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Erik and Monkey: Mother’s Day Edition

Since my mother makes it so hard to choose gifts for her, this strip seemed like the way to go. Actual ink on bristol board (digital type, though, life’s too short for my hand-lettering). Click to see it full-sized.

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Thomas Jefferson Makes a Decision

(Wow, things can change fast. I’m leaving this one up, but for now, Vancouver is looking to be unworkable. At least for 2007. Family stuff comes up and you make adjustments. I’ll write more on the subject when I know more.) Principal author of the Declaration of Independence. Founding Father. Third President. Inventor. The guy […]

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Bah Humbug Ad Infinitum

Christmas time is here. As are the Christmas specials. And after around 50 years of animated television Christmas specials, you can still count great ones on one hand. And those are all almost as old as I am. Which, I’m sorry to say, is on the wrong side of the age tracks. C’mon, I dare […]

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That’s Entertainment?

I’m not sure many people would disagree with me when I say “it’s been a bad year for movies.” Because it’s been a bad year for movies. We’ve been hit with schlocky pointless remakes such as The Shaggy Dog and Poseidon and lackluster sequels such as Ice Age 2 and X-3. And the reviews for […]

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Once again, the day is saved…

It’s no secret that I’ve had some dark periods in my life. No, don’t worry, things are pretty good right now, and unless Tom Cruise marches the Scientoligists into power, modern pharmaceuticals have the promise of keeping things that way. I’m healthier and happier at 40 than I remember being at any time before. Sure, […]

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