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Archive for November, 2011

New Violent Blue up. (not that cartoon on the side. That was someone else)

We’re kind of balancing the line between Thanksgiving and Christmas today.
My wife was a little surprised to see this strip seeing as I’m very anti-christmas. I think it’s kind of a case of mistaking the disease for just a symptom. It’s cumulative and degenerative. The season gets pushed earlier and earlier, it feels more and more false and I get more and more resentful, increasingly tiered of it all. There was a time when it was a mere annoyance rather than a full blown disdain.

On the other had, I guess I’m guilty of treating Thanksgiving as “Pre-Christmas” too, I just put the finishing touches on my back santa hat, and have been playing a number of almost Christmas songs (A Punk Rock Christmas has some really great stuff. Nicely melodic and suitably depressing)and already introduced the girls to “Monsters Holiday” (by Bobby “boris” Pickett, same person who created “The Monster Mash”), still I think that’s more of a reaction to being blasted in the face with bloody Christmas music every time I leave the house.

View today’s Violent Blue here:


A lot of you know I follow Danny’s radio show (Hey, the guy was nice enough to send me an autograph), and back in august the news came that he’d be moving to another station. Turns out, he’s moving to Seattle, so of course he’s selling the Philly home. I’m wondering if the value of the home is increased or DECREASED by virtue of him living in …

In the meantime, check him out at his new home on 102.5 KZOK in Seattle or on the web at

I mean, after you’ve checked today’s Violent Blue of course! (Looks like we’re getting close to that crossover….)

Good Week

Just a quick check in to let everyone know I’m still alive (or at least undead). It’s been a good week over at Violent Blue! Two new subscriptions this week, and visitors from three countries that I’ve never gotten hits from before. I’d blog a little more but I spent the day writing¬† a bunch of autograph request letters today. All that sucking up really tiered me out….

New strip up Friday