Y: The Last Man review
I should have mentioned this last week, but I was insanely busy and didn’t even have time to blog. I recently reviewed the first deluxe edition of the post-apocalyptic comic book series Y: The Last Man, for the UK Feminist web site The F-Word. It’s the inaugural graphic novel review for the web site, and I hope they will feature many more in the future. I cross-post this blog to LiveJournal, and for the past five days that platform was the target of a considerable DoS attack, which meant I couldn’t get any posts on the site. That appears to be resolved now, thank goodness. I’ve been hanging out for…
This is another image from my visit to the new Google building in Dublin. Some wag in the office put a Slash Dot baseball cap on top of one of the busts in their library. To me this captures something essential about the spirit of the company.
cú chulainn mural
Last week I was lucky to get a tour of the new Google building in Dublin. I was blown away by the interior design. I don’t believe I’ve encountered another company that has invested so much thought and consideration into designing functional and fun environments for their employees. Each floor is themed in a particular way, and as a mythology nut and a fan of comics I was delighted with the Emain Macha floor. Here’s most of the full-wall mural in the games room/café on that floor: Here’s a close-up: I’ve more images from this on my Flickr account. That’s the Irish hero Cú Cuhlainn, no doubt doing his famous…