James Sturm

James Sturm is the director of The Center of Cartoon Studies, a MFA Degree-Granting College in White River Junction, Vt.

12 Panel Pitch
Feb. 20 2014 8:17 AMMeet AbeA boy from a broken home tries to build his own.
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Jan. 14 2014 7:30 AMEndless RunRomance in a hail of bullets.
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Dec. 17 2013 9:45 AMMeekIn the future, robots will rule the world—and live in fear of their mysterious, absent creators.
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Nov. 19 2013 10:30 AMVampires vs. ZombiesIn a war between the two, which side should mankind side with?
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Oct. 22 2013 7:15 AMRadiantA tragic tale of romance gone radioactive.
Nov. 28 2012 5:00 AMSanta Writes a Comic BookSt. Nick is tired of kids who only want iTunes gift cards. And he has a plan …
Feb. 7 2012 6:45 AMMarvel Comics’ Troubling Origins StoryWhy I’m boycotting The Avengers.
Aug. 25 2010 3:50 PMHonk and WaveWhat it's like campaigning for governor in Vermont: a dispatch in comics.
July 28 2010 2:40 PMHave I Learned Anything by Being Offline?
July 1 2010 7:01 AMAbout the Bunnies
June 16 2010 12:47 PMI Cheated
May 19 2010 10:09 AMIf You Grow Up on the Internet, Are You Better Equipped To Use It Responsibly?
April 7 2010 6:55 AMMy (Probably Crazy) Plan To Give Up the Internet
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Feb. 5 2014 8:04 AMRated ARGGHH!An 18th-century pirate’s unlikely adventure in present-day Florida.
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Dec. 31 2013 7:15 AMNeko: The CatA horror story about distant fathers, mysterious step-mothers, and the power of the purr.
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Dec. 3 2013 7:30 AMOh Brother, My Sister!And you thought the Luke Skywalker–Princess Leia relationship was weird.
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Nov. 4 2013 11:01 PMSpy MiceA whiskered spook takes on the most dangerous mission of her young career.
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Oct. 8 2013 9:05 AM12 Panel PitchWe challenged writers and artists: Pitch an idea for a feature film in one 12-panel cartoon. The results are popcorn-worthy.
Oct. 10 2012 3:30 AMTo Hell With You, Matt GroeningA tribute to Life in Hell, with comics by Alison Bechdel, Tom Tomorrow, and others.
Aug. 24 2011 3:18 AMHow Hard Is It To Get a Cartoon Into The New Yorker?Hard.
Aug. 12 2010 2:39 PMI'm Back on the Web. Help!
July 14 2010 10:05 AMWhat If I Only Use the Internet on Wednesdays?
Culture Gabfest
June 30 2010 11:38 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "Beauty in the Sky" EditionListen to Slate's show about the week in culture.
June 2 2010 7:06 AMBeing Offline Makes It Easier To Be a Mets Fan
April 21 2010 9:31 AMIs It Cheating if I Listen to a Podcast?



Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

  News & Politics
Sept. 20 2014 11:13 AM -30-
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.