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Jim Nolan
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Jim grew up in Buffalo, NY. He likes Duff's wings.
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Thanks, Alice. It's only a matter of time before they make a comeback.
Toggle Commented yesterday on Hand Warmer Muff, 1920s at Jim Nolan's Blog
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It's a popular app in New York City. Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Jim Nolan's Blog
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RACONTEUR is a comic published by Mike Lynch. It's "a collection of true stories written and illustrated by cartoonists who usually specialize in other formats." Isabella's four-page piece is called "The Miracle of Mt. Rushmore." You can buy an issue for a mere $5 here. Below is a sketch of Isabella, in class. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Screenshot from the Niagara Gazette. In North Tonawanda, NY, Dick Grapes was a respected citizen and long-time announcer of the high school football games. In Barbershop circles, he was world famous as a member of the Buffalo Bills. Below you can listen to the interview he was kind enough to give me in December, 2010. What an amazing life he led. And what a voice. The Original Fab Four Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Charles Dickens, our latest Literary Locations author. You can order one for your car, book group, guitar case, kid's notebook or locker or favorite English teacher here. Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Frequent blog contributor and master BFG restorer Adam Gibson just bought his first Broil-Air at auction. Take it from me, it'll be better than new when Adam is done with it. Here's his report: "I was at work late Monday when I got an email from Rusty Phelps, the gentleman I bought my two Buffalo Forge Grills from before. He resides just over the border in Fort Erie and had sent me an email informing me that there was going to be an auction Wednesday evening in Batavia. In the auction was a Buffalo Forge Grill and he wanted to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Jo Ann Robinson helped spark the bus boycott in 1955. Today's Six Chix cartoon by Isabella Bannerman. Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Some people just look like they have all the answers. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Jim Nolan's Blog
Jim Nolan is now following Alice Henry Whitmore
Dec 31, 2014
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This would surely be the best-selling cookbook of all time. Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Today's Sunday Six Chix cartoon. Screen time, all the time. Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
Those are classic, Alice! Thanks for sending.
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Those spots come out, but only after a lot of work. Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Come see Literary Locations, a new way of letting you celebrate and spread the word about writers you're passionate about. Isabella Bannerman illustrates the stickers, which are designed by Kanad Banerjee. Here's one of John Keats that's on my friend Ann's car in Georgia. One the left side, Ann has a Jane Austen sticker to balance things out. We've also had orders from Texas, Colorado and New York. And there's a Facebook page (Literary Locations) where you can tell us which writers you'd like us to add to our list of literary genuises. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Some cheeses should be a controlled substance. I stick to Munster. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Happy Thanksgiving week everybody! Good luck at the airport. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
Posted Nov 17, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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She's been cut off. Another great drawing by Isabella. Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Great one in beautiful full color by Buffalo gal (and my wife) Isabella Bannerman. Love how Isy drew it. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Looks like robot dogs can wag their tails. Well, of course. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
Posted Oct 27, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Makes sense that they'd need something to carry the letters around in. I happened on this the other day. Here an "E" goes up. Here's what they look like backlit at night. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
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Screenshot from isabellabannerman.com Isabella originally published this piece in World War 3 Illustrated. You can read the following pages on her website here. In it, she recounts her physician sister Katie's advice for families. Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog
Thanks Alice! It must be a common writer's fantasy--but you are living it!
Posted Oct 20, 2014 at Jim Nolan's Blog