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The Unchained Tour's Peter Aguero talks about life on the busnew

It took only three days for the 1972 Blue Bird school bus to break down on the Unchained Tour's last jaunt in February. The vehicle, which transports a cluster of kooky storytellers and musicians to venues around the South, still had a ways to go. While most of the performers went ahead in a van, the bus perpetually lagged behind the rest of the day.
Charleston City Paper  |  Susan Cohen  |  09-19-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Peter Aguero shares a story about Shovels and Ropenew

The second to last night, we did a show in Atlanta at Manuel's Tavern. By that time, we had all just gotten into the rhythm and it was a lot of fun. I was talking to Michael Trent from Shovels and Rope, and we were both talking about, when we get to Atlanta, let's go get tattoos.
Charleston City Paper  |  Susan Cohen  |  09-19-2012  |  Performance

Some Tips for Newbies to Neil Gaiman's Sandman seriesnew

Amber Gibson, an employee at Soundwave Music, Comics, and Movies in Summerville, has been a fan of Neil Gaiman ever since a friend gave her some of his Sandman comics back in middle school. While Gaiman is known for movies like Coraline and Stardust and books like American Gods and Anansi Boys, his career really took off with DC/Vertigo's Sandman series.
Charleston City Paper  |  Susan Cohen  |  09-19-2012  |  Performance

Where Can I Find Comic Books?new

I went to four stores in one week, and in every single one, overgrown boys stood gloomily talking about girls—their problems with, their fantasies about. I also saw things strange and beautiful, thought-provoking and challenging and perhaps even the opposite of cliché.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Clea Hantman  |  01-13-2010  |  Books

Neil Gaiman Still Writes in the Shadow of His Masterpiecenew

Neil Gaiman's output equals only the tiniest fraction of the Disney corporate empire but he's a staggeringly prolific and eclectic creator. In the past 15 years, he's shifted his creative focus away from comics to other forms, including novels, kid-friendly picture books and high-profile screenplays.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Curt Holman  |  01-12-2010  |  Fiction

Neil Gaiman on Whether You Should Take Your Kids to See 'Coraline'new

Coraline is like much of Gaiman’s work—inventive, funny and kinda scary, putting ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances.
San Diego CityBeat  |  Anders Wright  |  02-04-2009  |  Profiles & Interviews

'Coraline' Turns a Dark Fairy Tale into a Dazzling Stop-Motion Horror Film

What potential viewers will need to wrap their heads around is that while Coraline may be about childhood, it isn't really for children.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  02-02-2009  |  Reviews

Whimsical Meets Macabrenew

Though not of the same caliber as his novels, this collection of short stories will engross any Gaiman aficionado.
NUVO  |  Lisa Gauthier  |  01-04-2007  |  Fiction

Scattered Dreamsnew

Neil Gaiman's latest isn't as sturdy as his earlier fantasy fiction.
Montreal Mirror  |  Juliet Waters  |  12-15-2006  |  Fiction

Dream Worldnew

Not everything in this astounding feature looks realistic, but not everything is supposed to.
Miami New Times  |  Luke Y. Thompson  |  11-01-2005  |  Reviews

Family Affairnew

Neil Gaiman lightens up with Anansi Boys.
Colorado Springs Independent  |  Kara Luger  |  09-26-2005  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Return to 'Neverwhere' -- again

British fantasist Neil Gaiman's Neverwhere gets its second adaptation, this time to comics.
Columbus Alive  |  J. Caleb Mozzocco  |  06-23-2005  |  Fiction

Just What the Crazy Victorian Doctor Ordered

This guide lists 65 of the funniest, fictional diseases the best and brightest of the Sci-Fi/fantasy set could come up with.
Columbus Alive  |  J. Caleb Mozzocco  |  05-05-2005  |  Fiction

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