1. teeveedinner:



    only pics i have of the queen bee empire premiere

    This was such a blasty blast ♡

    So I thought I should write a lil update.
    The Queen Bee Empire premiere at The Rio Theatre was a total success, I’m so stoked and also so relived that everything went smoothly. It was so much fun to just sit back and watch the film with a cinema full of people as I had spent months and months collecting outfits and props, writing, shooting and editing the film and was never able to just watch it without constantly thinking about what changes had to be made, what extra work it needed etc.
    Thankyou to everyone that helped out with the event, thanks to those who helped print and sell merch and a big thanks to noworriesnoworries everythingeveryday and pinktapes for helping me set up on the day.
    Thankyou to everyone who attended, especially those who came all the way from the U.S.A !!!!! <3

    Before the feature was shown I picked some music videos/short films/trailers to be screened. In case anyone wanted to watch I’ve listed them below with click-able links to the ones you can view online:
    Sundae, K A N G O U R O U, Tuff Titties, TRANS GRRRLS: Revolution Porn Style Now!, Dick Binge Music Video, Bike House Bang, Eekum Seekum Music Video, Fed Up Fest Promo, Daddy’s Dolls, Best Slumber Party Ever.

    Unfortunately there wasn’t enough time for the cast and crew Q&A but Im planning on making a Q&A video over the summer with those involved.
    Many people are asking if theres going to be more screenings in the future or if they can watch online. The answer is yes. I’m planning on having some California screenings (LA + The Bay) in June along with some more North American screenings later in the summer. I’m also currently in the process of talking to an online distributor, which if all goes to plan the film will be online as of June. All updates will be published on my tumblr and on www.queenbeeempire.com

    The are still some shirts available from the preimere. You can get there here ——-> www.queenbeeempire.bigcartel.com/
    the sizes and colours are pretty random as they are the left overs but more shirts + pillowcases + patches will be available in a few weeks.

    <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3


  2. I’ve got some time to do illustration & design gigs. Get at me: sophieyanow@gmail.com

    Portfolio is here: http://sophieyanow.com/portfolio


  3. 2014-2015 Fellow @ CCS

    Happy to announce that I’ll be the 2014-2015 Fellow at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT. Yeehaw!

    If you’re still in New York post-MoCCA (or if you happen to live here!) please come out tonight to Bluestockings for a reading and book launch party for War of Streets and Houses!

    I’ll also be talking in New York tomorrow night with the wünderful Sam Alden at Ben Katchor’s Comics & Picture-story symposium. (I won’t have books at this event because we sold out this weekend, so if you want one please also come to the Bluestockings event, or I hear Bergen Street and Desert Island have them!)

  4. If you’re in NY please come say hi at the Bluestockings book launch for War of Streets and Houses (Monday April 7th at 7pm), or one of the other events below!

    Spring/Summer appearances thus far:

    4/02 - Providence, RI - Comic Reading with Sam Alden, O. Horvath, Cathy Johnson, Mickey Z

    4/5&6 - NY, NY - MoCCA Festival - with Uncivilized Books

    4/07 - NY, NY - Bluestockings - NY book launch for War of Streets and Houses

    4/08 - NY, NY - New York Comics & Picture-story Symposium - with Sam Alden

    4/11-13 - Quebec City - Festival de la Bande Dessinée Francophone de Quebec - with la mauvaise tête

    5/1 - White River Junction, VT - Center for Cartoon Studies - with Sam Alden

    5/10 & 11 - Toronto, ON - TCAF - with Uncivilized Books

    5/31 & 6/1 - Chicago IL - CAKE - with Uncivilized Books

    8/2&3 - Providence, RI - RIPExpo


  5. gingerlandcomics:

    I’ll post more about each thing as it happens, but here’s a loose list of the cities I’ll be visiting this Spring:
    Providence, April 2 Reading w/ Sophie Yanow, O Horvath, Micky Z, Cathy Johnson, others?)
    New York, April 5/6 MoCCA April 8 Lecture at The New School w/ Sophie Yanow

    Sam is doing some stuff and I’ll be at some of it too!

    Additionally Monday the 7th I’m reading at Bluestockings in NY. Come say hi at MoCCA too!


  6. Announcing the First Wave of Special Guests!



    RIPExpo is excited to welcome Lale Westvind, Leah Wishnia, Sophie Yanow and Mickey Zacchilli as our Special Guests in 2014!

    Learn more on our Special Guest page

    Other confirmed Special Guests are Mothers News and Suzy X, with more info coming soon!


    This is the last weekend to get your applications in!

    Exhibitor Applications are due Monday, March 31st

    Wee oo wee ooooooooo. So excited to get to hang out with these cool folks. Y’all better come.

  7. cathyboy:

    Comic Reading
    186 Carpenter St. Providence, RI
    April 2 - it’s a Wednesday
    7:30 doors, 8 - 10 event

    O Horvath - hysterical unwoman, reading from ‘Spurt Of Blood’
    *Mickey Z - reading from RAV, an underground romance drone comic
    *Sophie Yanow - memoir / nonfiction, new book ‘War of Streets and Houses’ - http://sophieyanow.com/
    Sam Alden - reading unpublished work on isolation - http://samaldencomics.tumblr.com/
    Cathy G. Johnson - aggrandizing emotional comics

    a RIPExpo Benefit!
    Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo, Aug 2 + 3
    *featuring RIPExpo Special Guests

    I’m excited these artists will be coming together to share their work, this event is sure to be a really amazing experience of art. Come down and support Sophie and Sam who are traveling from Montreal.

    Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1374284229517545/

    You better come if you’re round there!

  8. uncivilizr:

    Sophie Yanow’s War of Streets and Houses will begin shipping in March!

    This is your last chance to take advantage of the presale price! Get 15% off until March 5. JUST IN: All preorders will now come with a special letterpress (!!) bookplate signed and numbered by Sophie!



  9. gnumblr:

    reblog if you’re the gay cousin

    (via xcedarxsmoke)


  10. apihtawikosisan:

    My daughter keeps coming home, telling me how the mother a Muslim classmate has been increasingly harassed on the metro by racist Québécois fucks who are obviously encouraged by the proposed “Charter of Quebec Values”. It’s really scary. Some guy tried to rip off her hijab…