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

NOT FOOLING THE I

A flat in a play, a trompe-l’œil work showing an object of conspicuous consumption plus a couple of people who admire such things. The protagonist realizing the pointlessness of keeping up his part… Continue reading

GHOSTS

“—What is a ghost? Stephen said with tingling energy. One who has faded into impalpability through death, through absence, through change of manners.” ― James Joyce, Ulysses Yes, People become more ghost-like as… Continue reading

RAFT OF SOMETHING

We need to figure a way to get trump out of our consciousness. it’s not a party he’s taken over, though that he has, but also the only life raft available when our… Continue reading

THREE STEREOTYPES WALK INTO A BAR

“We replaced the dialogue with the communiqué.” —Albert Camus The image here illustrates a joke, “Three stereotypes walk into a bar … they order drinks and wait for the punch line.” Stereotyping, while… Continue reading

TELEVISION AFTER THE SERMON

This drawing is based on Paul Gauguin’s Vision After the Sermon (Jacob Wrestling with the Angel.) Look it up if you are not familiar with the thing. It was painted in Pont-Aven, France… Continue reading

CAPITAL PAINS

There’s no community left; we live alone in our homes—if we are lucky enough to have them. We have neighbors, but they are not like us. They are not from around here, either… Continue reading

SHIPS OF A FOOL

Long ago you hung out with your co-workers or school chums because you all had histories, interests, talents and/or goals in common and that makes it easier get by in the not-so-brave new… Continue reading

SOME DAY IN THE PARK

Being born is generally a good start;back then you were valued—loved, they say—simply for who you are. What you do has little to do with it; you can be little more than a… Continue reading

END SPECULATIVE PUNDITRY!

Here I am making a post of the type I, just this morning, told myself I was gonna stop reading! Try to stop, try to read fewer of, anyway. This could be a piece… Continue reading

CHILLIN’ IN BIGLY PARK

“The sumptuous age of stars and images is reduced to a few artificial tornado effects, pathetic fake buildings, and childish tricks which the crowd pretends to be taken in by to avoid feeling… Continue reading