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Remember Our Nation's 28 Core Principles

Remember Our Nation’s 28 Core Principles

Dear Readers & Friends, On this day, 237 years ago, we became a documented nation apart from our English leadership. It was a great day in the history of this nation. That day was long ago, and our founding principles have become lost in the dust and ether of the...
The 24-Hour Game Show Marathon

The 24-Hour Game Show Marathon

Interview conducted and written by Corissa Poley This is the second episode in the Queries Quintus series with WHALE; interviews with artists and writers containing five (quintus, in Latin) basic conversational queries.  Cory Anotado has loved game shows since he was 4 years old. In recent years, he’s used his...
The Story of Boy & Terrence Marmalade

The Story of Boy & Terrence Marmalade

Interview conducted and written by Corissa Poley This is the first in the Queries Quintus series with WHALE; interviews with artists and writers containing five (quintus, in Latin) basic conversational queries. Our very first guest is none other than the talented illustrator and animator Vince Mascoli, of Portland, OR. Vince...
The Barsoom Series (John Carter)

The Barsoom Series (John Carter)

Old political pulp that still has its charms (Thanks, Edgar Rice Burroughs.) By Corissa Poley When I saw the book cover of The Princess of Mars (1912), it was in another book about its illustrator, Frank Frazetta. I didn’t expect to be so engrossed by the cover of the book on first...
A Different Kind of Game: Settlers of Catan

A Different Kind of Game: Settlers of Catan

WHALE goes in depth to discuss the now-classic board game, Settlers of Catan, with its inventor.  By Corissa Poley One day, many men in gray cloaks come to visit in the night, and steal all of your grain. Bit by bit, they snatch up your most valuable resource. You are...
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Remember Our Nation's 28 Core Principles

Remember Our Nation’s 28 Core Principles

Dear Readers & Friends, On this day, 237 years ago, we became a documented nation apart from our English leadership. It was a great day in the history of this nation. That day was long ago, and our founding principles have become lost in the dust and ether of the past, fallen to the wayside...
The 24-Hour Game Show Marathon

The 24-Hour Game Show Marathon

Interview conducted and written by Corissa Poley This is the second episode in the Queries Quintus series with WHALE; interviews with artists and writers containing five (quintus, in Latin) basic conversational queries.  Cory Anotado has loved game shows since he was 4 years old. In recent years, he’s used his talents and skills as a...
The Story of Boy & Terrence Marmalade

The Story of Boy & Terrence Marmalade

Interview conducted and written by Corissa Poley This is the first in the Queries Quintus series with WHALE; interviews with artists and writers containing five (quintus, in Latin) basic conversational queries. Our very first guest is none other than the talented illustrator and animator Vince Mascoli, of Portland, OR. Vince has been drawing since he...
The Barsoom Series (John Carter)

The Barsoom Series (John Carter)

Old political pulp that still has its charms (Thanks, Edgar Rice Burroughs.) By Corissa Poley When I saw the book cover of The Princess of Mars (1912), it was in another book about its illustrator, Frank Frazetta. I didn’t expect to be so engrossed by the cover of the book on first sight, nor did I expect...
Tuesday Morning Hemingway Wisdom

Tuesday Morning Hemingway Wisdom