Espresso-sized book reviews for readers on the go. Karl Marx wrote in his 1852 book, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Napoleon, “Hegel remarks somewhere that all facts and personages of great importance in world history occur, as it were, twice. He forgot to add: the first time as a tragedy, the second time as farce.” This occurs in Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two, written by Douglas Wolk and illustrated by Ulises Farinas. The notorious Judge Dredd gets relocated to Mega-City Two in a judicial exchange program. Although one would not think so with this grimdark postapocalyptic setting, but hilarity ensues. Mega-City … Continue reading Reviews in Brief: Judge Dredd: Mega-City Two: Written by Douglas Wolk, Illustrated by Ulises Farinas
“King Shit” is about two men’s journey during a particularly eventful bar crawl, but it also says a lot about class and culture in America. It is a finely wrought gobbet of sputum lobbed at the American middle class proprieties. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: King Shit, by Brian Alan Ellis
This week I review Joseph Trigoboff’s memoir, Rumble in Brooklyn. Continue reading CCLaP Fridays: Rumble in Brooklyn, by Joseph Trigoboff
The On Being Human Guerrilla Literary Salon is happening right now! You should totally go to it and get your hands on a limited edition handmade hardcover edition of the book. Continue reading The On Being Human Guerrilla Literary Salon
See you at the con! Continue reading Countdown to CONvergence: Conward ho!