Funny is funny…and there are reasons.

“The key element in any attempt at humor is conflict. Our brain is suddenly jolted into trying to accept something that is unacceptable. “ Gary Larson Stay with me for a minute, and you’re going to learn an awful lot about comedy writting. Every once in a while some back… Continue reading

Mars Attacks flagged cards

Back in late summer I was contacted by Topps and asked to be part of the 2013 mars Attacks trading card set.   To be more specific and less impressive sounding, I was asked to draw sketch-cards, which is what would be  referred to as “chase cards”.  “Chase cards” are  Cards… Continue reading

philosophy in lue of working

  I have a strange memory.  When I was in first or second grade, they would pass out this catalog, it was actually a four page flyer, of books you could order. I think it was called the Scholastic Book Service or something like that. You could order say “you’re… Continue reading

Oh, you support “independents” do you?

so you support independent work? Arsenic Lullaby is an independently owned property. This means I make the final decisions.  This means I decide what is funny enough, drawn well enough, and deserves to see the light of day.  No editors second guessing or putting a halt to anything because it… Continue reading

In Maine…there seems to be something…missing.

My first culture shock came during my visit to Maine or You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind…but a dimension with no football. I have been all over this country introducing people to the sick glory that is Arsenic… Continue reading

Learn from me.

This weekend I will be in Portland Maine at Coast City Comicon!  I have never been to this show or Maine for that matter. I know nothing about Maine other than the guy with the giant head who writes horror books that get turned into crappy movies lives there.  Although… Continue reading


I know it seems like I shoot my mouth off a lot, but if you pay attention you’ll notice I’m not one of those guys who boasts about things he “going to do”.  I shoot my mouth off about things I’ve done or that I know for sure are going… Continue reading

aw crap, I’m old.

My birthday is Nov.23.  It’s a big one.  I won’t tell you how old I’m going to be, because you wouldn’t believe me anyhow…I’m way to pretty to be that old.   I’ve accomplished a lot..and there are only a few things I’d still like to do, but the normal question… Continue reading

Moving part 1

  CH CH CH CHANGES… or Saying goodby to a deathtrap. The thing I will remember most about my old apartment was the menacing electrical surge/noise/vibration that intermittently rattled the side of the house when the wind blew. The house was so old the wiring was the kind you see… Continue reading


Don’t f*ck with me, I use my brain for a living or My ideas will out live your spreadsheets I am a writer of fiction.  Unlike other professions, on top of trying to earn a living I have the annoying task of getting people to realize I EARN my living.… Continue reading

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