Category Archives: Culture

In Defense Of Whiteness

I’ve noticed that in many posts and articles scattered around the internet, “white men” are regularly singled out as the source of all evil on Planet Earth. Being a white man myself, (and harboring the added baggage of being an … Continue reading

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Invisible Woman Bares All

This piece was the brainchild of David Wilson of Ready Made Rubber in Downieville. I used to do many designs for his rubber stamps in the eighties and nineties.

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My People

If anyone still wonders why I am the way I am, this video should clear up any misconceptions… http://www.cornwall-videos.co.uk/thecornish/

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Orient-ation

Anyone who knows anything about California history knows that the Chinese were treated abysmally during their first half century in the golden state, as this cartoon by Thomas Nast so vividly illustrates. (Nast was a champion of downtrodden Chinese and … Continue reading

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Cold War II

I’m no expert on Russia. I’ve known a few over the years, was even related to one by marriage for awhile, but they are still a mystery to me. Like most of us western boomers, I was elated when the … Continue reading

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A Letter Returns To Sender

A few days ago I was looking for a reference to the band Mistress when I discovered that a song I wrote eons ago that was recorded by the group had found its way onto YouTube. The song, Letter To … Continue reading

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I’m Not R. Crumb

Because of the similarity in our names, a few people have confused me with fellow cartoonist R. Crumb. There were a couple of instances at conventions when excited fans would confront me, babbling about how much they liked my comics. … Continue reading

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What’s That Sound? (Updated 3/2/14)

Do you hear something? It sounds like music! It’s getting closer…Hey! It must be a parade! Here are some photos from the parade.  (Top)Channel 10′s Walt Gray meets the Merry Widows. (Bottom Left) Occifer Bob and Jonathan Meredith. (Bottom Right) … Continue reading

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Just Say No

At your right is a photo taken of me in 1990. Behind me are Gigi and Roxi, two strippers from the Mitchell Brothers’ O’Farrell Theatre in San Francisco. We are adorning a replica of The Great Red Shark made famous … Continue reading

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Merry Widow Gazette Hits The Stands!

The 2014 edition of the Merry Widow Gazette should be on the streets by this afternoon. Congrats to Mary Ann and the crew for another fine effort. (The Merry Widow Society of Nevada City is a non-profit group dedicated to … Continue reading

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