So a teacher was teaching a class about David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest, and the winning essay received a Quimby’s gift certificate. With footnotes. Three footnotes.
This week’s top 10:
1. Henry And Glenn Forever by Tornado Igloo (Tom Neely, Scot Nobles, Gin Stevens ) (Microcosm) $4.00
2. Is It THE FUTURE Yet? by Corrine Mucha $3.00 – AVAILABLE ONLY AT QUIMBY’S!
3. Kinship Structure of Ferns by Lee Relvas $10.00
4. Arty Party by Sara Drake and James Payne $4.00 – Art history yuks and guffaws! 24pp, b&w, 8.5″x11″
5. Big Questions #14 Title and Deed by Anders Nilsen (D+Q) $7.95
6. Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling by Bike Snob NYC (Chronicle) $16.95
7. Bust Jun Jul 10 $4.99
8. Ovulation Awareness, Sex Ed and Social Commentary, 2nd ed. by Sam $4.00 – If you or someone you know ovulates you should probably read this fertile feminist DIY health zine.
9. Birthday Bees by Rylan Thompson $10.00
10. Weathercraft by Jim Woodring (Fantagraphics) $19.99 – Down the wormhole we go with Manhog, spiraling through the vaguely Midieval worldspheres of the Unifactor. This new volume is a full force onslaught of Woodring’s glorious geography of constantly shifting torments and delights and its effects are longer lasting than most psychedelic drugs I could compare it to. -EF