Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

I’ve long had a phobia of speaking on the telephone, partly because I dislike not being able to see the person on the other end. So theoretically, video calls should be less nerve-wracking. As it turns out, I still struggle with social phobia even when I can see the other person (or, even worse, multiple people). I suppose I’m just as likely to fear being judged or embarrassing myself in front of others, but now with the added bonus of visuals.

2020 zapped my creativity. I’m slowly finding my way back to art.

When I wasn’t producing, I questioned my identity as an artist

My home is full of hand-me-downs. When I feel lonely, these items raise me up.

The objects remind me of the sense of connection and joy I take from art

A 2020 review, in comic form

Our 12 favorite comics from the year