How to end the war in Afghanistan.

Overheard in Facebook, by an “author of nine novels”: What if everybody on Facebook from all over the world got together separately at a specific day and time and sent a collective, silent mind-message to Washington and Afghan to stop the killing? Wouldn’t cost a dime. Would that work do you think? Um, how about ...

How the Google Book Settlement kills creators.

How the Google Book Settlement kills creators.
Google steals books. It has also broken the DMCA and copyright law, which was already shaky. Hey, everything online is free, right? Why not pictures, photos, cartoons, articles, and books? Google is the new Establishment, killing content with unlawful competition. I was trying to decide what to do for my Slate cartoon today, and found ...

Cartoons I’m happy I didn’t do.

Cartoons I'm happy I didn't do.
To see original, and possibly comments on Gocomics: here. What can I say? This “trend” of blogging is about 5 years too old, yet the cartoon was done just yesterday. I don’t know this cartoonist, but he worked at a paper and now he’s syndicated. He doesn’t look that old…and yet…ah, gee, this is just ...

Hello world!

Hello world!
Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging! This is how every WordPress blog begins, with the title and sentence above. (The photo is the view from my apartment of the Glendale mountains, on a very rare day of beautiful clouds.) WordPress is charming and exciting – and ...

In which I get syndicated.

In which I get syndicated.
Hey, I’m back. Can you believe it? It’s that darn Illustration Friday… it keeps pulling me in, daring me to match the new topics they put up each week, rain or shine, holidays be damned. (They’re international and free-spirited over there.) This week’s topic is celebrate. I have some things to celebrate this week, yes, ...

I miss my computer. Backup, you peeps!!

Thanks to those of you still here! Have been pounding the heart of my computer for 10 days trying to make it live. Right before Christmas I got spyware from a large site (yes, that has many cartoons, which is shocking enough. What kind of person likes cartoons and also sends spyware out?) I used ...