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John Oak Dalton
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Days Mkt/Comm, Nights in b-movies, comics, zines, microcinema, DIY culture.
Days Mkt/Comm, Nights in b-movies, comics, zines, microcinema, DIY culture.

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Some Came to Keep the Dark Away
   This post first appeared in my e-newsletter I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP. I was extremely flattered to be invited back to the Farmland Community
Center to screen THE GIRL IN THE CRAWLSPACE in the very location where
we shot the "Outcast Swords" portion of the...
Some Came to Keep the Dark Away
Some Came to Keep the Dark Away
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#44: Bearskin by James A. McLaughlin
A man hiding from a drug cartel takes a job as a caretaker at a remote, mountainous wildlife preserve; but when bear poachers start creeping onto the land and challenging him and the balance of nature, he is gradually drawn back into a violent world in Jame...
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#43: Severance by Ling Ma
During a pandemic, a young woman at a publishing house is offered a bonus to keep the New York office open, and continues to do so even as people and infrastructure evaporate around her in Ling Ma's Severance . Severance is a literate post-apocalyptic story...
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#inktober 2018
For whatever reason I was able to get more #inktober drawings in than in previous years.  I'm not getting markedly better, but I enjoy cartooning.  Here are the top five, as voted on by your likes and comments on Instagram and Facebook.
#inktober 2018
#inktober 2018
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Some Velvet Morning
This blog post first appeared in I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP, an e-newsletter you can subscribe to from the sidebar. Last
time, I listed all the books that appeared in or around THE GIRL IN THE
CRAWLSPACE, and this time I thought I would provide a list of all t...
Some Velvet Morning
Some Velvet Morning
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A Shooting Star Has Crossed My Land
This blog post first appeared in I WAS BIGFOOT'S SHEMP, my e-newsletter you can subscribe to from the sidebar. I have enjoyed seeing people explore what books are shown in TV shows
and movies, from MAD MEN to ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK to LUKE CAGE.  I
tried...
A Shooting Star Has Crossed My Land
A Shooting Star Has Crossed My Land
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#42: Parade by Shuichi Yoshida
Four twentysomethings watch the world swirl around their Tokyo apartment in Shuichi Yoshida's Parade . First the roomies think something strange is going on in the next apartment, and then we learn women are getting attacked in the neighborhood.  These stor...
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#41: The Mad and the Bad by Jean-Patrick Manchette
A scheming man becomes the guardian of an orphaned nephew who just inherited a fortune; when he hires a nanny fresh from a mental institution, and then a hitman to take care of them both, things don't go quite as planned in Jean-Patrick Manchette's The Mad ...
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#40: Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
A struggling painte, and a young boy are the sole survivors of a plane crash, and soon find themselves in the center of a media firestorm in Noah Hawley's Before the Fall . The novel starts with the crash, but quickly spins back in time, over years and thro...
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#39: Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller
A floating Arctic city, overseen by AIs but really overrun with corruption and crime, feels its balance of power shift when a woman riding a killer whale and trailing a polar bear arrives at its docks in Sam J. Miller's Blackfish City . Ensuing events unfol...
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