Do You Need a Brontotherium Today?

Things are a bit crap, lately. I feel I should have something to say about it, but it’s all such a puddle of bloody flux, and there are so many voices–I can’t be coherent or useful, yet. Perhaps at all. But here’s a bit of a doodle about brontotheriums (brontotheria?), just in case it makes…

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How to Memorize New Vocabulary

Learning new words can be kind of fun, but if you’ve got a giant wad of them to memorize, it can get a bit daunting to assign this thing to that. Learning Greek and Latin roots helps to lead one to the right general area of meaning, but then, of course, you’re memorizing bits of…

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Here’s to the Failures: Part Two

In which failure is celebrated, and my many creative fuck-ups are honorably discharged. Today’s installment . . . Here’s to a Portrait of Stabby Steve, Killed by a General Lack of Skill and Poor Knowledge of Anteater Kinetics  

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Here’s to the Failures: Part One

In any creative endeavor, failure is a key part of progress. It is, very probably, absolutely necessary. In life, vulnerability is a fatty glue that can hold us together, forge relationships, and help us win America’s Next Top Model. Burning the noodles to learn to cook, falling on our faces to learn to run, farting…

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