter and framed as the notes from an exhibition catalogue, the book is a collection of memories, stories, interviews with Lillian's friends, and excerpts from her journals, all centering on the artist's notorious 1955 show, which included partially-nude photos of herself and her daughter.
Click here for more information.
Welp, folks, it's official: Lis Smith is the Sidney Falco of our era.
Who else would have the skills, connections, and moral turpitude to
pull together this ham-handed stunt involving Pete Buttigieg riding
the subway to a joint in Harlem to split a bottle of hot sauce with Al
It's been reported they discussed racial disparity n'shit, but let's
get serious; this was just a freakin' foto op. They could've been
re-enacting the fake orgasm scene from "When Harry Met Sally" for all
we know. I mean, c'mon, look at all the freakin' cameras in that
place, crowding the window.
The questions I'd like to ask here are: what brand is that hot sauce,
and why haven't they brought out the mayo yet? You know... that big
'ol jar of weak, tasteless, store-brand diet mayo...? Oh, waitaminnit...
Sidney Falco, played by Tony Curtis in "Sweet Smell Of Success" (1957)
"Pete Buttigieg meets Rev. Al Sharpton for Sylvia's lunch tradition —
but what did they discuss?"
The Grio, 04.29.19
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
'This Is a Book I Wish I Had Growing Up': Malaka Gharib on Living Between Cultures
- Tanya Paperny
- Pacific Standard Apr 30, 2019