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Return of the Frog Blog

Ten or more years ago, when blogs were the thing, the best blog on the internet, in my opinion, was the Frog Blog. The blog was written and curated by the amazing Teresa Burritt, author of the Frog Applause comic strip and I think Shoe Cabbage, an eclectic linguistic humor strip. Burritt’s humor tickles a… Read more »

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Of Course I Wrote a Dan Book

When the Safer at Home orders came down, some people asked me, “Are you going to write another book during all of this free time?” And I was really annoyed, because I didn’t have any more free time! I have a child, and it was spring, and I had to make lunch a lot. But… Read more »

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Every Month!

I’ve really been enjoying doing the postcards for the Patreon members. It’s something that keeps me writing a little bit, drawing a little bit, and paying attention. Keeps me in the moment. If you are a member of my little club, know that, usually, the same postcard and about the same note or story goes… Read more »

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What happens when a Christmas demon visits?

I have a new book coming December 5th. Merry Krampus Eve is a spoof of the Clement C. Moore classic The Night Before Christmas, but instead of waiting for Santa to come and give presents,  party guests are waiting for Krampus, the Christmas demon, to come and play guitar in their goth band. Krampus is… Read more »

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Gorey’s Idles

I was reading an *interview with Edward Gorey today (from 1994) where he said, “By the way, I would cheerfully sell my soul to draw like some people. “ Clifford Rose: “Like whom?” and, over the next few pages, Gorey lists his idles (most of whom were also named Edward). I’m just going to post… Read more »

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Everyone Loves the Christmas Pig

“Merry Krampus Night” (title change for those keeping track) will be here in 42 days! Patreon Supporter Heather decided my next book should be the real story of Krampus. December 5th, 2019 is release date! If you would like a book about your own topic, please become a supporter of my art at the $25… Read more »