Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Every issue of Simplicissimus, considered by some to be the greatest picture magazine of all time, can now be downloaded as high resolution pdfs here (click the link that says: "Abruf der Hefte"). This looks to me like hours and hours of cartoon browsing bliss.
Here are a few samples that I captured today:

Saturday, February 14, 2009


Saturday, February 7, 2009


Frank and I make our improv stage debut on Sunday. Please come!

It is guaranteed to be one of the following:

a. A high-water mark in the history of long-form improv that will change the lives of all those who come to see it.
b. A reasonably entertaining show by a group of well meaning people.
c. A complete catastrophe that will shame us and our families and hang over us like the dripping severed head of an E.C. corpse for the rest of our lives.

In the words of Gene Wilder: "The suspense is terrible, I hope it lasts!"

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Jim Tyer and Gene Deitch!

1959 TerryToon cartoon produced by Gene Deitch with some animation by Jim Tyer!