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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

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I can't think of a better way to cap off the "Whirlwind" year than by answering some tough and thoughtful questions from the one and only Mr. Tom Spurgeon. It was indeed an honor, and made me really happy. You can read it on The Comics Reporter, the best comics blog -- I read it everyday like the Bible. Here's the link:

http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/cr_sunday_interview_rina_ayuyang/

Also, in other recent Whirlwind news:
Audrey magazine included the book in their list of must reads for the cool weather:
http://audreymagazine.com/cool-down-weather-reading/

Whirlwind was also included in The Comics Reporter 2010 Black Friday holiday gift guide:
http://www.comicsreporter.com/index.php/black_friday_holiday_shopping_guide_10/

And lastly, Seattle's weekly, The Stranger seems to like to the book:
http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2010/11/15/comic-book-reviews-three-line-novels-whirlwind-wonderland-and-the-green-woman

If you haven't already, go to Sparkplug …

would i be so different?

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I crashed the group show

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Hey guys! Tonight is the opening of the group show that I'm in at the Arlington Art Center. Actually, I don't know how I got in this show. I have some of my daily doodles and color sketch pages on display along side some wonderful cartoonists and painters and sculptors! Anyway if you are in the D.C/Virginia area this time of year, make sure to check it out.

PARTY CRASHERS:
COMIC CULTURE INVADES THE ART WORLD
NOV 19, 2010 – JAN 16, 2011

Arlington Arts Center
3550 Wilson Blvd.Arlington, VA
https://www.arlingtonartscenter.org/party-crashers

Rosaire Appel, Rina Ayuyang, Derik Badman, Gabrielle Bell, Jeffrey Brown, Joshua Cotter, Warren Craghead III, Anton Kannemeyer, Victor Kerlow, Blaise Larmee, Andrei Molotiu, Robert Pruitt, Jim Rugg, Dash Shaw, Deb Sokolow, Olav Westphalen

OPENING RECEPTION:
November 19, 7 – 9pm

THE SHOW: PARTY CRASHERS mashes up comic art and contemporary gallery culture, and features artists who pass back and forth between the two worlds. This massive two venue show r…

Ink blah blah

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Book news!
I recently was interview by Robin McConnell on Inkstuds. We talked about the book, Pittsburgh, Catholicism, and my pal, Thien Pham, Comix Claptrap megastar! Thanks to Robin for dealing with my mumbles and stumbles. Give a listen here:

http://www.inkstuds.org/?p=3242

Bobot and others

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This is a story about fog at 4:02pm.

Light Bright

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