Archive for the 'Art' Category

BURY THE DEAD, FIGHT LIKE HELL FOR THE LIVING…

April 17th, 2014

WEIRDNESS IS WHAT MAKES ART…

April 6th, 2014

Nathaniel Rich writes: …most students didn’t know what to make of his music. I certainly didn’t. It was obvious that he was playing flawlessly pieces of astounding difficulty and complexity, but only the other musicians on stage and his instructors were fully able to appreciate his talent. After one performance, a classmate, struggling to formulate […]

FIVE HOURS A NIGHT, JUST PLAIN GONE…

February 15th, 2014

Hey Gavin, I’ve been working boring jobs and playing video games my entire life. I’ve been toying around with the idea of being a musician since high school, but never had the confidence to step out of my comfort zone and actually try my hand at creating music professionally. Then I ran into Zen Pencils. […]

TO SHOW YOUR LOVE ON VALENTINE’S DAY…

February 14th, 2014

From The Best of 2013…

FREEDOM IS JUST ANOTHER WORD…

January 31st, 2014

From The Best of 2013…

BUT, THEY DO MANAGE TO KEEP THE MONEY…

January 29th, 2014

I understand Derf’s frustration, my own reaction upon reading this bit of obscenity in the news was similar, but we make an error when we pretend that just because the people holding the money didn’t actually earn the money, they must be idiots. That may be the case, as it was with a few monarchs […]

GROUND CONTROL TO MAJOR TOM

January 24th, 2014

And a nod to David Bowie… From The Best of 2013…

AMIRI BARAKA, 1934-2014…

January 13th, 2014

Dramatist, novelist and poet…

MY STUDENTS HATE SCHOOL…

January 10th, 2014

From The Best of 2013…

INSTEAD OF RUNNING FROM THE OTHERS…

January 3rd, 2014

From The Best of 2013…

SOCIAL MEDIA, SOCIAL DISEASE, SOCIAL SCOURGE…

December 27th, 2013

HAPPY CHRISTMAS GRETCHEN CARLSON…

December 25th, 2013

Via Mano Singham…

GENIUS IS DOING THE WORK… NOW…!

December 17th, 2013

UNLESS YOU’RE A U.S. PRESIDENT, THAT IS…

December 11th, 2013

ANOTHER HERO GONE…

December 5th, 2013

IF YOU’RE FEELING THANKFUL TODAY…

November 27th, 2013

I bought a print this morning. If you’re feeling thankful today, you should buy one too.

RICHARD FEYNMAN ON THE BEAUTY OF A FLOWER…

November 21st, 2013

MY HEAD IS SO HERE…

November 14th, 2013

Via Mano Singham…

TO TAKE UP MY PEN AND WRITE…

November 2nd, 2013

This too is Zen.

WHY WRITERS ALWAYS CARRY NOTEBOOKS…

October 13th, 2013

Lynn Johnston writes: Again, a Sunday strip that didn’t have to be invented. Word for word, this was real dialogue, and I wrote it down on a paper towel in the kitchen. I never seemed to have a notebook available. There was one in my bedside table for ideas that came in the night, but […]

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