Neglect has temporarily left this blog error riddled

We missed I don’t even know how many “updates” to the program that this blog is made on. Webmaster Joe was busy af, because he’s an IT guy and he whole world was working from home…thus the whole world was calling him because, they got a virus on their laptop… Continue reading

Well…THAT is an unsettling coincidence. or set of coincidences…or uhm…four coincidences in a row

Okay, first off, I haven’t been sleeping well. I’m stressed out, I’m getting a bit edgy ( a lot) probably fairing about as well as the rest of you…maybe a bit worse.  I’m just trying to keep my grip on reality…a reality the resembles the twilight zone a little more… Continue reading

2020 Comic-Con International cancelled…some ins and outs of that.

As if I didn’t have enough to try to get my head around this month…Aside from just the obvious vexing crisis as it relates to me as a U.S. citizen and human being, there’s my specific relationship to the comic book industry which has Comic book stores shut down, One… Continue reading

Lockdown- Learning to play the violin ain’t gonna get you through this.

You’ve been locked down…that has repercussions Probably most of you have never been locked up before ( for lack of a better definition of our situation). I on the other hand have been to jail and been in a psychiatric hospital ( stories from long ago, for another time). You… Continue reading

U.S. Comic Book Industry vs Covid19

U.S. Comic Book Industry vs Covid19 You may or may not know, depending how you found Arsenic Lullaby, that Diamond Comic Distribution is for all intents and purposes the only comic book distributor in the U.S. (With apologies to all the other fish in the pond, I’m sure they understand… Continue reading

Pro tip on forgetting about the news for a day

My Neck hurts and here’s some cool illustrators I got a pro-tip for you on how to shift away from being stressed out about the current state of things. What you do is, you fall asleep on the couch with your neck at an impossible angle. You’ll be amazed at… Continue reading

That’s the plan?

That’s the plan?? **originally sent to mass email subscribes March 16. If parts are arleady obsolete as measures have gotten more restrictive or other lelemnets have changed, that’s why…not because I haven’t turned on the news In a week and a half*** This is the plan for dealing with this… Continue reading

Martin Scorsese looks down on Marvel movies…that’s the pot calling the kettle black.

Martin Scorsese looks down on Marvel movies…that’s the pot calling the kettle black. First, two grounding points. 1- Martin Scorsese is a brilliant film maker. 2- I think Marvel movies are by and large “okay”. After the shine wears off the apple and we all look back on them, we’ll… Continue reading

Mad magazine failed for all the reasons I told them it would

I’m doing a little dancing on the grave here, but it’s for a larger purpose. I’ve been telling you that a comic book crash is coming and what the industry as a whole needs to be doing to stop it. Mad going belly up, as I said it would five… Continue reading

Game Of Thrones “inconsistency” explained with How the Grinch Stole Christmas

not a perfect analogy, but none the less… I’m not a Game Of Thrones fan per say, I’ve watched bits and parts, it’s a well done show. I’m not big on that particular genera, but a lot of people love it and think its the greatest show ever…and that’s great… Continue reading

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