Tigers, Ghosts, And Kryptonite: Risk Parity,
Tigers, Ghosts, And Kryptonite: Risk Parity, CTAs, And Trend-Surfing ...Seeking AlphaRisk parity funds have near-record equity exposure. CTAs and trend-following funds have become too big to sell quickly. China's debt bomb is ticking down.and more »
Posted on 27 March 2017 | 4:12 am
Trend Following And China: The Perfect
Trend Following And China: The Perfect Storm?ValueWalkAll Calvin and Hobbes comics courtesy of Bill Watterson and Go Comics. Buy the books here. The mini-rally in the 10-year bond could be the proximate cause of the banks selling off, but that is a little too old school – that implies that what is driving ...
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 5:50 pm
Mutiny of the Unknown Alien Slime: A Review
Locus OnlineMutiny of the Unknown Alien Slime: A Review of LifeLocus OnlineThe best-known modern character named for the theologian is Bill Watterson's Calvin of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes (1985-1995), and as it happens, the film's Calvin does resemble a diminutive Martian with four tentacles that Calvin and Hobbes ...and more »
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 4:03 pm
'Krazy Kat' comic creator's work had faith,
National Catholic Reporter'Krazy Kat' comic creator's work had faith, says biographerNational Catholic ReporterThose who owe an artistic debt to Herriman include Walt Disney, "Calvin and Hobbes" creator Bill Watterson and graphic novelist Art Spiegelman, to name just a few. Tisserand said "Peanuts" creator Charles Schultz believed that Herriman "inspired him to ...
Posted on 25 March 2017 | 3:30 am
Atlanta Film Festival Opens With 'Dave Made
WABE 90.1 FMAtlanta Film Festival Opens With 'Dave Made A Maze'WABE 90.1 FMFilmmaker Bill Watterson (not to be confused with the creator behind “Calvin and Hobbes”) is a self-described technophobe. It was 2001 before he even considered getting a pager. He said that he never really caught up, which is perhaps the cause or the ...
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 9:08 am
Comic artist celebrates whimsy in story of
Another day, another inquiring reporter. Comic strip rock star Dana Claire Simpson was unfazed. “I'm in my bathrobe, drinking coffee,” the Auburn artist said casually in a phone interview. “I take advantage of all the perks of being employed the way I am.”
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 9:51 am
Introducing ‘Phoebe and Her Unicorn’
Cartoonist Dana Simpson loved reading the comic strips “Bloom County” and “Calvin and Hobbes” as a kid, but something was missing. “You see so many strips from boys’ point of view,” Simpson told the Herald. “There aren’t a lot of girl characters in comic strips; she’s a sidekick, or just the girl, like Smurfette.” So the 37-year-old created “Phoebe and Her Unicorn,” a strip about the adventures ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 9:17 pm
District Line Daily: Bowser Budget
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Posted on 3 April 2015 | 8:54 am
Arts Roundup: Author’s Return Edition
Actress Tonya Beckman learned her role for Forum Theatre's Passion Play in less than two weeks. [ DC Theatre Scene ] Wale 's planning a secret D.C. show for tomorrow.
Posted on 3 April 2015 | 6:10 am
Cartoonist Dana Simpson speaks on new comic
It’s only 10 a.m. on a Monday in Auburn, Washington, but cartoonist Dana Simpson is already on her second interview of the morning. It’s the price of success, but Simpson is happy to pay it ” even if it’s come a little abruptly, and a little late.
Posted on 29 March 2015 | 10:48 pm
Artist spotlight: Paul Roustan
M.M.: Growing up, which artists and styles interested you? P.R.: In my youth, I was drawn to the works of Dr. Seuss, J Scott Campbell, Bill Watterson, and more. I'm still a fan of all of them, of course. In my late teens and 20s, I became obsessed with ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:09 pm
10 Important Life Lessons from Calvin &
Bill Watterson's Calvin & Hobbes is undoubtedly a part of most people's childhood. These newspaper comic strips made for brilliant ‘back-from-school' afternoon preoccupations. They are funny, witty and some of them make you think, ‘By God! I never ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:30 am
Daily Reads: How 'Straight Outta Compton'
2. Selling Out the Newspaper Comic Strip. Bill Watterson and Charles Schulz, creators of "Calvin and Hobbes" and "Peanuts" respectively, are two of the most acclaimed comic strip writers of all time. Charles Schulz embraced the opportunities that success ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:28 am
Mining’s structural problems can’t be
“Now what state do (we) live in? - Denial.” Bill Watterson, the creator of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, could very well have been referring to South Africa and our approach to the structural Titanic we like to call the mining sector. As zama ...
Posted on 17 August 2015 | 3:32 pm
How Snoopy Killed Peanuts
Perhaps Bill Watterson, creator of Calvin & Hobbes, had the right idea. He stopped working on his strip after only 10 years — a fifth of the time that Schulz spent working on his — and he never licensed his characters. Because as legendary as Peanuts i ...
Posted on 16 August 2015 | 5:19 am
Resolved Question: Don't you think that Bill
I mean, c'mon, what literature is better than Calvin & Hobbs?
Posted on 1 April 2014 | 11:02 am
Resolved Question: Did bill watterson write
i swear if he did i'm gonna give him a colombian necktie because this just shattered just about everything that was good in my childhood that isn't dead or otherwise ruined
Posted on 8 March 2014 | 4:01 am
Resolved Question: Is there a Bill Watterson
I'm looking for the most "official" biography possible of him, meaning the most detailed, unbiased, etc. I'm right now reading the Steve Jobs bio, and I want to know if there is something along these lines for Bill Watterson, who is one of my favorite people ever. Thanks!
Posted on 10 July 2013 | 4:50 pm
Resolved Question: Remember Bill Watterson,
Calvin and Hobbes was probably the best cartoon of all times. I heard that Watterson gave up the strip because he was having to spend so much time and energy fighting people who were plagiarizing the strip, but I wonder what he is doing now. Does anyone know?
Posted on 5 May 2012 | 11:23 pm
Resolved Question: Why did bill watterson
Posted on 19 November 2011 | 2:34 am