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Long Live Life!

November 20th, 2017 · No Comments

Long Live Life is now available! It’s my seventh translation of the peerless French humorist Alphonse Allais, a favorite of Surrealists, ‘Pataphysicians, and astute readers everywhere! This is the first publication in English of the master’s 1892 collection, Vive la Vie! — stories culled from the pages of the legendary Bohemian paper Le Chat Noir, […]

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Little Flower

January 22nd, 2017 · 2 Comments

A delicate little song about negative thinking. This is how it begins.

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Limerickshaw: Haiku for the John

October 12th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Black Scat Books has just released its eighth broadside, “Limerickshaw: Haiku for the John.” I’ve selected sixteen classic dirty limericks, and rewritten them as haiku. Cleansed of rhyme, each haiku reveals the laconic narrative at the core. Norman Conquest’s design incorporates an equally classic erotic Japanese print, showing a heteronormative couple generating children. It’s suitable […]

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A Leaf

May 19th, 2015 · 3 Comments

A brief round, after Remy de Gourmont.

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Latrobe History of Beer

November 12th, 2013 · 2 Comments

In 1996, between engagements, I landed a gig with Latrobe beer, researching beer trivia for use on coasters.  The project was coordinated by Jordan Bochanis; the artwork was by veteran Topps illustrator John Pound; and I forget who wrote the final copy.  I was paid well, and learned many interesting things about beer.  There were […]

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A Lipogram

August 14th, 2013 · 10 Comments

I was apparently interested in Oulipian constraints and recreational linguistics at an early age: I found a lipogram that I wrote when I was about ten.

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Leaving Home

July 31st, 2013 · 2 Comments

My whilom cartoon character, Red Telephone, pursues an unsuccessful career.

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Little White Dog

June 27th, 2013 · 3 Comments

From my sketchbook, a little white dog sleeps while I have breakfast, somewhere in Costa Rica in 2002.

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Laughter

February 20th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Love Is Fun

December 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment

I wrote “Love Is Fun” for White Knuckle Sandwich.  Dave Miller made a cartoon video of it, as you can see in the following screen shots.  

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