Category Archives: references

Wrestling with the Voting Public

I’ve been thinking a lot about the presidential election, and what I believe nearly everyone missed about the Trump campaign method. Trump presented himself as a laughable candidate to many people, despite constant primary victories, humiliating his opponents in debates, and massive … Continue reading

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What Makes Nighthawks Important

It is unimportant that Nighthawks is based on a real place. What is special about it, is that we know how what those people are feeling.

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Collages: Cloudy Eye, and Collage with 3 Men and a House Boat

Two more collages. One I enjoy, another not so much. Lets start with the lesser… I wanted to do some pieces not using any comic book elements, so I started the one above using old maps on a black background. The … Continue reading

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Influences, Part 2: Bob Elliott, Magical Realism & Hiding Your Hand

Following up on my post about David Bowie In 1946 radio broadcaster Bob Elliott teamed up with Ray Goulding, and for the next five decades the duo crafted exceptionally wonderful and silly radio comedy. Bob & Ray were heard on … Continue reading

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Joke Origins: I wish I could retire / The State Hospital

I blog at another site, FLIMSpringfield.net where a friend and I muck about with the classic Simpsons years, and their relation to media tropes. Basically, it’s an excuse to play with some of my favorite pop culture characters. This weekend, I … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Up To. Productivity

I never expected I would let this blog go as long as I have without working on it.  That is the exact opposite of the reason I started it. I have been productive though, and wanted to talk about that here. … Continue reading

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What are these strange and silly pictures?

The images I’ve posted here are built from old comic books, some free-use fonts, and a couple other scans and findings. I have a resource stack of many out-of-copyright books that I’m practicing on. I’m gathering other sources now too, … Continue reading

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