Notes from the Manager
Last week, Arclight Cinemas announced it was opening a 14-screen theater in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of Chicago, near North & Clybourn. Not a bad location, though it's pretty annoyingly congested all the time.
After a little extra research, I found out this had been briefly mentioned in a release about the New City development that it was part of, and I figured that Norma (if not Jason) would have been up on this sort of news.
SCHEDULE UPDATE! Apologies for the last minute/sudden decision about this, but Multiplex is switching to a Monday/Friday schedule. (And likely Friday afternoon, at that.) I've only been to one class so far, but it looks like there is zero chance of me making the regular Thursday deadlines this semester.
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Saturday, March 8, 2014
We’ve just hit the second milestone goal ($600)!
What this means is, once my patrons’ accounts are charged next (around the first of next month), MULTIPLEX WILL BE COMPLETELY READER-SUPPORTED AND DEVOID OF THOSE ANNOYING THIRD PARTY ADS. Thank you so incredibly much to all of the Patreon backers and anyone else who spread the word about the project (or Multiplex, really)!
Once I can roll out the reworked site, strip images will be significantly larger (most likely 900px wide), yet the website should still load a bit faster. My programmer Jelly and I are looking at making the site both responsive and retina-friendly at the same time, but those may take a while longer… so no promises for those just yet.
I would just yank the ads now, because I hate them, except that would screw up the site layout. Removing them is not quite as simple as it might seem, I’m afraid, and will involve a bit of a redesign, as I mention in the Milestone Goals sidebar over at Patreon.
When we reach the NEXT milestone goal ($1000): I will post (at least) four Multiplex Movie Reviews or other bonus comics per month here for patrons! So it will be allllmost like three strips per week.
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