Two years of reading (2015-17)

Every two years I publish a list of the books which I read during that period. Here is my 2015-17 list, featuring the reasons why xxx by xxxxx was my favourite book from that period.

Stuart McMillen website redesign comparison. Comparing 2012 versus 2017 era web design of website.

New website redesign!

This version of my website replaces the previous version of the site that launched in April 2012 – over five years ago. Five years is a long time in internet-years, and a lot has changed with best-practices for websites since 2012. The major change is the rise of smartphones and small screens as the seemingly-dominant […]

Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels - video review Stuart McMillen

Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels

I discuss my Top 10 Essential Graphic Novels list: a comic book buyers guide. These books are my graphic novel recommendations for new readers of comics.

Cartoon of Buckminster Fuller in Dymaxion Car with invisible horses next to vehicle. 84 pages

Energy Slaves

How many invisible "energy slave" workers does it take to fuel our modern lifestyles?

Stuart McMillen tour of cartoon studio in office

Quick tour of new desk and office

In late 2016 I moved from my home office to a coworking office. I give a quick video tour of my new desk, and discuss my plans for 2017.

Stuart McMillen personal reflection talk at Sunday Assembly

Personal reflection talk: not owning a smartphone

I gave a talk about my decision to shun smartphones. This talk about why I still use a 'dumbphone' was the personal reflection at Sunday Assembly Canberra in December 2016.

Stuart McMillen Patreon crowdfunding pitch video

Patreon crowdfunding pitch video – 2016

I shot a pitch video for my Patreon crowdfunding campaign in 2016. In the video, I discuss what I try to achieve with my comics, and how readers can support my work.

Stuart McMillen Aussie crowdfunding pitch with Akubra hat and VB beer and galah

The most ‘Aussie’ crowdfunding pitch ever

In 2016, I attempted to make the most exaggeratedly 'Aussie' crowdfunding pitch video that I could imagine, wearing an Akubra hat and khaki shirt.

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Deviance in the Dark

A classic behavioural psychology experiment. In the 1970s, researchers took eight strangers and shut them inside a dark room for an hour. What happened next?