Posts Tagged ‘Bill Watterson’

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat with Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson is a good friend of mine, so of course I've been asking him to do this interview for a year. Only now that he has a new book coming out has he finally agreed. That, dear readers, is how the world works. And that's why he appears to be an overnight success, in [...]

Reviewed: Krazy & Ignatz in Tiger Tea by George Herriman

Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson thought that George Herriman’s work was peerless. “Krazy Kat is a completely unique strip,” Watterson told Honk magazine. “I think it’s the best comic strip ever drawn…I marvel at it because it’s beyond duplication. It’s like trying to paint a sunrise—you’re better off not even trying.” Watterson even paid [...]

Arts Roundup: Tweet-Sourcing the Grammy Awards Edition

Good morning! Last night: the Grammy Awards! I probably should've watched the show, seeing as last year's was the most enjoyable Grammy ceremony since, well, ever. Instead, I'll be Tweet-sourcing today's roundup, courtesy of @citypapermusic. A few highlights:

Lady Gaga AND Elton John? Be still, my beating heart. #grammys
And the winner of Song of the Year goes [...]