Archive for January, 2008

Stuart lives

January 28th, 2008


A stay-at-home dad in Brattleboro, VT gathered enough signatures to put this compelling item on the town meeting ballot.

But does he wear a skirt?

Thanks to the omniscient blogovore Cathy Resmer for this sighting.

DTWOF episode #521

January 22nd, 2008

521 detail

I’m running this out of order, before 520, just because I feel like it. Read the rest of this entry »

Shirts and Hats Spoken For

January 19th, 2008

Wow, that was fast!

The three shirts and the hat are spoken for.  Congrats to Leslie, Andi B, Andi O, and Michael on being the first four to write in.  I received too many emails to respond individually, but good luck to everyone next time!


spreading the love

January 18th, 2008


The good people at just sent me a buncha swag for featuring one of their t-shirts in my comic strip a while ago. Read the rest of this entry »

video diary: german invasion

January 15th, 2008

german tv crew

My memoir Fun Home was just published in Germany, and a German television program decided they wanted to interview me–must be the slow season there. So the director flew over from Cologne, and the cameramen came up from NYC to film me for a day last week.

You might think it would be exciting to have a camera crew filming you all day. But based on my small amount of experience in such matters, I knew it would be excruciatingly boring. I didn’t know it would also be windy and rainy. To entertain myself while they fiddled with their equipment, I made my own short documentary of the process.

coupla plugs

January 10th, 2008

For an album by my bro and a book by my pal Ellen Forney. Read the rest of this entry »

DTWOF episode #519

January 8th, 2008

519 detail

What’s a pro-war lesbian to do? Cynthia throws her hat in the ring…then immediately withdraws it. Read the rest of this entry »


January 6th, 2008

ping pong

I’m reading a biography of William James. This morning I read a passage where James describes how he prepared for his 12pm class on Logic and Psychology.

I know a person who will poke the fire, set chairs straight, pick dust specks from the floor, Read the rest of this entry »

photo-cartoon contest under construction

January 3rd, 2008


Remember how I was going to make a cartoon from the photos you submitted? This isn’t the real cartoon, it’s just one I started playing around with because I received such a surfeit of Moes. But this Read the rest of this entry »