Posts by Sara Barnes


November 12, 2019

Cartoonist Shares Funny “Spoilers” of Some of Classic Literature’s Most Celebrated Tales

Cartoonist John Atkinson of Wrong Hands has a playful way of describing some of literature’s most celebrated works. Known for his Abridged Classics series, he shares humorous “spoilers” of novels including The Catcher in the Rye and 1984. His very brief reports of the books are pared down to their most basic and boast a biting, dry wit.

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November 10, 2019

Legendary Rodney Smith’s Whimsical Nature Photography Honored in Upcoming Exhibition

During his 45-year career, the late photographer Rodney Smith crafted images that continue to delight and perplex us today. Favoring humor, style, and surrealism, his work is as visually stunning as it is playful and thought-provoking. In one photograph, a woman is dressed in a form of elegant camouflage as she enjoys a cup of tea in a field. Another one of his compositions features a dapper man donning a suit.

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November 8, 2019

Mom Illustrates Hilariously Honest Comics Depicting the Daily Struggles of Parenting

Motherhood is a wonderful and rewarding experience, but it comes with its own set of challenges. Often, these struggles go unsaid, as moms might shy away from talking about the harder parts of parenthood. Illustrator Paula Kuka, aka Common Wild, is opening up about the good and bad aspects of rearing children in her comics about parenthood.

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November 7, 2019

30 of the Best Creative Gifts You Can Find on Etsy

One of our favorite places to look for creative gifts is Etsy. The online marketplace is full of amazing handmade items from makers around the world. No matter who you’re shopping for, you’re sure to find something they’ll love when you peruse categories related to home, clothing, pets, crafts, and beyond. Etsy is vast and has thousands of items to choose from.

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