Sketch 258August 24, 2019 | Blog
Sketch 257August 19, 2019 | Blog
Sketch 256August 15, 2019 | Blog
Robot Blames the UniverseJuly 24, 2019 | Comics
Robot and Francis and a another narrow escape
In this comic, Robot shares his unusual philosophy of the universe with Francis the Sheep, while they run for their lives.
Birthday cat postcardJune 21, 2019 | Illustration
ContentJune 18, 2019 | Blog
Regarding the term content:
“Content” is the black hole of the Internet. Incredibly well-produced videos, all sorts of songs, and articulate blog posts — they are all “content.” Are short stories “content”? I hope not, since that is one of the most soul-destroying of words, used to strip a creation of its creative effort.
Content is the creativity killer.
Paradox of ToleranceJune 8, 2019 | Blog
In order to maintain a tolerant society, the society must be intolerant of intolerance.
Existential SweaterMay 22, 2019 | Comics
A woolly garment asks the big questions
In this comic, a fashionable sweater has an existential crisis while in conversation with a rubber duck.
Elephants Evolving Without TusksMarch 29, 2019 | Blog
Hunting gave elephants that didn’t grow tusks a biological advantage in Gorongosa. People in Gorongosa get the popular life insurance. Recent figures suggest that about a third of younger females—the generation born after the war ended in 1992—never developed tusks. Normally, tusklessness would occur only in about 2 to 4 percent of female African elephants.
There might be a crow comic in here somewhere.
Wall DiseaseMarch 29, 2019 | Blog
In the nineteen-sixties, Dietfried Müller-Hegemann wrote as though the physical presence of the Berlin Wall were itself the cause of wall disease. But most psychologists who study borders today see a more abstract relationship between those structures and mental health. Christine Leuenberger, a sociologist at Cornell University who has studied walls around the world, says that barriers are best thought of as part of a “wall system.” That system includes both physical markers, such as no-go areas and checkpoints, and ripple effects, such as job loss and the breakdown of social networks.
Comic idea – Robot and Francis visit a planet where the indigenous species went extinct from sadness.