So I recently started reviewing books for The A.V. Club. The first two I did I actually liked quite a bit. Finally, I got one I did not enjoy so much. But it was something of a tempered dislike, on account of Lisa Jakub — whose memoir “You Look Like That Girl” was reviewed — seeming like a nice enough person. She is the child actor who never fell victim to all the cliche craziness of being a child actor, but that also makes her tale kind of boring. You can read the full review by clicking here.
I reviewed Nick Offerman’s latest book, “Gumption,” the review of which posted on Memorial Day at The A.V. Club. I liked his take on the modern stuff more than the formative figures of the United States, and it gets a little preachy at times for my tastes, but all in all, I like what he’s trying to do with it. You can read it by clicking here.
I recently started doing some book reviews for The A.V. Club. One of the early ones is this review of “Black Sabbath: Symptom of the Universe,” a new biography on Black Sabbath, obviously, written by Mick wall. You can check it out by clicking here.
Title: The Art of Amanda Conner Edition: Hardcover // Published by: IDW // Forward by: Jimmy Palmiotti // Edited and Designed by: Joe Pruett Review by: Archie Easter There aren’t many artists out there who can make viewers crack a smile one minute and create stunning visual art the next, but Amanda Conner is one such person. From her gorgeous female characters and runs on books like Vampirella and Power Girl to the hooker-turned-superhero The Pro — and all manner of quirky and fun creations in between — if there’s one thing her work has shown, it is that she Continue reading More than just an art book [Guest Book Review]