The white fathers told us: I think, therefore I am. The Black mother within each...– Audre Lorde (via restoried)
crustyriotqueer: i just busted a blood vessel in my eye trying to get another issue of my perzine done in time for the dc zine fest tomorrow, only to fail miserably. i guess you can’t force art.
why is a porn site "liking" all of my curmudgeon...
maybe the porn site just has a great appreciation for webcomics. who knows.
ineffableshe asked: see you at zinefest tomorrow!
But I never looked like that! — How do you know? What is the “you” you might or...– Roland Barthes (via alexbaca)
new website/new comics!
everydaypants: my new website is up, which also means, my new comics are going up too! posting new comics every thursday. my photoblog is there now too! www.everydaypants.com follow/rss feed stuff? you can find the new series under the ‘comics’ category under ‘year one.’ it’s a tumblr so be sure to follow it! the first page is up now! Ramsey is an artist that motivates me to work...
dakotaaaa asked: What kind of submissions are you looking for? Written/drawn? Any stipulations?
Fojol Brothers Food Truck at the D.C. Zinefest →
Just confirmed that the Fojol Brothers will be chilling at St. Stephen’s to provide all them hungry zinesters with delicious eats. We are just piling on the reasons to come to the D.C. Zinefest this Saturday, July 30th from 11-5 pm. :D
My Top 5 Artists (Week Ending 2011-7-24) →
Neko Case (20) Cat Power (16) Gillian Welch (16) A Stick & A Stone (7) Tom Waits (5) Imported from Last.fm Tumblr by JoeLaz
Jews Have Six Senses Touch, taste, sight, smell, hearing… memory. While...– Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated, 199. (via vladislava) I went through vladislava’s whole blog until i found this because it is absurdly relevant to everything i am working on right now.
Unlike Russian Jews, for whom identity is something too often determined by...– Caryn Aviv & David Shneer, New Jews: The End of the Jewish Diaspora (2005)
a year in the life...: to bake: DC zinefest... →
algalblooms: all vegan, mostly soy free. one batch of cupcakes will be gluten free. 1.5 dozen sugar cookies 1.5 dozen chocolate cookies with white chips 1 dozen ginger peach muffins 1 dozen root beer float cupcakes 1 dozen banana split cupcakes 1 dozen vanilla cupcakes with lemon curd…
Purim is a Jewish holiday, and as such, it celebrates the same thing all Jewish...– 6 Insane Holidays You’ll Wish You Celebrated (via alexbaca)
I am disciplined, hardworking. I have no superstitions. I conjure the perils.– Elie Wiesel (via theparisreview)
If only more of those residents and visitors had shown up. On Nov. 28, the...– The Year D.C. History Died, 2004 (via alexbaca)
‘In what language do angels speak?’ Olga asked her mother when she was only six....– Gina Ochsner, The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight Found this book at a café in San Francisco, and then sort of just took it. (via vladislava)
Statement in Support of Aaron Swartz →
Stealing is stealing, whether you use a computer command or a crowbar, and whether you take documents, data, or dollars,” said United States attorney Carmen M. Ortiz in announcing the indictment of our friend Aaron Swartz, a programmer, civil liberties activist, and Cambridge resident who is accused of breaking into a computer closet at MIT and downloading several million articles from the...
Zines v. Blogs: Not a Smackdown →
Quick little thing I wrote for this blog Cannonball. I wanted to call it “Why Am I Writing This Instead of Making a Zine” but I also wrote it at midnight after putting together a powerpoint for the class I taught today.
Started a portfolio tumblr. →
Confessions of a Starvingartist: Louise Fitzhugh’s... →
Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life.– Lawrence Kasdan (baitandswitch)
Crowdsourced gardening tips
I am working on a new project for Shareable magazine about gardening and I was hoping for some contributions from all my amazing gardener friends. I would love if folks could send me their top 3-5 gardening tips. They should be directed towards the novice but reflect your own unique experience and projects. For example, “read books about gardening” is too broad, and if you work in a...
If you haven't "liked" Curmudgeon on Facebook yet,... →
The mainstream media’s slobbery obsession with the Casey Anthony trial...– Bad Bitches, True Women: The New Cult of True Womanhood (via themetropoliskid)