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Art, Food, Sex and Trauma: Mark Maynard shoots the shit with the most important artists to ever draw breath on the planet earth… Episode 3: Peter Sickman-Garner

Today we’re joined by Peter Sickman-Garner, the cartoonist behind the beloved series Hey, Mister. Pete’s new book, the 192-page graphic novel Come Hell or Highwater Pants, will be be released by Top Shelf this Saturday at the Toronto Comic Art Festival. MARK: When did you first start drawing? And, what, if you can recall, was […]

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Bring a casserole and watch me lie to the people of Hamtramck this Saturday

If you read this site with any regularity, you know my friend Steve. I’ve chatted with him here quite a few times in the past about his magazine, Stupor, and the art space he runs in Hamtramck, Public Pool. Well, he’s invited me to speak this Saturday at something called the Good Tyme Writers Buffet, […]

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Totally Quotable Arlo: First Sentence Edition

Arlo said his first sentence today. I didn’t hear it. Linette heard it, as did her mother and father. Under normal circumstances, I’d be sad to have missed my son’s first complete sentence, but, since, by all accounts, what he said was a lie, I think I’m OK with it. Here, from what I’m told, […]

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Cheney v. Snowden

CONTEXT: Former Vice President Dick Cheney, proving definitively that trials are a pointless waste of time and resources, came up from his pit full of freshly-harvested child hearts yesterday to announce on Fox News that he’d found NSA whistleblower Eric Snowden to be guilty of treason. Snowden, to his credit, then took to the internet […]

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“The gay thug apples did it!”

For those of you who are interested, I’m still accepting artwork inspired by Justin Zatkoff. Here’s a piece given to me a few minutes ago by my wife. She apparently had the good fortune today of finding a baby pear that had a bruise right about where one of its eyes would be… if pears […]

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