Hello and welcome to the Spiralbound newsletter! Each week, we link to our own stories and to great comics elsewhere. Last night I was saying to my boyfriend that it would be funny if in the next Jurassic Park, the dinosaurs were online (“a T-Rex just followed me!”). What do you think?
On Spiralbound this week, we had three long features and a short one:
- “Know Your Enemy,” by Joe Iovino: A true story about the game of Go.
- “The Happy,” by Michael Bailey: A comic about connection and loneliness.
- “My Dog Story,” by Gayle Kabaker: A story about conversion. (“My friend Ann loves to tell the story of how when her dog died, I wrote her a condolence note saying something like, ‘I can’t relate at all, but I wanted to acknowledge that I know this must be a really sad time for you.’”)
- And, some words of wisdom for the weekend: “Don’t Think Twice,” by Aubrey Nolan. If the beat is irresistible…