Category Archives: random thoughts

Sketch: 100% Totally True Picture Window Picture

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Future Doodle: Hyperjet

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Practicing the One-sheet Book

Practice One-sheet Book (layered PDF)

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Random Catching Up

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Famous Movie Beards #37: ‘Le genou di Claire’

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Because of Germs

A drawing my Uncle did back in the Fifties. Love the see-through arms.

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Late Night ‘Fakebook’

Sort of a déjà vu moment: Spent lots of lonesome, difficult late nights in the cold spring of 1997 trying to figure out printing problems while Yo La Tengo’s Fakebook played over and over again on a crummy old boombox. … Continue reading

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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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No Spoilers

What I did in high school instead of reading all of the assigned books was, I read spy novels and mysteries and books about how to make different kinds of art. And then I wrote papers that contained almost entirely … 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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So that’s what “gobsmacked” feels like . . .

And, because I’m doing paperwork but thinking about drawing and wanted to see this again as a reminder of an old idea . . .

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Remember

There are days and nights when you are so far out to sea doing things that seem pretty remote from art, even if you hope they’re in a roundabout way in the service of it, that you sometimes very nearly … Continue reading

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Keep Shelly in Athens

Spent the day making an Excel spreadsheet of four years of water bills while listening to this song by Keep Shelly in Athens about a million times, due to it now being my favorite song. Also learned some stuff for … 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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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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