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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...
**Stuff We Love: Any.DO

**Stuff We Love: Any.DO

The little iPhone app that does. By Corissa Poley Admittedly, I am a terrible to-do-er. I have lists all over my desk from various clients and projects, but none of them are ever gathered in one place. In an attempt to organize my life better, I infrequently download new iPhone apps that are supposedly going...
**Stuff We Love: Cinemagram

**Stuff We Love: Cinemagram

By Sarah Caouette Have you ever had that dream where time stops and everything around you—the ticking clock, the flock of birds flying above your head, the water pouring from the kitchen spout—are all frozen, and in this weird worm-hole of a world, you are the only thing or being mobilized—free to walk among the...
**News: April WHALE News

**News: April WHALE News

Good Afternoon! WHALE is pretty excited this week – we’ve got our next issue in the works and things are looking extremely attractive! We’ve also received all of our submissions and we’re currently poring through them in an effort to select the best reading for next issue! Below are some fun “teasers” to share the content...
**Stuff We Love: Deth P. Sun's Illustrations

**Stuff We Love: Deth P. Sun’s Illustrations

Deth P. Sun’s charming and macabre illustrations drew us to him like flies to honey. We love his artwork! Click on the thumbnail to see a larger image.   We love Deth P. Sun this week! His illustrative paintings and short “zines” are captivating, admittedly leaving the viewer wondering about the story behind them. Particularly...
**Stuff We Love: The Letters of Beatrix Potter

**Stuff We Love: The Letters of Beatrix Potter

This week’s Stuff We Love is written by Corissa Poley   This last week, a bit of personal nostalgia was unearthed on the Internet via TinyLetter’s Letters of Note blog, where we discovered some of the early images and handwritten short stories by Beatrix Potter. I’m not sure if anyone else grew up with this, but...
**Stuff We Love: Velociraptor! Cannibalism!

**Stuff We Love: Velociraptor! Cannibalism!

We were wandering the internet, as Whales often do these days (Like anyone else… Come on, it’s the digital age!) and found this: Okay, just kidding. But partially. We found a new board game on the web that’s titled Velociraptor! Cannibalism! and we read a bit about it. It’s pretty rad. Basically during the game you,...
[News] WHALE Mail!

[News] WHALE Mail!

Barnacles! We’re very pleased to announce our very first WHALE Mail we received over at the 722. Check it out. Someone thinks we’re cool. Don’t forget to send us your own mail! Our address is: P.O. Box 722 Portland, ME 04101                    

[News] Submissions for WHALE Issue II

Ahoy, barnacles! We’re here to let you know you should submit your artwork, photography, literature, non-fiction, and poetry for review before March 17th, 2012 We’d love to see what you send us, and we can’t wait to share our next issue with the world. When you send in a submission, please remember that you must...
**Stuff We Love: Genevieve Godbout

**Stuff We Love: Genevieve Godbout

We love Genevieve Godbout. Her charming pencil drawings show whimsical, fun scenes and her knack for sweet faces is awesome. We really enjoyed paging through her blog, and we hope she puts up some prints soon in her Etsy shop. Genevieve grew up in Quebec, Canada and spent 3 years in Montreal studying traditional animation....
[News] Firefly Fridays

[News] Firefly Fridays

We’ve got a neat announcement for you. It starts like this:   We are announcing our soon-to-be web series we’ll be doing with three members of our writing staff: Lora, Corissa and Alex. We’re calling it “Firefly Fridays.” For the next 14 weeks (yeah, you heard us) we’ll be reviewing one episode of Firefly every...
[News] Valentine's WHALE~!

[News] Valentine’s WHALE~!

Happy Valentine’s Day, Barnacles! We love you, so we want you to enjoy this adorable and poorly drawn love whale. Thanks for reading! <3