Category Archives: nonsense

Sketchbook: Rocket Dog

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Mole Folk: Underground Dystopia of the Future

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The Top 10 Big Movies I’m Looking Forward to this Summer

10. Fish Mouth A gritty reboot of When Harry Met Sally, with Rooney Mara as Sally, Christian Bale as Harry, Channing Tatum as Bruno Kirby, and Charlotte Gainsbourg as Carrie Fisher. 9. Narcoleptic, Parts 1 and 2 The uneventful journey … Continue reading

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10 Completely True Shocking Facts About ‘Star Wars’ That You Probably Didn’t Know Before the Internet

10. The famous friendship between Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart started when they crossed paths during the casting process for the voice of R2-D2, a role that eventually went to Zero Mostel. 9. The very first draft of the basic … Continue reading

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“Some actually marvelous function . . .”

The headline was the actual true beginning of today’s spam comment, which came courtesy of Zemcron78349MVh, who hails (I imagine) from a lovely little Quonset hut on the edge of the Taklamakan. The spam included a friendly invitation to invest … Continue reading

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Fake Book Project: ‘A Brief History of Perelorn’

Clearly, this is hard to read. Click on the image to open a PDF version. A page from The Story of Oxford, by S.P.B. Mais, 1951 A long time ago, I had to do a quick metal typesetting thing for … Continue reading

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Imaginary Souvenir: Menu from the Ham Cabin

Just some of that “idle hands are the Devil’s workshop” kind of stuff. Not that I’m ever actually idle. But it seemed like an okay moment in-between being super-busy with other things to draft this silly made-up menu. Your next … Continue reading

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Newer Job Ad

Domestic Surveillance Associate Federal [REDACTED] for Strategic [REDACTED], [REDACTED], Virginia These days, it seems like everybody’s spying on everybody else! Google does it, Facebook does it, even poor old Yahoo! still manages to do it, somehow! And you better believe … Continue reading

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New Job Ads

Junior Graphic Artist National DynaNozzle, Trout Mountain, GA Do you like to draw? Do you like secrets? Would you like to draw pictures of top secret types of missiles and jet planes? Would you like to work in a cubicle … Continue reading

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Super Messy New Art Made From Really Messy Old Art

For a thing I’m supposed to be working on and in fact actually am working on, except not right now, because of needing some catch-up sleep and also various other reasons. But, anyway, I’ll be working on it again very, … Continue reading

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Pen Pal

This important message arrived in my mailbox yesterday: Your Diplomat Has Now Arrive! And, well, at first I thought it was fake, but then I actually read the email and the guy ended up sounding pretty legit. Apparently, they had … Continue reading

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Genius Spam

I think my so-called blog has now become a thing sort of like a laundry lint trap, because the only comments it gets anymore are just billions of spam comments. Although they’re pretty entertaining comments, even if they’re generated by … Continue reading

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Pimento

Ah, Spring Break at last! Now I can resume work on my novel Pimento, a vast historical saga about seventeen generations of the Scovilles, a family of pepper magnates in the Central American “Pepper Republic” of Costa Mala. I’m working … Continue reading

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Brand New Hero

Idea for a new superhero: Good-Looking Corpse, a re-animated showbiz legend of some kind with surprisingly nice zombie skin and fancy scrimshaw dentures, wears a rhinestone tuxedo to hide his rhinestone superhero suit, fights crime with witticisms and drum solos … Continue reading

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Imaginary Paperback: ‘Mission to Oberon’

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