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  • FOR SUCCESSFUL POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, LOOK TO CARTOONISTS

    FOR SUCCESSFUL POWERPOINT PRESENTATIONS, LOOK TO CARTOONISTS

    Powerpoint (or Keynote) slide software solves the problem of presenting an audience with a narrative that demands both verbal and visual elements. A slide presentation succeeds when the visual display works with the verbal communication of the speaker to create a narrative in the audience’s mind. The juxtaposition of pictures and words conjure connections and […]


  • WEEKEND SKETCHBOOK

    WEEKEND SKETCHBOOK

    Sketchbook pages and quotes on comics from Alison Bechdel and John Porcellino.


  • BOOK REVIEW: FUN HOME

    BOOK REVIEW: FUN HOME

    My book review of Alison Bechdel’s FUN HOME ran this month in Cleveland Magazine as part of Cuyahoga County Public Library’s “Choice Books” advertising series. We don’t have a working scanner at the library anymore, so I had to settle for a photocopy: FUN HOME is a really hard book to do justice in 200 […]


  • ALISON BECHDEL IN CLEVELAND

    ALISON BECHDEL IN CLEVELAND

    Sketches of an Alison Bechdel reading in Cleveland, including an explanation of the process she used to create her graphic novel, FUN HOME.


  • SOME THOUGHTS ON FUN HOME

    SOME THOUGHTS ON FUN HOME

    The use of voiceover, image/dialogue, recursive narration, archival elements, and style in Alison Bechdel’s comics memoir, FUN HOME.



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