Featured Baphash artist Ali Shrago-Spechler is a Florida born artist who works in a variety of materials and subjects. Her gallery, Another Story from Baphash Literary & Arts Quarterly Vol.1/Iss.1, is, like Ali herself, an exploration of character and identity.
Ali speaks about her influences, her identity, and her thoughts on the world today.
It's that moment where you see it on the shelf, that one cover, that one image, which grips you like you didn't think an image could. Managing Editor Joseph Sibony discusses the power of colors in comics and how the comic book creation process is deeply rooted in the ambiance the colorist provides.
On December 10th, 2016, a small group gathered to protest Donald Trump at his attendance at the Army/Navy football game in Baltimore, MD. Baphash Editor-in-Chief spoke with a few attendees to ask about why they were there, if they believed change was still possible, and the current feeling post election 2016.
Every week, Editor-in-Chief Michael Harris and Managing Editor Joseph Sibony pick a movie, watch it, and then yell at one another. This week it was Michael's pick: 2007's Sunshine! Read Joseph's review and Michael's rebuttal as these cinophiles geek out over who can make up the best line which never existed in the movie.
Sometimes it's not only what's on the page, but how the page is designed which can pack a punch. Managing Editor Joseph Sibony explains how understanding and appreciating the layout of a comic is integral to loving the comic as a whole.
Dagorhir is a LARP, a Live Action Role Playing game. Every month, players come together dressed in medieval garb with swords and spears wrapped in foam, and they run strategy and games of capture the flag. In this episode, a few of them speak to Baphash about who they are, what Dagorhir is to them, and the wonder they see in the world every day.
Meet Cary Gitter - playwright, author, and contributor to Baphash Quarterly Vol.1/Iss.1. Cary talks about his compulsion to write, how comedy appears in his non-comedic plays, and what it means to have distance from the material about which he writes.
A conversation with poet and Baphash Literary & Arts Quarterly contributor Christina Garafalo. She talks about how she came to writing, to poetry, and how she tries to make writing a part of her life every day.