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Review Anything August: Courtney McDermott – ‘Filling Up the Moon’ (Non-fiction)
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Review Anything August: Margarita Gokun Silver – ‘Lenin Was Half-Jewish, and So Can You’
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Review Anything August: Scott and David Goudsward – ‘Horror Guide to Massachusetts’
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Review Anything August: Liz Arcury – ‘Rocks at the Bottom’
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Review Anything August: Rob McQueen – ‘The Twelve Cataclysms’
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The Boston Hassle’s First New England Zine Fest Showcases Local Indie Pubs
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The Boston Hassle hosted their first New England Zine Fest at the Cambridge YMCA on Saturday. The YMCA’s theatre played host to over two dozen different artists, screenprinters, and zine makers. The fest also ran a variety of workshops, skill shares, and demonstrations such as Make Your Zine table with Dana Maple and a comic skill share with Brian Connolly who creates Nothing Mattress. More
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Pierogi, Portraits, Funk Parties and More Weekend Events
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While you’re worrying about what to do this weekend, remember that a wise man once said "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." That wise man? Actually, it was a guy I went to high school with who came up with it for his yearbook quote. Good stuff. Anyways, here’s hoping some cool life stuff happens all over you while you’re reading about this weekend’s events.
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Behind the Hobby: A Chat with Paul Bryant of JP Comics and Games
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Running a comic book store is not the same as being the manager of your local CVS. It involves knowing which characters your customers love to read each week and how many boxes of the new Magic: The Gathering set to buy for your store. It also means creating an inviting atmosphere, which is easier said than done in a city like Boston. More
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A Beginner’s Guide to Finding Your Nerdy Niche in Time for Boston Comic Con 2014
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Captain America has a great butt, but we're still all pretty bummed that Laverne Cox isn't playing Wonder Woman, and Loki is a bad guy despite his sympathetic qualities (plus he definitely stars in a lot of pretty wild fanfiction that my editor won’t let me link to). Until recently, that was the bulk of what I knew about comics. My scope was quite obviously limited to whatever fandoms managed to spill across my Tumblr dashboard. More