June 2014 Staff Picks

June Staff Picks

( June 18, 2014 ) It's time for the June 2014 edition of Last Gasp's Staff Picks. Jon Longhi says: "It's nice to see that cartoonists are dropping acid again..." Read the rest.

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The Book Of Hugs - Coming Soon

( June 17, 2014 ) A mock-up of Attaboy's upcoming The Book Of Hugs landed on our doorstep today. The Book of Hugs is a hilarious and handy guide to uncomfortable embraces. Read the rest.

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Good-bye Cakeland

( June 17, 2014 ) Scott Hove's Cakeland Gallery in Oakland became an institution beyond installation. If you're in the Bay Area and you haven't seen it yet, quit messing up. This weekend is your last chance because Cakeland is closing. Read the rest.

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Tiny Trifecta

( June 16, 2014 ) Who doesn't like tiny things? Bonsai trees, baby animals, hamburger sliders - all great. Celebrate big feelings for little things with a visit to Cotton Candy Machine Gallery's latest group show, Tiny Trifecta. Read the rest.

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'Little Brother' Banned

( June 13, 2014 ) Is there a more surefire way to make teens want to read than by banning a book? Cory Doctorow's Young Adult novel Little Brother was banned from a Pensacola reading program for "questioning authority". Read the rest.

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