Never Tell Your Mother This Dream #8: The Magic Mobster
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Never Tell Your Mother This Dream #8: The Magic Mobster

BY NICOLE HOLLANDER I’ve been working on a visual memoir called In the Old Neighborhood, which is a treatment of the ideas I worked on at Ragdale in 2010. I’m concentrating on the courtyard section of the building and the 3 families that lived in those apartments. My family lived in the middle apartment. The … Continue reading

Never Tell Your Mother This Dream #2: No, I’m Sorry, Officer, I Don’t Know Where My Father Is
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Never Tell Your Mother This Dream #2: No, I’m Sorry, Officer, I Don’t Know Where My Father Is

BY NICOLE HOLLANDER [Nicole Hollander, age 6] Perhaps you woke up this morning with the word “memoir” written in black crayon on a piece of orange origami paper stuck to your forehead. Or maybe, like me, you write and draw and you are out of work and you notice that people are deep into memoir … Continue reading

Ms. Hollander’s Opus: The Sylvia Artist Keeps Playing
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Ms. Hollander’s Opus: The Sylvia Artist Keeps Playing

Nicole Hollander, the Chicago-based artist behind the highly praised Sylvia strip, is known for creating the triple threat character: a feminist who is wickedly smart, searingly funny, and fabulously dressed. The perennially relevant, nationally syndicated strip ran in newspapers for 30 years before Hollander retired it in 2008.  While the newest guardian for the Sylvia … Continue reading