Welcome…

… but be forewarned. You’ve stumbled onto my patch of cyber “real” estate. If odd drawings of semi-naked, not-so-polite people will offend you, limit your views to the “Published Work” pages. Don’t go to… Continue reading

SEE WORLD

“The artist has this consciousness of reality in life around him, but also the life within him which is just as real. Possibly it is more real than the life around him because… Continue reading

YOU ARE HERE

“Every individual… neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it… he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as… Continue reading

SUBURBICON

“The pleasantness of the residential suburbs, the pleasantness of the sarcophagi of greenery where the television aerials gleam. The pleasantness of aphanisis in the death-laden detached houses, set in a bower of lilacs… Continue reading

BETWEEN YOUTH AND NOW

Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. —Stevie Wonder Stevie’s right, and this one’s… Continue reading

INSTINCT AND ALGORITHM

“Once upon a time, in some out of the way corner of that universe which is dispersed into numberless twinkling solar systems, there was a star upon which clever beasts invented knowing. That… Continue reading

LET THEM LAUGH

 ‘“I wear the chain I forged in life.”  replied the Ghost. “I made it link by link, and yard by yard; I girded it on of my own free will, and of my… Continue reading

THE DE-BOGGED FROG

Let us divide — with skill —Let us discourse — with care —Powder exists in Charcoal —Before it exists in Fire — —Emily Dickinson Long ago and far away, in frog years and… Continue reading

CAPITALIST PUNISHMENT

“Work almost always has a double aspect: it is a bondage, a wearisome drudgery; but it is also a source of interest, a steadying element, a factor that helps to integrate the worker… Continue reading

WHAT’S BEEN DONE TO YOU

The drawing is a metaphor, of course. The suits and the personifications attached to them are, in the real world, the varied human social tendencies bundled in individual bodies. This is how we… Continue reading

A MONKEY’S TALE

“Darwinian man though well behaved, at best is only a monkey shaved!” —W. S. Gilbert, from Princess Ida, a Gilbert and Sullivan operetta Evolve? No way! Yeah sure, there is something to be… Continue reading