Archive for March, 2001

Stripped, But Not Stripped Down

Posted March 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

We spend most of our time in the Comics section of Not News focused on comic books, whether they’re monthly magazines, collected edition, or original novel-length works. But if we go back to the definition of comics suggested by Scott McCloud (in a nutshell: words and pictures arranged in a sequence), there is one area […]

Paying the Bills

Posted March 1, 2001 By Dave Thomer

Last time my smiling mug appeared in this section, I promised a discussion of how exactly we could go about paying for an education system that would do the job right. I was all ready to write that story for December, but then we had that whole wacky election and Kev just wrote one hell […]

Sim-ply Irresistible

Posted March 1, 2001 By Pattie Gillett

Will Wright could probably teach the big tobacco companies a thing or two about marketing addictive products. In fact, I’m seriously considering reporting him to the ATF or the FCC or whoever the heck is handling that sort of thing these days. Well, as soon as save enough money for Walter to buy a hot […]

Do You Didgeridoo?

Posted March 1, 2001 By Kevin Ott

The diversity of musical forms offered by the native peoples of the world is nothing short of impressive: From the Toltecs of Central and South America, who lull us with their haunting flute melodies, to the pounding drums and rhythmic chants of the Amerindians, to the water drums played by the Baka people of Cameroon, […]