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  • Ten Years Ago in City Paper: May 17, 2000

    The two-pack of features is Dan Kennedy, on alt-press infighting over flawed journalism that wins awards, and Eileen Murphy, on writer Sophie Kerr and the Washington College literary prize that bears her name. In the news, the Nose pokes around a...
  • SPX Delivers A Weekend of Comix Bliss

    If there's one thing you can say about last weekend's Small Press Expo, it's that it more than lived up to its rep as one of the premier indie-comics shows in the United States. Celebrating its 15th year, the Bethesda-based annual celebration of comics...
  • Print's not dead

    Open Space's fourth annual Publications and Multiples Fair at the D Center (16 W. North Ave.) features an astounding variety of printed matter—and makes a strong case for the importance of actual physical objects in the digital age. On a visit...
  • World Book Night Pre-Party at Atomic Books

    April 23 is Shakespeare's birthday and, in a twist like that of Jefferson and Adams both dying on July 4, the day that the Bard and Miguel de Cervantes both died. Partly for these reasons it is also World Book Night, a celebration of the pleasures of...
  • Remembering Children's Books of Yesteryear during National Library Week

    [caption id="attachment_21247" align="alignleft" width="300"] The Pratt Library as seen on a vintage postcard from around 1933.[/caption] Feeling rebellious over our dizzying speed-mad era of e-books, e-readers, digital and virtual realities, I want to...
  • Stephanie Barber's new film addresses the quiet risks involved in artistic practice

    Stephanie Barber is a filmmaker, a poet, a teacher, and a musician, but she simply considers herself an artist. Last year, her band Bobby Donnie was named CP's "Best New Band" and she published a book, Night Moves (Publishing Genius Press), which...
  • Box Brown takes pro wrestling very seriously

    Andre the Giant: Life and Legend Box Brown Philadelphia-based cartoonist and professional-wrestling superfan Box Brown, who released Andre the Giant: Life and Legend last week, can easily recall his earliest memory of Andre the Giant. Given his graphic...
  • Lydia Davis is master of white space

    Can't and Won't Lydia Davis Farrar, Straus, and Giroux The latest collection of short stories by Lydia Davis creates full-scale worlds in a single sentence. The End. It would be appropriate-or at least tempting- to review her new collection, Can't and...
  • Two Great Tastes

    | Image by Brian Ralph/newbodega.blogspot.com Yeah, this is a music blog, but nothing goes better with the rock 'n' roll than comic books, except maybe beer. OK, beer wins, but you can't drink beer through your internet connection. At least not yet....
  • The Making the Right Moves Entertainment Conference Makes a Few Wrong Moves

    Lesko | Image by City Paper Digi-Cam Last year, I attended the first Making the Right Moves Entertainment Conference, where I was invited to serve as a panelist. And though its execution was sometimes flawed, it felt like its organizer, Milestone Media,...
  • Chris Toll Memorial Writing Prize

    Baltimore's Publishing Genius press just announced the creation of a poetry award in honor of  poet Chris Toll, who died in September of last year. The Chris Toll Memorial Writing Prize is intended to honor "one poet each year whose work indicates the...
  • Book Review: The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

    Long before tragic starlets became ubiquitous figures in American pop culture, there was Louise Brooks. Those who were alive when the world was still in black and white regard her as one of the most captivating leading ladies of silent film. Younger...