Bernie Wrightson, co-creator of Swamp Thing, elevated the art of horror in comics – The Washington Post

RIP, Bernie.. always thought you were under appreciated.. I worked on the Wes Craven film version of “Swamp Thing” in the 1980s, in and around Charleston, SC.. it was a great film project for me, meeting Wes and John Carpenter (who visited then-wife Adrienne Barbeau on set).. I was just a production assistant, listed on IMDB.. RIP, Bernie.. your character creation was grand indeed…


(Signet) cover

(Signet)

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(Dark Horse Books)

Bernie Wrightson, who co-created the Swamp Thing, was one of his generation’s greatest masters of horror illustration and comics.

Source: Bernie Wrightson, co-creator of Swamp Thing, elevated the art of horror in comics – The Washington Post

Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Photo by Alex Kormann / The Daily Tar Heel

Rewind back to that moment: How, in the midst of a funnel of navy blue shirts and with an entire orchestra of boos serenading the North Carolina men’s basketball team, the most unlikely of players found himself with the ball.

#CoolHandLuke

Source: Unlikely hero Luke Maye sends UNC men’s basketball to Final Four with buzzer beater :: The Daily Tar Heel

How technology has transformed how we connect-and reject-in the digital age |

“Roughly 40 million Americans are looking for love on the Internet. In relative terms, that’s equivalent to the entire population of Poland, scrolling through the human market, perusing row upon row of humans, and swiping left or right.”

Source: How technology has transformed how we connect-and reject-in the digital age |

The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways : The Salt : NPR

Foxfire started as a class project at a Georgia high school in the ’60s, but soon became a magazine, then a book, and even a way of teaching about the region’s simple, self-sustaining way of life.

Source: The Foxfire Book Series That Preserved Appalachian Foodways : The Salt : NPR

The CEO of Fantasy Land

Well-done article, looking at the “FantasyLand” of 1600 PA Avenue in DC.. #Resistance

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There is a scene in the movie The American President where a lobbyist, played by Annette Bening, tells the chief of staff that if the president believes ludicrous claims about the fossil fuel industry, “then your boss is the chief executive of fantasy land.”

More than a week after President Trump issued a series of Saturday morning tweets accusing his predecessor of wiretapping, the White House press secretary now asks with a chuckle that we move on and let the following statements, exclamation points and all, slide:

—How low has President Obama gone to tapp [sic] my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!

— Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my “wires tapped” in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!

We can argue these are merely tweets. The president blowing off steam. But that’s not the…

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