Lichtenstein’s Birthday . . .

. . . was yesterday. It’s been almost three years since I’ve posted anything on this horrifically-neglected blog, so I’m posting something I drew 18 years ago as a test. If you see my farewell…

Return of the Living Fed (1996)

Sheila Copps was a Canadian Liberal Member of Parliament (and the first woman Deputy Prime Minister) in ’93, but resigned in 1996 after promising to do so during the ’93 campaign if the Liberal party…

Bre-X Redux

As earlier promised, here is a better — and larger — scan of the Bre-X cartoon I drew for the Messenger in ’97. The previous version may be seen here. Click on the graphic below…

Upcoming Posts

When I go through the logs of this site, I see several things. Content scrapers repeatedly drop in to steal articles and illustrations to sell to anyone fool enough to buy from them; script-run spammers…

Find the Error

News has interested me from my childhood. Not too long ago, news writers were literate folk who made certain of their facts — not to mention their spelling and grammar — before writing “-30-” on…

September’s End

‘Good-hearted Guy’ Eaten by Pigs It’s one thing to bite the hand that feeds you . . . and quite another to chow down on the feeder. Oregon farmer Terry Garner was consumed by his…

Events and Passages

As fall starts thinking of rolling around, people — it seems — start to fall away. Yesterday, I read of an arguably successful director/producer who ended it all by throwing himself from a Los Angeles…

RIP: Epstein and Arnold

If you didn’t grow up in North America in the ’70s, you probably aren’t overly moved by today’s news that actor Ron Palillo died of a heart attack . . . just as you likely weren’t…

Got Linux? Android?

SoftMaker Software GmbH is an independent subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. They’re the folks behind SoftMaker — an office suite similar to Microsoft Office — and Freefont.de, a site those in the know visit at least once monthly…

Interesting Times

Officially, the U.S. national debt is 15.9 trillion dollars. Well, a bit more than that; according to past U.S. Comptroller David Walker, it’s at US$70 trillion and increasing at about US$10 million a minute. The…