As usual, Ware nails it.
The New Yorker's cover editor Françoise Mouly interviewed cartoonist Chris Ware about his cover for the Sep 21 issue. You've titled this "Last Days," and at some point you considered a slight variation, "Last Days. . . ." What did you want to evoke with the title? I mean, first of all, it's September, and the weirdest summer… READ THE REST
Chris Ware is inarguably one of the greatest cartoonists of the last 50 years. In this short film produced by Ian Forster and Nick Ravich, Ware talks about the challenge of writing stories from the viewpoint of an African-American school teacher named Joanne Cole. From his home and studio in Oak Park, Illinois, artist Chris… READ THE REST
See sample pages from this book at Wink. Building Stories by Chris Ware Pantheon 2012, 260 pages, 11.7 x 16.6 x 1.9 inches (hardcover, softcovers, boxed) $31 Buy a copy on Amazon Chris Ware is renowned as the kind of comic artist who makes you expect more from the genre. For nearly three decades, his… READ THE REST
Add another piece of bad news to COVID's destructive fallout: it might be further wrecking your eyesight. With so many of us working from home, the time many now spent in front of a screen is on a drastic rise, now reaching up to 13 hours a day or more. All those device screens just… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scratches both of those distinct itches. These Star Trek edition KeySmart Pro Key Organizers with… READ THE REST
With so many different protocols, competing frameworks, and differences of opinion floating around, it's often tough for the text industry to come together and agree on virtually anything. However, time and circumstance can occasionally come together to codify a certain app, tool, or technique as the one true way to get things done. When it… READ THE REST