Yeah, I don't deal with current events or pop culture, and I avoid politics like the plague.
The second we see somebody on the street or meet someone, we make snap judgments about them, about who they are and why we wouldn't necessarily sit with them or why we would or what's cool or not cool.
I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.
Well, I am a lot like my dad, and the character of Ted is based on my dad.
People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.
I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.
Now interpersonal politics... that's what it's all about.
You ever try to go a day without judgment?
I just don't want anyone messing around with my pure smoking pleasure.
We live in a society that blames everybody else for what's wrong.
But if I'm going to cause somebody else discomfort by my actions, then I should probably modify my actions toward them to make them as comfortable as possible.
As soon as I can afford a studio space, I'll paint again.
I am too old for an eyebrow piercing but too young for an eyebrow lift.
I just thought I'd take a break from publishing for a while.
People get really caught up in their own trips.
I don't want to wait more than a year and a half or two years between books.
That's not so important to me, that time thing.
Milkmen seem so wholesome, and there's no way anybody can be that wholesome.
People are essentially red meat. They are.
I hope to actually get back to painting someday... soon. I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
I wanted to be a painter.
I'm just trying to portray what I find ironic or humorous.
We all have our pet things that we like to get religious about.