2011 Derby City Comic Con takes over convention center
Comic books aren’t just for kids or nerds anymore. In 2010, an estimated $418 million was spent on the sale of comic books and graphic novels in North America.
Featuring Kevin Gibson and Will Lavender
There’s a pair of readings coming up this week where proven local talents show off what’s new — and you might get a shiver or two.
Bob Mould’s autobiography — warts and all
See a Little Light: The Trail of Rage and Melody
By Bob Mould with Michael Azerrad. Little, Brown & Company; 403 pgs., $24.99.
‘The Book Show’ with Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina
Every time I hear Gretchen Holbrook Gerzina announce her name, I think of Bosnia-Herzegovina.
‘In Our Time’ with Melvyn Bragg
Watch out when Melvyn Bragg clears his throat. Unlike other veteran radio show hosts, Bragg won’t switch off the microphone in order to cough, cluck or otherwise clear his tonsils.
Patrick Wensink's "Black Hole Blues"
Black Hole Blues
By Patrick Wensink. Eraserhead Press; 196 pgs., $10.95.
New book details the history of Old Louisville’s Southern Exposition
Louisville’s Southern Exposition, 1883-1887: The City of Progress
By Bryan S. Bush. The History Press; 128 pgs., $19.99.
‘Wine for Normal People’ & ‘Craft Brew Cast’
You can tell just by looking at the icons of most beer podcasts that they contain the worst of all that’s wrong with programs not mediated by public airwaves.
Spalding alum’s short story collection inches toward Southern Gothic
By Cyn Kitchen. Motes Books; 128 pgs., $25.
BBC Radio 4’s ‘Saturday Review’
My brother and I were sitting in a pub, criticizing the menu but praising the beer list.