"Krystal K. Keithly -- what a character! I met her in a bar in Seattle's Wallingford district." -- From Real Stuff #4 (Fantagraphics, November 1991).
Read the other Real Stuff stories and listen to Mark's interview with Dennis Eichhorn here.
I'm sad to share the news that Dennis Eichhorn, creator of the autobiographical comic book series, Real Stuff, died on October 8, 2015. Dennis wrote for the bOING bOING zine, and we've run many excerpts from Real Stuff, which were originally published by Fantagraphics in the early 1990s. READ THE REST
"Like many other jocks in Moscow, Idaho, I did my drinking at Mort's Club." A true story from the 1970s. Originally published in Real Stuff #8, August 1992. Illustrated by Tony Fitzgerald READ THE REST
Pinch me! I must be dreaming. Illustrated by Michael Arnold READ THE REST
To be clear, cigarettes are not illegal. But if you're a smoker in America, it can probably often almost feel that way. Anyone carrying a lighter or the visible bulge of a cigarette pack tucked in a shirt pocket is all but guaranteed to get some side-eye in 2020. But hey, we've all got our… READ THE REST
The median average salary for an American project manager is currently over $115,000 a year. As you'd expect from an employee earning a paycheck that size, companies don't hand those titles out to just anyone. To assume a proper project management position with a respected company, that person has to have an assortment of certifications,… READ THE REST
Qi wireless charging has only been around for about a decade. While it only took a few years for Android phone manufacturers like Nokia and LG to jump on the wireless charging bandwagon, it was as recently as 2017 when Apple finally joined the party with the iPhone. Taking that short history into account, it's… READ THE REST