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Penland Letterpress: Session 3 Words & Pictures

What I saw on my morning walk to class:non-stop amounts of 100% real natural beauty. As I mentioned down below earlier on this Picture Engine thing, I had the great honor and privilege of teaching a class at Penland a … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Still don’t have time to draw, what with school and everything (which is all going fine)…but I do occasionally have time to work on my spring reading program, which is (apparently) to reread all the various dystopian novels of my … Continue reading

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This Week’s Favorite Book

Of all the artists’ books I’ve ever seen or held, this one (the top one) by Sara Owen has to be one of my all-time most favorite ones. I don’t know Sara at all, but she’s a graduate of the … Continue reading

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Imaginary Book Cover: Stanislaw Lem’s ‘The Cyberiad’

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Exene Cervenka: ‘Magical Meteorite Songwriting Device’

Wanted to mention this sort of quick, while I’m working on five or six other things: one of my top favorite art books of all time is Exene Cervenka‘s Magical Meteorite Songwriting Device. It’s totally chock full of a ton … Continue reading

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Books, 01.10

1. Pass the Butterworms, Tim Cahill 2. Selected Stories of Philip K. Dick 3. Ethics, Simon Blackburn 4. Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, Michael Pollan 5. Lavinia, Ursula K. Le Guin 6. Mr. Lunch Borrows a Canoe, J. Otto Seibold … Continue reading

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Tête-bêche

Cool bookbinding word: tête-bêche, head-to-tail, like certain brands of old pulp fiction, with two stories bound together back-to-back in a paperback, so that you get two lovely pulp covers instead of one, which is extra-nice…anyway, I was reminded of the … Continue reading

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Books, 12.09

1. The Bridge, Iain Banks 2. The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood 3. The Ideal Book, William Morris 4. Pat the Beastie, Henrik Drescher 5. Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell 6. Transition, Iain M. Banks 7. Rubber Soul, Sandra Mizumoto Posey

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Books, 08.09

1. The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester 2. Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution, Ji-Li Jiang 3. Howard Finster: The Early Years, Thelma Finster Bradshaw 4. Essays in Folk Art, Dr. A. Everette James 5. Every single word … Continue reading

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Books, 07.09

1. The Gifted Gabaldón Sisters, Lorraine López 2. Look to Windward, Iain M. Banks 3. The Best American Travel Writing 2007, Susan Orlean (ed.) 4. The Perfidious Parrot, Janwillem van de Wetering 5. On Writing Well, William Zinsser 6. The … Continue reading

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