Monthly archive March, 2016
present grind

present grind

status of a page from a short comic I have been drawing this week
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advice

Cartooning is a curse. Don’t let the posis tell you different. It might seem fun before the carpal issues settle in, but in the long run nothing will destroy you faster. Now that i’m finished with another book, you’d think i’d be trying to figure out how to get into grad school, getting a hobby...
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our scene

our scene

I still have snapchat on my phone and it never gets used: garbagegabby
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Borges you to death

Matthew XXV:30 by Jorge Luis Borges The first bridge, Constitution Station. At my feet the shunting trains trace iron labyrinths. Steam hisses up and up into the night, which becomes at a stroke the night of the Last Judgment. From the unseen horizon and from the very center of my being, an infinite voice pronounced...
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Milwaukee Ave.

Milwaukee Ave.

Still waiting on more news about my new books. Also planning to get a collection of diary comics printed, against all my own better judgement, in time for SPX (which i prob can’t afford to go to, but it’s nice to have deadlines). I keep forgetting i put the wordpress app on my phone, so...
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facts of life

facts of life

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social convention

social convention

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art: a very big deal

“The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions hidden by the answers.” -James Baldwin “We have all the answers. It is the questions we do not know.” -Dostoyevksy “Art is not a mirror reflecting society but a hammer to shape it.” -Bertolt Brecht, possibly via Trotsky Yeah well
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connecting the dots

connecting the dots

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public appeal

For better or worse, pessimism without compromise lacks public appeal. In all, the few who have gone to the pains of arguing for a sullen appraisal of life might as well never have been born. As history confirms, people will change their minds about almost anything, from which god they worship to how they style...
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<->

“I think that our only route to freedom and our only route to pleasure can come after we have first recognized that freedom and pleasure are not possible in this world.” –Nagisa Ôshima
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pursuits

pursuits

not much time to post this week as circumstances have spiraled into Max Workload territory, after idly agreeing to perform a comic story for the upcoming Zine Not Dead event on March 5th (tomorrow). (The link goes to a facebook event page, which probably most people know how to glean information from but i don’t.)...
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