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Via Keith “Keef” Knight. I have always remembered that as a writer I am constantly working on variations of a single plot: something changed. There are many permutations on this, my favorite being either, a stranger comes to the village (think Something Wicked This Way Comes) or someone leaves the village (think Moby Dick). Everything […]
She showed up three days after my 59th birthday and I’ve been burning through more than 1,000 words a day since. My current novel, Absent Son, passed 50,000 words last Monday and I’m rapidly closing in on 200 pages. Clearly, willowy and alabaster are for slackers. Via Oglaf… Warning! Very NSFW… There are, however, no […]
Mano Singham and Jon Stewart also weigh in on the crimes of Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Rice.
Humans are complicated and ultimately individually unique. Each of us is a singular serious of adjectives that begins with Human and ends with me. As a wise woman once told me, Once you’ve met a person who is x then you know one person who is x. All of our personal Venn diagrams look like […]
[O]ne week a month was always reserved for a True Story. It was a dose of realism that gave The City its pedigree. No matter how much the strip changed over nearly a quarter century, even after I dropped almost all my original characters and morphed a silly Gen X humor strip into a savage […]
Since we’re talking about fences… On 13 June 2013, the Supreme Court Of The United States created a no-protesters buffer zone in front of their court. Seems to me, and to Jen Sorensen, that what is good for the goose is good for the gander and protesters should quickly fill the previously off-limits plaza with […]
Seriously, I have, have you? Dropped into my blogpile 970 days ago…
I have discovered that Brain Pickings is the worst rabbit hole I have ever found on the intertubes, far worse than YouTube or Facebook or Twitter, and for that reason wonderful.
But I still scored 10 out of 10…
[Bill] Watterson told the Washington Post that he’d first had the idea of appearing in the Pearls Before Swine strip “several years ago, when Stephan did one of his strips that mocked his own drawing ability and mentioned my strip in comparison”. “I thought it might be funny for me to ghost ‘Pearls’ sometime, just […]