Persepolis

We watched Marjane Satrapi’s film version of Persepolis last night. Wow, what a fantastic film, one of the best adaptions I’ve ever seen. I’d actually put it above Sin City because it was not only a faithful adaption but the style of adaptation carried a lot of the story. My favorite bit was the flashback […]

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XMas Haul

XMas Haul Originally uploaded by evilgenius. I never did post about the stuff I received for XMas. I got some shirts and socks and other practical things, which proved to me that I am now old. Getting socks for XMas and being happy about it is a dead giveaway. My wife also gave me that […]

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EGC Clambake for October 21, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for October 21, 2005. I play a clip from the Barack Obama podcast; I play a song by the Siderunners; the Marjane Satrapi video interview is up; I used Virtual Dub and Deshaker to clean up the video; I lay out my […]

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Marjane Satrapi at Coastal Carolina University

Marjane Satrapi at Coastal Carolina University The newest videoblog is up. This one is more serious, the closest to journalism I’ve done yet in video. It is a short, about 6 minute interview I did with artist and writer Marjane Satrapi while she was in town to speak at the college. Also on:

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EGC Clambake for October 14, 2005

Here is the Bittorrent link and direct MP3 download for the EGC clambake for October 14, 2005. I talk about being mentioned on Rocketboom; I discuss the “talk radio voice” and why that just turns me off nowadays; I play a prerelease song by Michelle Malone; I talk about feeling emotional and expressing love and […]

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Satrapi in Conway

The author of Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi will be in Conway today. I have to say that living in this little college town appeals to me, but when they require all entering freshman to read a graphic novel as part of the entrance ceremonies, that knocks my socks off. I’d like to think Will Eisner is […]

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