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Film 

IN PROGRESS: A FILM ABOUT WHEN COMEDY ISN’T ENOUGH

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With the success of “Louie” and the tragic passing of Robin Williams, the reality of comedy as a deeply personal—and draining—art form is in the public discourse. Continue reading

Music 

FANS CONNECT WITH MUSICIANS IN NEW “CAREERFUNDING” PLATFORM

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“One of our catch phrases is ‘Be more than a fan’ because when you sponsor an artist, you’re not just a consumer anymore.” Continue reading

News 

NO MAKEUP SERIES PHOTO BOOK

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A lot of women consider putting on makeup to be a critical slice of their routine. This Boston-based photographer wants to help change that. Continue reading

Comics 

2013 YEAR IN REVIEW: TOP 10 EARTH PRIME TIME INTERVIEWS

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2013 was a great year for comics, conventions, community and Kickstarter commerce. Earth Prime Time turns two years old, so here’s the top ten interview list for the year. Wednesday habits like visiting your local comic store may do well to add a break to your week, so thanks for visiting me here every Wednesday! Continue reading

Comics 

EARTH PRIME TIME: DEAR MR. WATTERSON WITH DIRECTOR JOEL ALLEN SCHROEDER

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Bill Watterson’s Calvin and Hobbes strip is 28 years old this week, and the impact and influence of Watterson’s cartoon about a boy and his stuffed tiger continue to touch the hearts and spark the imaginative bone in kids of all ages. No comic strip since then has not been touched or inspired by Calvin and Hobbes in some way. Fans of the strip span the globe, and one director Kickstarted a documentary about the impact of Calvin and Hobbes on these fans. Joel Allen Schroeder joins Earth Prime Time today to discuss Dear Mr. Watterson: An Exploration of Calvin and Hobbes.
The movie is touring the country and is available on demand starting November 15.

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