Roz Chast

18 Feb 19
I is Who I Is

Checked Out None! Bought The Witching Hour by Ann Rice (Audible) Read Little Women by Louisa May Alcott A Simple Heart by Gustave Flaubert Reading See the in depth discussion below! Currently: Due to a bout of stomach flu, I managed to finish Little Women and follow it up with a Little Black Classic this weekend.  Now that I […]

17 Feb 19
A Journey in New Media Studies

Box Logic Notes #1 Where I started this week… with a surprise. “Indeed, the term interface can be used to conceptualize engagements with all communications media–whether ‘old’ or ‘new.’” (Gane and Beer 55). “Old” or “New”? Which is better? This image “Shelved” got me started this week thinking about how we interface with information. I […]

13 Feb 19
File 770

The 2019 inductees to the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame include Hugo winner and past Worldcon guest of honor Vincent Di Fate. Artists are elected by a committee of former Society presidents and illustration historians, chosen for their body of work and the impact it has made on the field of illustration. Joining di […]

13 Feb 19
Found in Yonkers

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. New Yorker cartoonist and NYT bestselling author Roz Chast, native Brooklynite-turned-suburban commuter deemed the quintessential New Yorker, has always been intensely alive to the glorious spectacle that is Manhattan–the daily clash of sidewalk racers and […]

11 Feb 19
I is Who I Is

Checked Out Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant by Roz Chast Ariel: The Restored Edition by Sylvia Plath Fingerprints of the Gods by Graham Hancock Bought Early Riser by Jasper Fforde Circe by Madeline Miller Read None Reading: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Purity by Jonathan Franzen, Drawing Down the Moon by Margot Adler, Ariel by Sylvia Plath, Just Over the Mountain by Robyn Carr, A Calendar […]

05 Feb 19
♐ Sagittarius Figures ♐
04 Feb 19
I is Who I Is

Checked Out None! Bought Hidden Gifts by Christine Pope Bewitched in Bedlam by Yasmine Galenon Sacrifice Me, Season One by Sarra Cannen Magic in the Blood by Kat Parrish Elemental Arcane by Praidra Weldon Sweet Desire by Stacy Clafin Crescent Calling by Nicole R. Taylor Bloodsick by Melissa F. Olson Witch Ways by Kristy Tate Caged Wolf by SM Reine Shades of […]

01 Feb 19
Joyce's mystery and fiction book reviews with some non-fiction too!

From the publisher: This exuberant collection of cartoons is an enthusiastic love letter to books and bookstores. The cartoons celebrate and critique the literary world through the work of thirty-three of the masters of cartoon art, including Sam Gross, Roz Chast, Arnie Levin, Danny Shanahan, Peter Steiner, Mick Stevens, Nick Downes, Liza Donnelly, Bob Mankoff, […]

29 Jan 19
Jack Shalom

Roz Chast in The New Yorker

28 Jan 19
GENSHAI - Giving, Living, Mastering

[ad_1] I became smitten with the work of Gretchen Rubin ten years ago. Her first book Happier at Home really spoke to me at a time when my life was in a bit (a lot) of upheaval: I’d move across the country, having left graduate school in Texas to an apartment in northern Illinois and a new, […]

27 Jan 19
Digging RI

I was back in New York to visit friends and as always, I had an amazing time. The above photo is from an exhibit in Chelsea of work by New Yorker cartoonist, Roz Chast. My sister and I grew up reading her stuff. This was the first show I’ve been to where you could here […]

26 Jan 19
Lucky Otters Haven

Throughout history, people have sometimes gotten their best ideas from dreams.    For me, my dreams were never transferable to the real world, but I just woke up from one that could be. Back in my early 20s, I drew cartoon panels of a young woman who was a kind of depiction of myself.   I […]

22 Jan 19

Go On, Girl Fiction > Humor & Entertainment Author: Hilary Grossman FREE Executive, wife, and mother of an outgoing first-grader, Sydney Clayton crushes her day-to-day obligations at work but flounders in the cutthroat world of parental politics. She manages to avoid the local drama until she’s faced with an ultimatum: join the Forest River PTA […]