Panel from the Neverwhere graphic novel of Marquis de Carabas
Story Link: One of the characters in Neverwhere, the Marquis de Carabas, deals in information and is paid by favors. He never produces a tangible product and he doesn’t take monetary payment.
The Idea: Trade teaching a skill in exchange for learning a [...]
Outside the Georgia Aquarium
Finding Nemo is a story about a parent and child learning that they are both fully capable of living their own lives. The story is populated by marine life, which provides the perfect excuse to go to the aquarium to learn more about the animals that teach Nemo and [...]
Crossing Abbey Road in London, a few years back
I thought I’d share a few of the fun resources I’ve stumbled across in my media immersion research– including others visiting the fictional world in real life. The linked names in the parentheses are Twitter handles. After all it is #FollowFriday.
Red Letter Media [...]
Shot from the front of Criminal Records The comics section at Criminal Records
In doing some research for the I Kill Giants post I got to do a little Atlanta exploration, specifically at Criminal Records a pop culture store with records, comics, hard to find periodicals (like Bust). On the day I went [...]
Outwrite’s many book selection Menu boards and syrups at Outwrite’s cafe
I have a love for exploring and a love for books. While I realize this is not news, when I combined the two together recently I realized that attending a book signing definitely fits the criteria for media immersion. This hadn’t dawned [...]
Monday is my food themed day, at least it has been for the past month. However I am kitchen sick from the time spent there over Thanksgiving. Instead I present you with a review of a restaurant, which is food related.
One of the reasons I was not happy about moving back down to [...]
Me in Wupatki National Park
“Where are you from?” I get asked a variation of the question at least once a week. Sometimes it’s as vague as “Where are you from?” to as pointed as “Are you <insert almost any ethnicity here>?” While I don’t particularly love this question, I don’t hate it [...]
Emma Loggins of FanBolt.com
The first Wednesday of every month is the Atlanta Bloggers MeetUp which currently takes place at the Hudson Grille in Midtown Atlanta. They didn’t have many vegetarian entree options, so I went with two appetizers that caught my eye. I’d never tried sweet potato fries with a sweet dipping [...]