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  • Schneider vs Bax

Film Club: Schneider vs. Bax (Netherlands)

February 20, 2017|0 Comments

What is it about witty sociopaths that we find so irresistible in crime thrillers? If you enjoyed Pulp Fiction and Fargo, you’ll find Schneider vs [...]

Falling in Love with Oregon

February 14, 2017|0 Comments

Oregon turns 158 years old this Valentine's Day. Celebrate Oregon's statehood by delving into a book that captures it's unique history and sense of [...]

  • Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White

George Herriman (and Krazy Kat): A Life in Black and White

February 7, 2017|0 Comments

One of the most underappreciated comic strips of the early 20th Century, Krazy Kat (1913-1944) and its ineffable charms are celebrated in Krazy: George Herriman, A Life in Black and White. This new biography of cartoonist Herriman by Michael Tisserand explores questions of identity (particularly racial) as seen through the prism of Herriman's cartoon masterpiece and through Herriman's own life.

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