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world cup bonus: fashion, design and sarcasm

Regular reader Wolfie is tirelessly patient as he reteaches me the rules of soccer (excuse me,”association football”) every four years so we can watch the World Cup together.  He also sends me cool links. So, for those of you more … Continue reading

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a valuable topical link

The soccer (or, as Wikipedia insists on calling it, the “association football”) World Cup is in full swing now, and if you are only a casual watcher of the Beautiful Game,  it really adds something to your enjoyment (and authority … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– zird walking

In many parts the Knotted Rope universe, primitive birdlike creatures that look like small feathered dinosaurs with wings survive into the present day.  They can either glide or fly, are good hunters, and are loyal to whoever they first see … Continue reading

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car spotting on the internet

A visit to the house email account yesterday afternoon uncovered a missive from reader Sean Bieri, who can be relied on to have something interesting to share.  Yesterday’s email was no exception: he handed me this picture, which he had … Continue reading

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mold-a-rama epilog

(Or “epilogue”, if you prefer.  I can never decide how brutal I want to be with the modern spellings on words in this family.) The research I’ve been doing for this week’s Mold-A-Rama posts offer evidence that the gorilla sculpture … Continue reading

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“waterloo sunset”

Do you ever read something, make a careful note, and then not remember where you read it?  When this happens under academic circumstances, where a point or detail is useless without a citation, this can be a disaster.  For the … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– the noakes library expands

Or at least adds an annex.  Some of you may already be checking in on the Noakes Library tumblr to see a gallery of the photo references I’m using for my stories, but now Iowa Ginsberg,  library assistant supreme and … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday — how to identify a cartoonist

A cartoonist is the person who, when she sees this beautiful historic photograph,her first thought is “Cute bag! I could put my sketchbook and my camera in the main compartment and my pencil case in the front pocket and there’s … Continue reading

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welcome new (and returning) readers!

If everything is going according to plan, a lot of my business cards have made their way into the hands of friends, colleagues, readers, and general passers by over the last few days, and I hope at least some of … Continue reading

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read “tonbo”, a classic kekionga minicomic!

You are cordially invited to read Tonbo, one of my very favorite Kekionga minicomics. It’s a workplace comedy.  It’s a romance.  It’s got an alternate history pickup truck in it. It’s now on line, posted panel by panel with full … Continue reading

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