• A major poll of Latino voters asked people who didn't vote why they stayed away from the polls: 25 percent said a lack of time in their day, 24 percent cited a lack of knowledge about their polling place, 19 percent said frustration with “bad candidates," and 14 percent lacked a photo ID required to vote. [Colorlines]
Short Run organizers Janice Headley, Eroyn Franklin, Kelly Froh and their bounty of books. Photo: Alex Stonehill.
On Saturday, November 15th, Short Run Comix & Arts Festival will hold its fourth annual showcase for indie comix, small press, and emerging artists. Seattle’s Washington Hall will be filled to its rafters with almost 200 cartoonists, publishers, zinesters, authors, animators, and more. Bitch asked us to put together a list of our favorite small press artists from the festival.
My heart feels as empty as this Senate chamber. (photo from the Library of Congress)
I was up late last night. Like, so late that some people were waking up by the time I went to sleep. My otherwise comfortable bed offered no solace as I tossed and turned thinking about midterm election results.