The Future Ain’t What It Used To Be

In honor of the 54th anniversary of the airing of the first episode of Star Trek, I'm pleased to present my comic "Future, Past and Present," which appeared in Vagabond Comics' Issue #12: 20/20, a collection of optimistic visions of the future. This particular issue is a wonderful balm for this particular year. Physical copies... Continue Reading →

Lady Olive Ridley Wishes You A Happy World Turtle Day!

Back in December, a friend of mine visited La Tortuga Viva, a turtle sanctuary in Mexico; she adopted a nest of baby sea turtles, and posted a picture of a bunch of baby sea turtles in a bucket. Because there are few things cuter than a bunch of baby sea turtles in a bucket, I... Continue Reading →

A History of Cleveland, Ohio in 50 Objects, #6: The Colors Brown, Orange, and White

"In Peter Golenbock's 'Bums: an Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers,' Jack Newfield tells of the time he was having dinner with Pete Hamill. 'I said to Pete, "Let's try an experiment. You write on your napkin the names of the three worst human beings who ever lived, and I will write the three worst,... Continue Reading →

“The playthings of her life…”: Upon the Occasion of Emily Dickinson’s Birthday

Usually, I celebrate Emily Dickinson's birthday by making her coconut cake recipe, or, you know, by putting on a white dress, sequestering myself in my study, and writing short, intense poems reflecting my views on nature, love, and the human soul. (Well, okay, not that second thing so much, but the coconut cake is fantastic.)... Continue Reading →

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