BEING AND SAND

“Childhood memories are sometimes covered and obscured beneath the things that come later, like childhood toys forgotten at the bottom of a crammed adult closet, but they are never lost for good.” —… Continue reading

NEITHER REAL NOR NOT

Adventure without risk is Disneyland.” — Douglas Coupland, Canadian novelist and artist. You still want the fairytale castle, a metaphor of what you wished for) and the good old small town mainstreet vibes,… Continue reading

PAID ATTENTION

“I don’t dance, I don’t sing. / I don’t bring home anything.” “But I used to,” the client in the illustration admits, adding a line of prose to his epigraphic verse. He’s a… Continue reading

JEREMIAD WAS A BULLFROG

True story: a long time ago, 1971, A good friend of mine was sitting around his apartment on a friday night by himself as usual, drinking some wine also as usual. When his… Continue reading

QUARTER MILE QUARTERLY P&L

“They’re seeking ways now to drag us all underbut there’d be no such wars, were there nothing to plunder.” — Epigraph for Pieter Bruegel the elder’s 1567 print “The fight of the money-bags… Continue reading

WHENCE WHITHER WTF

“[E]very child is an artist until he’s told he’s not an artist” —Musician and songwriter John Lennon, 1969 Every child is an artist, with imagination and the artistic instinct. Life stamps these out”… Continue reading

LOOKING BACK

 “And I awoke and found me here, / On the cold hill’s side. And this is why I sojourn here, / Alone and palely loitering” — John Keats This is another revisit to… Continue reading

FAT ICARUS

One mustn’t look at the abyss, because there is at the bottom an inexpressible charm which attracts us. —Gustave Flaubert A presence of an absence, a trump shaped hole, that is not going… Continue reading

PARTS IS PARTS

“If you don’t eat yer meat, you can’t have any pudding.” —Musician, composer Roger Waters Looks like, but ain’t. This one is not just for students rather it’s for all consumers and its… Continue reading

RETROFICTION

Over timeOne opens doors,Is tempted, then is not.Over timeOpportunity beckonsThen just cons. The drawing above is, as best as I can manage, in the style of one of my art heroes, Edward Gorey… Continue reading