Omar Willey was born at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Seattle and grew up near Lucky Market on Beacon Avenue. He believes Seattle is the greatest city on Earth and came to this conclusion by travelling much of the Earth. He is a junior member of the Lesser Seattle society and, as an oboist, does not blow his own trumpet.
Forty more pages of Evan Dahm's Rice Boy for your Saturday morning.
Thoughts on the ever-popular genre piece.
Some thoughts about the failure of Fotopedia.
Omar Willey talks with comics scholar Leonard Rifas about the work of Fredric Wertham.
Our audio drama column is back. Omar Willey assembles some thoughts on the matter.
Omar Willey thinks about photojournalism and the bourgeois life, via Donald Margulies' play.
A short photo gallery of the Cabiri at work on their summer tour of local parks.
Remembering the truth of the sign in Left Bank Books, "If you liked school, you'll love work," Omar Willey looks back on the indoctrination process.
There is darkness and silence. Then light, in waves, rippling through the ether. Three angels hover over the void. The light seems to reach upward, to form into tendrils that reach toward the watchers and draw them down. The whole mood is one of suspense, mystery, awe.
With Part 1, Tewaz, opening this Friday, we go deeper into The Cabiri's magnum opus, The Tea Trilogy. Bonus: more pictures.