Kate Beaton is Live-Cartooning Her Family Christmas

And it's delightfully awkward and over-sharey. In what I hope is a social media "first," but probably isn't, Hark a Vagrant's Kate Beaton is tweeting cartoons she's made of various (in some cases definitely private) family conversations and interactions while home for Christmas. Literally from the moment she walked in the door: To slightly right … Continue reading Kate Beaton is Live-Cartooning Her Family Christmas

50 Shades of Grey Mysteriously Disappears from fanfiction.net (Only Not Really)

More news on the only book in the world has come out this week with the LA Times' Carolyn Kellogg misreporting the disappearance of 50 Shades of Grey from fanfiction.net. Kellogg writes: People who know about "50 Shades of Grey" have probably heard that author E.L. James began the story as post-"Twilight" fan fiction. But … Continue reading 50 Shades of Grey Mysteriously Disappears from fanfiction.net (Only Not Really)

Dispatches from the Poop Shelf: Moronic Reviews of Timeless Classics

The spectacular and talented Kate Beaton is responsible for the cartoon above, to which she added the following description on her Tumblr account: I love reading bad reviews of classic books on Amazon and Goodreads. That was all I needed to hurtle myself down this rabbit hole of ridiculousness, so today I bring you three … Continue reading Dispatches from the Poop Shelf: Moronic Reviews of Timeless Classics