Allie Brosh http://nwpr.org en Even When It Hurts 'ALOT,' Brosh Faces Life With Plenty Of 'Hyperbole' http://nwpr.org/post/even-when-it-hurts-alot-brosh-faces-life-plenty-hyperbole Allie Brosh's humorous, autobiographical blog, <a href="http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/">Hyperbole and a Half</a>, has a huge following. Tue, 12 Nov 2013 18:11:00 +0000 editor 37177 at http://nwpr.org Even When It Hurts 'ALOT,' Brosh Faces Life With Plenty Of 'Hyperbole' 'Hyperbole' Creator Considers All The Things http://nwpr.org/post/hyperbole-creator-considers-all-things The drawings are MS Paint-style doodles, and the stories are about everyday things like cake, poor spelling and dopey dogs. And yet each month, millions of people visit <em>Hyperbole and a Half,</em> the hybrid Web comic and blog created by 28-year-old Allie Brosh, who says she "tries very hard to be funny." <em>Hyperbole</em> has just come out in book form with a mix of old and new material featuring Brosh's absurdist take on the world and her author avatar, a stick figure with a pink dress and what might be a blond ponytail — or might not. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 22:02:00 +0000 editor 36491 at http://nwpr.org 'Hyperbole' Creator Considers All The Things Present Tense: Allie Brosh, Donald Glover, And Hurting Right Now http://nwpr.org/post/present-tense-allie-brosh-donald-glover-and-hurting-right-now There is much to praise about Allie Brosh's wonderful blog <a href="http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Hyperbole And A Half</a>, perhaps the greatest gift the crude, blocky graphics of MS Paint have ever given us. Brosh's posts are hugely evocative, gut-bustingly funny, and startlingly inventive in using simple drawings in ways that allow for pauses and comic timing, not to mention things like blur effects that represent ... well, <a href="http://hyperboleandahalf.blogspot.com/2010/10/god-of-cake.html" target="_blank">sugar-fueled madness</a>. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 13:49:00 +0000 Linda Holmes 36485 at http://nwpr.org Present Tense: Allie Brosh, Donald Glover, And Hurting Right Now