An excerpt from Jillian and Mariko Tamaki's brilliant graphic novel.
Yesterday, I posted a review of Jillian and Mariko Tamaki's wonderful new young adult graphic novel This One Summer. Today, I'm proud to present an exclusive excerpt from the book, courtesy of the good people at First Second Books. This excerpt really gives a feeling for the rhythm and tone of the story, and showcases Jillian Tamaki's wonderful art. — Cory Doctorow
We here at Boing Boing have long been fans of the Codex Seraphinianus, a mysterious surrealist cypher manuscript that first appeared in print in the early 1980s. We first covered it in The Happy Mutant Handbook and have been marveling at it ever since. The book is a faux cypher manuscript modeled after works like… READ THE REST
If you lived in New York sometime between the 1940s and 60s, you may have walked past the legendary Moondog, also known as "The Viking of 6th Avenue. In this video, you can learn about the life of Moondog, born Louis Thomas Hardin (May 26, 1916 – September 8, 1999). Moondog was an American musician,… READ THE REST
It's been more than a decade since the original 8-Bit Trip, but Rymdreglage hasn't been sleeping. Hello, finally, we are done with this video, we have been working on it for around 9 years (not full time). We hope you enjoy it. READ THE REST
Tossing back a few with friends is tough enough as you get older. But if you're trying to lead a health-conscious lifestyle while still enjoying an alcoholic beverage or two…well, that can be a narrow tightrope to walk. The reality is that as you age, less & less alcohol makes you feel worse & worse… READ THE REST
Airlines. Cable companies. Pharmaceutical firms. Banks. Those industries show up every year on lists of America's most hated companies. It's seldom for the products they actually produce. It's usually for the poor customer service, ridiculous fees, and a general sense of all-around indifference to their customer's needs that land these firms squarely in the public's… READ THE REST
A lot has changed since you started your career behind the keyboard, and if you can't keep up with the times, the generation in front of you will swoop in and eat you alive. Sure, you could retire early (we all know your savings will last you comfortably until at least next Tuesday), but there's… READ THE REST