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

DOING LAPS IN FREE SWIM

“May we suggest that art is likely to be characterized by low stringency (i.e., high ambiguity and interpretability) where systems of conduct ideals are in doubt or social values are in the process… Continue reading

HYPOCRITIC OATHS

“No, Senator Cruz, this isn’t ‘theater,’”— Sen. Amy Klobuchar THE USA WAS FOUNDED by people seeking freedom and opportunity. They achieved this in large measure by denying freedom and opportunity to others. There… Continue reading

BEKNIGHTED

SOME QUESTIONS: Do you think there is a difference between who you are and what you do? Do you believe you are more than an ever-shifting collection of actions both past and possible?… Continue reading

HYPER HYPOCRISY

“We have in fact, two kinds of morality, side by side: one which we preach, but do not practice, and another which we practice, but seldom preach.” — Bertrand Russell EDITORIAL CARTOONISTS USUALLY… Continue reading

UNSEEN GESTURES

He was never there.In the park with the others.Only his disguises. None of the witnesses could recall any details. “He made us uneasy,” was all that most could say. “Wasn’t he supposed to… Continue reading

TRAINS OF THOUGHT

“Shame is shame in front of someone…Others is the essential mediator between me and myself:I am ashamed of myself as I appear to others”—Jean Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness THE WEIRD KID, shown… Continue reading

A DARK RIDE

Noise and crowds suffered,For joy, but not for sadness.Ticket bought, punched. Promises to ourselves—And from others—kept and not‘Cause life’s a dark ride.

ODYSSEUS IN LOVE

“Look to the helm, good master–many a shoalMarks this stern coast, and rocks, where sits the SirenWho, like ambition, lures men to their ruin.” —Walter Scott IMAGINE THE ODYSSEY as a coming of… Continue reading

SCHLOCK AND AWE

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” —Voltaire DRAGON, BEAR AND CLOWN. An editorial cartoon, but only sort of. Yes, it has a lot of the characteristics of… Continue reading

AMERICAN TRIPTYCH

VISIONS OF HEAVEN AND HELL ON EARTH, lost, remembered, and given up on. But I’m not sure what they all mean, not being religious. Sometimes the pictures explain themselves and I just write… Continue reading