When Seattle-based comic-book and graphic-novel publisher Fantagraphics Books took to Kickstarter earlier this month asking for a $150,000, co-founder Gary Groth saw it as a way to help boost the company’s sagging funds for the spring-summer publishing season of 2014.
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How I busted the Apollo hoax conspiracy – and why we SHOULD fear asteroids. Phil Plait, behind the Bad Astronomy blog, reveals the hoaxes and the real dangers in the skies.
‘I Am Troy Davis’: New book humanizes death penalty icon
The Grio reviewed ‘I Am Troy Davis’, Jen Marlowe‘s new book about the death penalty case. “The late Troy Davis has long been a symbol for activists working to abolish America’s death penalty, and the new book I Am Troy Davis puts a human face on that symbol, with particular emphasis on the unyielding love of his family.”
“I Am Troy Davis”: Supporters, Family of Georgian Man Executed in 2011 Push to End Death Penalty
“The fight is not over, it’s actually just beginning and we still have a long way to go,” says Troy Davis’ sister, Kimberly Davis, of the family’s battle to prove his innocence and to abolish the death penalty nationally. We also speak to outgoing NAACP president Benjamin Jealous and Jen Marlowe, co-author of the new book, “I Am Troy Davis” with Troy’s oldest sister Martina Davis-Correia, who died in December 2011 after a decade-long battle with breast cancer.