Ny fond for danske tegneserietegnere

Foreningen af danske tegneserieskabere har pga nye regler vedrørende uddeling af Copy-Dan midler stiftet en fond, der har til hensigt at støtte tegneserietegnere og -forfattere økonomisk. Af foreningens hjemmeside fremgår det, at “støtten hovedsagelig skal uddeles som arbejdslegater til danske tegneserieskabere, men kan også i mindre omfang uddeles som støttebeløb til tegneseriefaglige seminarer, varetagelse af…

RIP Party Arty

I was never a fan of Party Arty of the NYC crew Ghetto Dwellas, who sadly passed away a few days ago due to undisclosed health complications. An long-time affiliate of the legendary conglomeration Diggin in the Crates (D.I.T.C.), I first heard him on Show and AG’s Goodfellas, and he was pretty much the fly…

Odetta RIP

“O freedom, O freedom, O freedom over me, And before I’d be a slave, I’d be buried in my grave, And go home to my Lord and be free.” The New York Times‘ obituary. The clip above is from a performance of “Waterboy” as excerpted in Scorcese’s No Direction Home.

RIP MC Breed

Flint, Michigan’s MC Breed passed away due to kidney failure on Saturday. 37 is way too early to go, but at least Breed had a prolific career behind him ensuring he won’t be forgotten anytime soon. Though never much of an innovator, he was nevertheless one of the pioneers of the Midwestern rap scene and…