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Dan Johnson on ‘Perplexing Problem,’ Publishing Paradigms

The Perplexing Problem of the Porcelain Bandits-sm

Dan Johnson’s The Perplexing Problem of the Porcelain Bandits is a compelling mystery unmistakably set in San Francisco. As the business of publishing itself has proven rather “perplexing” lately, we sought Dan’s opinions not only on the creative process, but on the publishing process in the e-book age.

Alice and Meg Hunt Talk Comics, Collaboration, and More

Alice Hunt's Goodbye Chains, Meg Hunt's Alice in Wonderland

A curious thing happened when I was reading ‘Popgun Vol. 4.’ The story, ‘Hate League,’ written by Alice Hunt and drawn by Meg Hunt, was notable for its sense of whimsy and clear storytelling with a nice punchy payoff. But I couldn’t shake the feeling I’d seen one of the characters before.

Talking ‘Insane Coffee’ with Spro’s Jay Caragay

The menu at Spro Hampden for 'Friends and Family Night'. Photo courtesy Jay Caragay (http://onocoffee.blogspot.com/)

Spro Coffee has just opened in Baltimore’s Hampden neighborhood. The establishment will be serving coffee in an unmatched array of methods. It’s the vision of proprietor, Jay Caragay, who’s a bit of a serial entrepreneur, as well as as a nuanced thinker with interesting views about where coffee is headed.

Scott Belcastro on Painting, Passion, Wood Paneling

Like I Used to Be

Scott Belcastro’s paintings call to mind the beauty and starkness of nature, with a healthy dose of the fantastic thrown in for good measure. Currently based in Los Angeles, the artist’s works have been shown around the world. Belcastro took time out of his busy schedule to answer a few of our questions