I’m a big fan of Warren Ellis’ comic books. Transmetropolitan made me appreciate comics again. As well as journalism. And Hunter S. Thompson as a writer. And it did definitely influence my approach to reporting [footnote]As you might know from my (German) piece on why never enjoyed writing for Waffenkultur that much and why I favour first person style.[/footnote].
So I usually enjoy his newsletter. The recent one had the following lines, which infuriated me (which is a good thing, having news that get you out of your comfort zone. Though maybe I get too much of that these days). Continue reading “Punching people in the face – because Warren Ellis said so”