Yearly Archives: 2018


Baseball’s Unwritten Rulebook

The weather’s finally nice enough to catch up on baseball season. If you don’t follow the sport, here’s a quick rundown of what the panels are referencing.The Minnesota Twins’ whining about bunts and “unwritten rules” inspired this premise.

Tucked into the massive tax scam that screwed everybody was a special provision that especially screwed minor league players.

Report: New Hampshire Youth Baseball Coaches Planned To Bean Their League’s Lone Girl Player Into Quitting

Stephen King can see all sorts of horrors, but claims he can’t see what’s behind a safety net.

The Cleveland Indians are phasing out their offensive Chief Wahoo mascot off their uniforms next year in order to get the All-Star Game. They’ll still sell tacky Wahoo merchandise as long as fans keep buying it, however.

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Coffee Sensitivity Training

Starbucks is getting a lot of rightly deserved flack for calling the cops on two black men, but every other franchise in America is just as likely to be the scene of the same prejudiced thing as long as white customers, employees, and managers wet their pants at the sight of a minority and call the trigger-happy cops.

You can probably tell I don’t often travel beyond the Northeast by the franchises I used. I’m sure the chain brand coffee’s bad in whatever region you live in. Just be a cheapo like me and enjoy french press of whatever beans your wife buys.

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Paul Ryan’s Retirement Plans

Having gutted the safety net and transferred trillions to the wealthy, Paul Ryan won’t seek reelection in order to spend more time with his donors.

It was weird digging back into my archives to remember how to draw Boehner, and seeing how orange I made him. How naive I was to think he’d be the orangest politician in my palette.

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Republican Census Form

Adding a citizenship question to the upcoming census will have a chilling effect and skew the results. My own state of Massachusetts has that same question on its cities annual census, and it shouldn’t, because no undocumented person would want to get on ICE’s goons’ radar.

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Hide and Cower

Here’s a segment I wrote and drew for this season of The Nib’s animated series. I’m sure you know it’s based on the ubiquitous “Duck and Cover” PSA from the Cold War, but if not, here it is.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LWH4tWkZpPU