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An Interview With Art Spiegelman

Bryan Young | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Bryan Young

If you're into comic books or art, Art Spiegelman is a name you should know. He's got a retrospective art show right now that's endlessly fascinating. For the occasion of the show, I was able to discuss many aspects of his work with him.

How Jewish Is It? Art Spiegelman at the Jewish Museum and Lost Childhood Opera in Bethesda

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Puffing vigorously on a cigarette substitute, Art Spiegelman addressed journalists at the Jewish Museum at a recent opening of an exhibition "Co-mix...

Interview With Critically Acclaimed Author, Alan Kaufman

Lisa Chau | Posted 03.25.2014 | Books
Lisa Chau

Alan Kaufman, the Bronx-born son of a French-Jewish Holocaust survivor, is author of the critically acclaimed memoirs Jew Boy and Drunken Angel. Kaufman's writings are subversive articulations of extreme outsiderness.

Who Needs Anne Frank?

Dana Sachs | Posted 05.08.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

My son's connection to World War II in 2010 was very different from mine in 1975 or my parents' in the 1950s. Jesse's Anne Frank is not my Anne Frank, and my Anne Frank is not my parents'.

The Walking Dead and Other Brainy (So to Speak) Graphic Novels I'm Gifting

Nick Kolakowski | Posted 02.03.2013 | Books
Nick Kolakowski

The following graphic novels all helped the medium gain that elusive respect, by offering narratives that qualify as fine literature, combined with artwork that's frame-worthy. And yes, some do feature superheroes in spandex.

WATCH: 'Why I'm Obsessed With Comic Books'

| Posted 01.03.2012 | Home

Good news for comic book fans: graphic novels are not only making a major mainstream comeback, they're also taking on exciting new forms. With the suc...

WATCH: 'Maus' Author On His Unconventional Masterpiece

Posted 11.26.2011 | Arts

In any retelling of an event as unspeakable as the Holocaust, much will be lost in translation. With Art Spiegelman's 'Maus,' the retelling is in the ...

Unfilmable Books

The Huffington Post | Gabe Habash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Books and movies have gone hand-in-hand since Hollywood's very beginnings. Some of its greatest triumphs--"The Godfather," "Gone With The Wind," "The ...

What's A Bigger Innovation Than eBooks?

Sammy Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Sammy Perlmutter

eReaders, don't approach the level of invention or edification that the wordless book does. Are eBooks changing the way we read stories, or are they merely changing the way we receive them?