Blog posts about making comics, creating zines, life, and everything.
Garden gnomesSeptember 29, 2010 | Blog
The garden gnomes tried to get into the house last night. Their hats blew away in the wind, and they got scared. Not enough oatmeal, likely. Their fingers left thin streaks in the grime on the basement windows where they tried to open them. The house flies think the streaks are freeways, up and down, […]
Aiden the catJuly 2, 2010 | Blog
You beautiful psycho, you manic queen. There will never be another quite like you. Aiden the cat, 1997-2010. Good luck out there buddy.
Murder in the Green ForestJune 16, 2010 | Blog
Murder in the Green Forest: Reddy Fox is found dead, and everyone’s a suspect. Seriously, somebody needs to write this.
Dorothy Parker on fameMay 14, 2010 | Blog
I’m never going to be famous. My name will never be writ large on the roster of Those Who Do Things. I don’t do any thing. Not one single thing. I used to bite my nails, but I don’t even do that any more. Dorothy Parker
Bobby Funke on being misunderstoodMarch 20, 2010 | Blog
Nobody’s misunderstood. That’s just what people say when they don’t like who they are. Bobby Funke, Assassination of a High School President
Albert Munsell in living colourMarch 12, 2010 | Blog
In the early 20th century, Albert Munsell invented a system for naming colours numerically by hue, value and chroma. A hundred years later, the Munsell color system remains internationally accepted, yet the only image that exists of it’s creator is a lousy black and white photo.
Dream a little dreamJanuary 5, 2010 | Blog
I don’t dream often, so last night was a surprise. A ragtag band of heros bring down a corupt corporation. They stack the executives like fire wood in the center of a round room with floor to ceiling windows. A crowd gathers inside and out to witness. The leader stands forward. “Do not work for […]
Quentin Crisp on failureJanuary 3, 2010 | Blog
If at first you don’t succeed, failure may be your style. Quentin Crisp
Saint Nicholas vs Psycho Butcher. Fight!December 25, 2009 | Blog
Okay, the story goes like this: it’s the 4th century, there’s a bit of a famine happening, and there’s this psycho butcher who decides to chop up a bunch of kids, salt the meat in barrels, and sell it as cured ham. Along comes Saint Nicholas, the generous Bishop of Myra, to help the needy. […]
Thank Frigg it’s FridayNovember 13, 2009 | Blog
Frigg, the Norse goddess of love and fertility, was banished to a mountaintop and proclaimed a witch once Christianity was embraced by Norse and Germanic tribes. There she lost her shit, and once a week she met with eleven other witches, and the devil to plan out the fateful misfortunes for the coming week. The […]