Archive for May, 2008

sautéed brain, veeries

May 29th, 2008

morel 3

That’s actually a morel mushroom that magically appeared in my yard on Tuesday. Read the rest of this entry »

some fanfic

May 29th, 2008

Tana, who contributed a guest strip recently, has sent another. It’s about Lois being single, Read the rest of this entry »


May 28th, 2008


As part of my debilitating self-archiving disorder, I made a little documentary while I was working on the last DTWOF strip, the final one before my sabbatical. I boiled two full days of work down to twelve minutes, Read the rest of this entry »

the darling birds of may

May 22nd, 2008

listening to thrush

As I drove home from the moose’s house in town this morning, there was a story on the radio about bobolinks. Their diet in South Read the rest of this entry »

cartoon school graduation

May 19th, 2008


Hey, I delivered the commencement address on Saturday at the Center for Cartoon Studies. This was the second graduating class. It was pretty fun. That’s James Sturm, on the right, the Director of the school, Read the rest of this entry »

Contest Winners!

May 16th, 2008

daily distress masthead

Hey! The winners of the Daily Distress tabloid contest are just in! Congratulations to these clever people, and massive waves of gratitude to everyone who contributed ads and articles. Read the rest of this entry »

out of wedlock

May 16th, 2008

wedding detail

With all this fuss about the California Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage, I can’t help but reminisce about my own marriage in San Francisco four years ago. Read the rest of this entry »


May 15th, 2008


DTWOF is going into hibernation. Or estivation, at any rate. But this blog, as long as you’ll have it, is wide awake. So don’t go anywhere else Read the rest of this entry »

DTWOF episode #527

May 13th, 2008

527 detail

Okay, here it is. The last episode for who knows how long. Nuthin’ fancy. No loose ends tied up. Just another strip.
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May 13th, 2008

Thanks, everyone, for your very sweet support for my decision to suspend DTWOF for a while. Well, that seems to be the preponderance of opinion so far—I haven’t read all the comments closely because I’m working hard to Read the rest of this entry »