Review of “The Upside Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Nuffaroo” by Gustav Verbeek

..And flipped upside down. Konkykru.com. (2018). Gustave Verbeek. [online] Available at http://konkykru.com/e.verbeek.all.html [Accessed 24 Jul. 2018]. Awards #26 on the 1001 Comics to Read Before You Die Comic Summary From Wikipedia, “Verbeek is most noted for The Upside Downs of Little Lady Lovekins and Old Man Muffaroo, a weekly 6-panel comic strip in which the first half of the…

But First, Fifty Teas.

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me. C.S Lewis Every year I set out to learn something new. I’ll be damned if I don’t have some personal growth every year of some sort. Besides, life is short or long depending on how you look…

Comic Book Herald’s Best Comics of All Time

I got this list from comicbookherald.com. I was out searching for the reading order of Batman and found this beauty of a list. I think I am finally ready to tackle the Batman books in all their nihilistic glory. I love finding things like this because it always introduces me to new things to read and…

10 Books I Want to Read This Year.. And Why

These books have been at the forefront of my brain shouting, “Read me. Read me.” ok ok, shut up already. Considering that some of them will be made into movies this year for good or bad. (Mostly bad. Don’t get me even started on movie adaptions of books. I am looking at you Eragon and…

Poke around the Shanghai Tunnels they said..

I want to tell you a little story about an experience I had when I first moved to portland. I went on a haunted ghost tour of downtown portland found here. I did this for a variety of reasons: It was cheap entertainment for the evening. Gave me an opportunity to walk around like a…

Portland Bucket List

I am never one to shy away from a bucket list or reading list of any sort or really.. anything numbered. I feel like I haven’t been doing much of anything lately and that is rough on me psychologically. I suffer from “I need to get things done or my life is being wasted syndrome.”…

Let’s Talk Graphic Novels

I know a whole lot about a few things, not that it has done me a whole lot of good being able to quote and/or extemporize on the glories of early american science fiction or why “Galapagos” by Kurt Vonnegut is so relevant today. I could teach a class on Science Fiction and Fantasy. This…

Expert? Me? Nahhh

“And watch out for Molly. See if she does anything unusual. There’s something I don’t trust about the way she exploded and then came back from the dead like that.” ― David Wong, John Dies at the End   Alright, alright I might be a very slight expert in “science fiction and fantasy” novels. But…

The Conch Catastrophe

I like children. No, no seriously, I swear I do. I spawned one myself we named “The Viking”. I feel like that when I have to qualify how much I like children, “The lady doth protest to much, methinks.” My problem with kids is that when they are from the ages of 12-17, they usually…

It’s a beautiful rainy morning..and it is time to try shit.

Since this is my first blog post, obligatory introductions are in order. My name is Elizabeth Tabler, you may call me Beth. I was brought forth into this world 35 years ago in the “not so big” town of Las Vegas, Nevada. I am married to a wonderful man named Mark, and I have a…