Karen had four new prints this year and new fabrics on her owl and cat pillows. Unfortunately no new comics this year. She had a print of a new character, the Yeti, she’s working on for a comic. She plans to do a part two of Snowsville, which will focus on the bird character this time. This is good news for me because Snowsville last year made me into a huge Karen Knighton fan.
Season of Infidelity: BDSM Tales From the Classic Master
By Oniroku Dan
Translated by Chris Violet
Vertical Inc. 2010
Copy supplied by Publisher
Review by Linda Yau
Controversy and intrigue may surround the topic of eroticism and nudity. It is quite the lucrative business. There’s an audience, and for those who corner the niche in the SM market, infamy occurs. Sadomasochism is not for the fainthearted and it has carved a place in Japanese society. Continue reading “Book Review: Seasons of Infidelity”
Many more cosplay photos here and here. I bought a monopod this year and I’m so happy, wish I’d bought one years ago.
Well, I was planning to stick around all day on Sunday but I got the Comic Con heebie jeebies on Saturday morning and knew I had to leave early on Sunday. When the voices tell me to leave, I leave; when the voices start listing train times before noon, I’m on one of those trains. I enjoyed most of San Diego Comic Con this year, but, Lawdy, it’s good to be home.
I will be writing up my individual posts on the artists I spoke with this year, so stay tuned. I have about 2 hours of tape to transcribe, so please be patient.
God’s Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
by Cullen Murphy
Published by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Review copy supplied by publisher
Review by Ida Vega-Landow
The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, whose office is located at the Piazza del Sant’Affizio 11 in Rome, is the part of the church whose job is, “to promote and safeguard the doctrine on faith and morals throughout the Catholic world”. All the Vatican’s pronouncements on cloning and same-sex marriage originated here, along with its directives to Catholic parishes not to supply names of past or present congregants to the Mormon Church’s Genealogical Society of Utah, because of the Vatican’s “grave reservations” about the Mormon practice of posthumous baptism. The declaration Dominus Jesus, issued in 2000, reiterating that the Catholic Church is the only true church of Christ and the only assured means of salvation, is also a CDF document. Continue reading “Book review: God’s Jury: The Inquisition And The Making of The Modern World”