Video games and comic books were invented decades apart, but they seem like they were made for each other. There … Continue reading Brain Food
By now you’ve probably heard a Christmas song or two playing overhead on a grocery store trip. The typical bland … Continue reading Kringle jingles
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? Not many these days. Save the brief blip that was … Continue reading Pulp Infliction
Not many people can say that they’ve influenced an entire section of the internet. Local cartoonist Allie Brosh is known … Continue reading All the things, considered
For years, Portland’s Top Shelf Productions has continued to publish unique autobiographical comics. Earlier this year, the Vanguard reviewed Jeffery … Continue reading Thin Blue Lines
It’s about that time. The days are getting shorter. The sky is getting darker. The weather is getting colder. Just … Continue reading The evil of the chiller
Star Wars might have the biggest expanded universe of any franchise. With so many books and video games, it’s tough … Continue reading A new hope for Star Wars
When it comes to comic books, it doesn’t get more Portland than Stumptown. Set in Portland, published by Portland’s Oni … Continue reading The Bridge City beat
Will Eisner isn’t a household name, but when it comes to comics, he should be at least as ubiquitous as … Continue reading Classic classism
Still one of the most popular mysteries in recent memory, the infamous (and unidentified) D.B. Cooper, who hijacked a Boeing 727 and subsequently disappeared, has fueled conspiracy theories for decades.
From beginning writing classes to novelist question-and-answer sessions, one of the most common pieces of advice given to writers is to “write what you know.” It explains why so many authors choose to write about themselves. What does one know better than oneself?