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Chris Ware is an amazing cartoonist out of Chicago, and he's done a lot of work with McSweeney's, the literary journal run by novelist Dave Eggers and his company. Now, Ware has released an iPad-only comic, released inside the McSweeney's app, and co-developed with Spaces of Play, the studio be...

September 20th 2011 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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I've said before that I'm a huge fan of McSweeney's, the publishing group founded by author Dave Eggers. The company has had an iPhone app for a while, but it recently updated to a universal version, so now all of that great content (from daily posts to various blogs, books, and the eponymous quart...

January 21st 2011 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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I'm a big fan of McSweeney's, the web home of Dave Eggers' McSweeney's publishing house (and whenever I can, I try to help out 826 CHI, the Chicago chapter of their writing center) -- they offer up quick little humor pieces every weekday in addition to various events and shows around the country. A...

October 28th 2008 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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McSweeney's is, generally, a publication that you either 'get' or dislike. I am usually very entertained by the various trips into the absurd that McSweeney's affords readers, so I was quit tickled when Eric sent us a link to this. Tom Batten offers up 3 ideas for new 'Get a Mac' commercials. I don'...

September 8th 2006 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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McSweeney's Internet Tendency, the online iteration of the "semi-quarterly" literary journal of the same name, publishes a feature called, "Open Letters to People or Entities Who Are Unlikely to Respond." They recently tackled video gaming's often nonsensical narratives with &quo...

February 28th 2006 at 1:00am 0 Comments