Tag Archive: politics

THE FIELD OF SCHEMES

“I sit on a man’s back, choking him and making him carry me, and yet assure myself and others that I am very sorry for him and wish to ease his lot by… Continue reading

PLAGIARIZED SIN

The illustration (painting 016) conflates the agitprop parables of a paradise lost from an iron age monotheistic religion and modern secular political conspiracy. They both use their “wisdom” tales to keep their canon… Continue reading

GORILLAS IN THE MIX

We are just apes underneath the designer suits and cocktail dresses. Or in my case, jeans and flannels. We use our big brains to pick and choose which of the myriad apish attributes… Continue reading

WAKE ME WHEN

Waiting for nothing in particular, just waiting for something not the way it is—something better obviously—a positive comment on a post (got that, thanks), an email not asking for money, a phone call… Continue reading

AMERICAN BLOW-OFF

The painting (009) shows a 2019 sideshow, American-style. Here the “marks” and “mooches” wander the midway, some caught up in their own private “wunderkammer” or “hoochie-koochie.” Others are still entranced by the “bally”… Continue reading

RELATIVE TODDLERISM

The idea for this post came during my morning rant while I was pondering that there seemed to be no “good guys” in politics or the media any more than there are in… Continue reading

SHIP OF TOOLS

No revisit to a particular image, this, rather to some general metaphors. The party-animal boat, biz peeps as lizards and of course mermaids are all things I’ve drawn before. This combination of those,… Continue reading

THIN ICE

The point of this one, painting 004, is the paradox of ice for the skater and water for the rower. Two worlds in the same place, each observable to the other, but little… 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

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