Monthly archive February, 2016

another indictment

Here is E. M. Cioran, from “Some Blind Alleys: A Letter,” on why everything i do is a wretched mistake: Penetrating the literary inferno, you will come to learn its artifices and its arsenic; shielded from the immediate, that caricature of yourself, you will no longer have any but formal experiences, indirect experiences; you will...
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photodump part 3: infodump

photodump part 3: infodump

Once again Gabby’s Playhouse devolves into some kind of janky tumblr with more photodumps. This time these were not made by me but i thought they might help or divert. Who doesn’t love free content? Sorry we have no idea where they came from; if you know the source we will be happy to credit....
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photodump part 2 (non-mushroom)

photodump part 2 (non-mushroom)

Here are some photogs i have taken over the past months that are not necessarily of mushrooms for once. winter bike scenario casualty this casual expression of racism cracks me up every time i’m in the Joong Boo bathroom home still from the utterly perfect 1983 film Utu is it now unidentified sodcubeTM. for squarelawnTM...
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photodump part 1 (mushrooms)

photodump part 1 (mushrooms)

not a mushroom little tiny golden pholiota making the scene truly gorgeous (and somewhat dry) chicken of the woods the dankest of late-fall resinous polypores, spewin and droolin dead man’s fingers, flippin the bird deer fence notice dryad saddle as some deer’s buffet lunch golden pholiotas & artist conks, living together in harmony and it’s...
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Monsters is back in print

Monsters is back in print

After a seeming eternity in out-of-print purgatory, my sex-life-destroying herpes memoir Monsters is back in print! A few years ago it won a couple Ignatz awards, got into the 2012 Best American Comics Anthology, and was nominated for an Eisner. Now it’s got better binding. It is available for preorder from Consortium here. It will...
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you can now get Sick

you can now get Sick

Thanks for your patience; Sick (the book) is finally done*: It’s available to retail outlets for preorder from Consortium here — please let your local bookstore know if you’d like to read it. I haven’t seen a copy IRL myself yet, but i have seen a grainy phone picture that… pretty much proves it exists?...
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1-25-16

1-25-16

This might be the last diary comic i post for a while. My compulsion to draw them mysteriously dried up about the same time i stopped compulsively drinking at the bar every night (a development which, in turn, was brought on by a sudden new interest in saving even a tiny bit of money in...
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1-18-16

1-18-16

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1-13-16

1-13-16

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1-7-16

1-7-16

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1-6-16

1-6-16

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1-5-16

1-5-16

A perfect example of why diary comics don’t need to exist. Man i am really genuinely sorry i drew and posted this, it is everything i hate about diary comics
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