ONCE AN ALIENATED, overly creative teenage misfit, Lew Shiner has been a critically successful writer for more than thirty years. His novel Glimpses won the World Fantasy Award in 1994 for Best Novel. He has also been one of my favorite writers since I was turned on to his novels twenty-some years ago. Paul Williams told me that Glimpses was the best rock & roll novel he’d ever read. READ MORE
OPEN CULTURE bills itself as “the best free cultural and educational media on the web.” They have recently published two pages where artist Todd Alcott uses his computer and his love for old magazines and paperbacks to create “new’ cover designs that look like old magazines and paperbacks.
The point of this article is to turn you on to Open Culture and especially to Alcott’s fabulous images. READ MORE