Karim focuses on two enterprises. The first is Madefire, a company creating interactive comics for the iPhone/iPad that differ markedly from earlier, laughable attempts at “motion comics.” The other is Ying Horowitz & Quinn, which is a supremely lawyery-sounding name for a group of former McSweeney’s employees producing striking digital literature....more
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It may have taken Jessica Pratt five years to get her debut album released after she recorded it, but judging by the well-deserved welcome mat critics are rolling out for her, it may have been worth the wait.
SF Weekly‘s Byard Duncan profiles the folk singer, who performs at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco tonight (Wednesday the 16th) at 8:00....more
“If this was a blog post I wouldn’t have read it; if this was a video I wouldn’t have watched the whole thing, but because this was a game I played it until the end.”
That’s one commenter’s response to dys4ia, an autobiographical Flash game about transitioning to a new gender by Anna Anthropy....more
SF Weekly got Jonathan Richman to agree to answer some questions—by way of snail mail.
Richman, who is gearing up for a show this Sunday at The Make-Out Room, shares his thoughts on the Internet, air-conditioning, and being called the “Grandfather of Punk.”
“I’m glad our old band could have influenced other musicians — given them a ‘way,’ so to speak.”...more
At SF Weekly, Anna Pulley doles out advice on social media self-promotion. She reveals how to gain exposure without feeling silly or guilty, reminding us that social media is a community, and it helps to treat it as one.
“People want to share things that have value, either to them personally or their careers or for some greater purpose, like a charity or cause....more