Are you frustrated because, nothing is going as planned? Do you feel like this month has been blanketed as a haze of confusion? Do you find yourself lost and taking the wrong path, when you know the way? Well, prepare for more mayhem because Mercury is in Retrograde. This means that the planet Mercury appears to be going backwards in its orbit from our point of view on Earth. While it isn’t actually going backwards, it looks appears this way for about three weeks. It happens four times a year. We are currently in one of these movements, as Mercury started going retrograde November 6th and won’t go direct (forward), until November 26, 2012.
This Saturday is the fourth annual Brooklyn Comics and Graphics Festival. The event is free to the public, and promotes alternative comics artists and publications. It’s a great opportunity to learn more about comics, and pick up some radical zines and prints, directly from the artists or publishers themselves. I have been to the Fest twice and both times were filled really amazing experiences. Continue reading
I’m looking forward to the next four years! Here is a picture of me when I spontaneously dressed up as Captain America a few days ago on Halloween night.
A hurricane named Sandy came out of nowhere and really chewed up things on the East Coast. It is really devastating. Lower Manhattan is without power and flooded, parts of Queens burnt down to the ground, and the Jersey Shore permanently altered. Bust Magazine is, the place intern at is in the part of New York that doesn’t have power and is damaged. I’m not sure when the office will reopen. Now is a good time to get a subscription. I have been reading Bust for over ten years. It is a very satisfying magazine.
A photo I took of the New York City skyline after Sandy. Usually you can see many more buildings on the left side of the Empire State Building.