Author Archives: Theric Jepson

About Theric Jepson

Theric Jepson writes (and writes about) fiction, comics, movies, and other unholy things. http://thmazing.com

Thankful for five

. Last year I wrote about five books that have shaped my sense of what Mormon literature can be. This year I can share five works that have fine-tuned this sense. It’s been a dandy of year. (Although my slapdash image-making … Continue reading

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King Josiah

. [NOTE: Nothing about this post is intended to impress your seminary teacher. I’m playing loose with the facts which facts are themselves at best loose. Don’t argue the past. The past is not the point. The point is the … Continue reading

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Accountability to the little guy

. This blog was down for several days this month because someone forgot to pay for the domain name or hosting or something rudimentary like that. The accompanying website has been down for a long time for reasons unclarified. I … Continue reading

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Nelda Booras

. Nelda Booras passed away August 13, 2014 in Oakland, California, at 96 years old. If you, like me, did not know until Karen Rosenbaum told you that she “was an accomplished and galleried artist,” now you do. Sister Booras does not seem … Continue reading

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Pioneer Day Free Association

. One hundred sixty-eight years ago, the Brooklyn arrived in San Francisco, making it a predominately Mormon town (it didn’t last). In celebration of this moment, some free association. First, my comic about expedition leader Sam Brannan (originally published in SF … Continue reading

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Do we have art that responds to Recent Events?

. The other night I followed a link to a blog I hadn’t been to in years, Mormon Child Bride. Although it looks much as it ever did, since I was last there, it has changed from a more knowing … Continue reading

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