Posts Tagged: Lynda Barry
You may have missed Matt Groening and Lynda Barry in Sydney this past weekend, but never fear: over at the Guardian, you can still read about their lifelong friendship, which persists despite diverging paths. Groening is best known for The Simpsons, Barry for Ernie Pook’s Comeek; it all began at Evergreen College, where Matt Groening edited the school newspaper....more
There is a quality that certain historic figures are said to share, a nearly indescribable feeling—not that these figures embody, but that they bring out in whoever they meet. The quality has been called intense charm, and magnetism, but these are both insufficient....more
Veteran cartoonist Lynda Barry is highlighted in this New York Times piece, which explores her current roles, specifically that of a “creativity guru,” teaching creative writing classes for nonwriters.
“Narrative, Barry believes, is so hard-wired into human beings that creativity can come as naturally to adults as it does to children....more