"Any of the auteurism Lemire displayed as a cartoonist in Essex County and Sweet Tooth, both of which built the reputation he now enjoys, has vanished or, perhaps, was never there in the first place."
I thoroughly enjoyed Essex County but I think I owe more of that to Ontario than Jeff Lemire. Nothing else that I've tried has ever clicked.
#vim tip: you can open the URL under your cursor with `gx`
And lastly Russian Life has published a couple short stories in the anthology , "Red Star Tales" http://store.russianlife.com/red-star-tales/
Melville House Press has released "Dead Mountaineer's Inn" and "Definitely Maybe" as part of their classics series https://www.mhpbooks.com/?s=strugatsky
I have found some modern translations of Boris and Arkady Strugatsky:
Chicago Review Press seems to be the most dedicated to the cause https://www.chicagoreviewpress.com/strugatsky--arkady-contributor-234678.php
In the last decade I don't think any musical project has resonated with me as much as the many aliases of DJ Healer/Traumprinz/Prime Minister of Doom/Prince of Denmark
It's like techno/house's answer to Burial; pure pathos.
The last boss in #Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga remake is such a jarring spike in difficulty that I bumped down to easy mode just to get it over with.
I could grind, I could get gud, but why?
#DawsonsCreek is criminally underrated. It was an easy punching bag because teenage girls watched it
It's Last Picture Show: The Series
being black is frustrating. navigating a world where im mostly invisible is frustrating. being told what i can and can't say bc of the color of my skin is frustrating.
stepping cautiously around pools of white tears is frustrating. gritting my teeth when people treat me like shit is frustrating.
doing all this in addition to dealing with everything else on my plate? frustrating.
so. navigating this frustration while remaining "civil" isnt really my priority, tbh.
I'd just watch on the #CBC if the ads weren't twice as loud given the fact that I only watch TV when the baby's sleeping 🙄
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