August, 2011

August 28, 2011 Window-Dressing the West Village and MePa for #Irene: A Case Study If you Google "Should I tape my windows for a hurricane?," the internet will tell you "No." Here's FEMA, for example:  "Tape does not prevent windows from breaking." Still, New Yorkers have seen everyone else do it in countless Gulf hurricanes, so […]

August 29, 2011

“How long do you mean to be content?” Back again! Can’t win em all, you know how it is. Maybe. These two scaliwags are loads of fun, why didn’t I come back to them earlier? Originally it was supposed to be about Byron being kind of grossed out by Shelley’s fish eaten corpse but maybe […]

August 26, 2011

#749; In which Hubert becomes a Real Boy This comic was created live on stage at WorldCon, during my “Making of Wondermark” panel! To demonstrate to an audience how I make Wondermark, I sat down and made a Wondermark. I hope you like it. Digest powered by RSS Digest

August 20, 2011

Maybe You Don't Love Early 1980s Performance Art Shared by jftesser ahhhh. can’t wait for delusion! But Laurie Anderson is SPECIAL. (You can also just buy “Strange Angels,” which is pretty much a normal pop album, but amazing.) — See more posts by Nicole Cliffe 3 comments 3D Printed Model of a Virus Self Assembles […]

August 17, 2011

#748; In which Marsha is lost Digest powered by RSS Digest

August 17, 2011

Sifteo Cubes — 21st Century Building Blocks Shared by jftesser Oh man, these finally exist for real! I remember seeing prototypes like 4 or 5 years ago! The concept of interactive “smart cubes” has been around for awhile, but the introduction of Sifteo brings the concept to full market realization. The basic idea is to […]

August 13, 2011

Hark! A Vagrant's Kate Beaton on History, Comics, and Crowded Elevators Shared by jftesser yaaaay. hairpin + hark! a vagrant == <3 Kate Beaton is the artist and mastermind behind the web comic, Hark! A Vagrant. In it, she affectionately satirizes iconic figures from Queen Elizabeth to those wacky Fitzgeralds, winning her a spot in […]

August 12, 2011

Feynman Shared by jftesser Ahhhh! Feynam! Today brings us a guest strip, and I am lucky to have it, from the marvelously talented pair Jim Ottaviani and Leland Myrick (written by the former and illustrated by the latter). You’ll know them soon, I hope, from the graphic novel biography of the rad scientist Richard Feynman. […]

August 8, 2011

Chutzpah! Shared by jftesser Oooohhh. Pretty exciting, but can’t we just resurrect Carl Sagan a la Jeff Bridges in Tron? Pleeeease? Some people are planning to make a sequel, another 13 part series, to Carl Sagan’s Cosmos. This may be a greater heresy than giving Star Trek a reboot with a time-travel movie, or turning […]

August 5, 2011

Nancy Drew Four Nancy’s BACK What is up with that bagpipes one, did Nancy learn to play the bagpipes for a case? Is she that determined? My sister had to play the chanter for a while in elementary school and that was bad enough. She gave me a hand in writing these, it was fun! […]

August 2, 2011