It’s spooky season, baybeeeee! I love this time of year. Things seem to turn quieter, more contemplative. AND DON’T FORGET ALL THE SPOOKY! In case my monster look-n-find book, collection of spooky comics, cutesy vampire graphic novels, magical, mystery, maze comic, witchy paper pictures, and series of monster-filled picture books don’t SCREAM my love for…
A Fish of Earth: New Music From Emily Brown
THIS MUSIC IS SO GOOOOOOD!!
In Bed with Jess Smart Smiley
“In Bed with Jess Smart Smiley” is a series of video interviews with authors, artists, musicians, and more.
Tomorrow (Happy Song for the Weekend)
My little girl is obsessed with the new Annie soundtrack, so I thought I’d revisit an old favorite. Here’s a cover of “Tomorrow” (video & audio below)
NEW BETTER-THAN-TEXTING APP
Miranda July has made a more personal, better-than-texting app called Somebody and I like it. “When you send your friend a message through Somebody, it goes — not to your friend — but to the Somebody user nearest your friend. This person (likely a stranger) delivers the message verbally, acting as your stand-in. ” Get…
BIG NEWS! (PLUS SOUND EFFECTS)
5 DAYS LEFT! I am so grateful for all your support that I threw together this video with a special announcement and a variety of exciting iMovie sound effects, including: “Hockey Buzzer”, “Cartoon Boing”, “Slamming Metal Lid” and many more! Enjoy! SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT In case you aren’t a fan of exciting sound effects, here’s the…
GOAL: LIVE DRAWING
Yesterday I announced a fun weekend challenge that ends tonight! Can We Do It? If we hit a total of $4ooo or 200 backers for my new spooky comic book on Kickstarter, then I will give you live video access to my computer screen for a full hour, where you can watch my draw my…
WATCH ME DRAW MY NEW BOOK–LIVE!
This is your chance to invade my studio and watch me draw comics for a full hour! If we hit $4000 or 200 backers in the next 2 days, then I will give you video access to my computer screen, where you can watch me work on Spooky Sleepover live. Use images on the Kickstarter…
HOW TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS
(via Design for Mankind) Miranda July does it again with this video on dealing with distractions. At first glance, she’s illustrating what we all struggle with: distraction. Beeps and pings, wandering eyes and lingering thoughts until – suddenly – the day has grown dark and our stomachs are growling, with little actual work accomplished. (Guilty.)…
RIP PETE SEEGER
His banjo “surrounds hate and forces it to surrender” – rest in peace Pete Seeger (May 3, 1919-January 27, 2014). This man and his work hold so much meaning for me and I can’t possibly count the number of hours I’ve spent listening to his music, reading his lyrics and writing, and pondering his ideas….