The Gutter’s own Founding Editor, Jim Munroe talks about creating an alternate reality game based on Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 for the Toronto Public Library.
Peter Gutierrez interviews R.L. Stine. They talk about Goosebumps, reading, “John Landis’ son” and Stine’s influence on librarians: “We grew up on your books, and now we’re reading them to kids.”
This weekend’s the Toronto Comic Arts Fair plus the Pulp Show and Sale at Lillian H. Smith. Visit both and our friends from The Hand Eye Society at TCAF’s TIFF Nexus Comics vs. Games (trailer here). Hooray for the Toronto Public Library!
Joe Humphrey relates his own coming of age with Stephen King’s books and movies based on King’s stories at Paracinema.
Writers Joe Lansdale and Andrew Vachss have a conversation about their books Edge of Dark Water and That’s How I Roll, the power of books, the importance of libraries and librarians, publishing as a fixed fight and a helluva lot more. Part one and part two.
Right. So you’ve joined the RWA, and are enjoying the information and advocacy your membership entitles you to. But National’s a long way off, and RWA headquarters is in Texas, and you’re starting to get a little lonely. So what do you do? You join your local chapter. Where I live, that means the Toronto [...]
The librarians who run the blog Awful Library Books were recently on Jimmy Kimmel. Their blog has some disturbing material on it!
Miss the Toronto Comic Arts Festival this year? That’s okay, Vepo Studios made a video. And while you’re there, check out the profiles of artists like Evan Munday.
In the history of games that train you for the real world, have we ever seen one about… libraries?!
I worked in my local library all through junior high and high school. One of the lingering benefits was that for years I knew where all the brand new books were kept: after they were entered into the system, but before they were put on the shelf. It was like being an explorer. Not only [...]