I’ve been doing a bunch of interviews with newspapers that will be carrying the strip, when it launches on Monday. I think most of them are running next week, but the Daily Mail in Charleston, WV, got out ahead of the game. You know you want to know why I compared Marigold to Jesse Pinkman. […]
Since it’s still Monday. Longtime fans know I’ve loved the Beatles practically my whole life. This is my favorite underrated Beatles song: “I’m Looking Through You,” from 1965′s Rubber Soul. (In my head a hear a saxophone part.)
I should wait until tomorrow, because Monday Music is alliterative, but screw that. Love this version of this song. Why can only Norwegian iTunes customers buy it? C’mon, iTunes. I’m a quarter Norwegian ancestrally, and anyway, as an American, I demand everything all the time.
By the way, you’re welcome for getting that song stuck in your head. Ha ha ha ha ha. Ahem. Anyhow, my editor says I can tell you this: MARCH 30! That is the date that “Phoebe and Her Unicorn” hits newspapers. (If a paper has only bought the Sunday strips, as some do, the date is April […]
I feel like saying “my cat died this week” doesn’t capture it. It’s an accurate description, but it seems so sterile and matter-of-fact. A cat I had adored for many happy years was taken from me by lymphoma this week. Seriously, fuck you, cancer. Gladys was old, but she wasn’t that old–exactly 13 1/2, to the […]
The introduction to Phoebe and Her Unicorn was written by the great Peter S. Beagle. The introduction to the forthcoming Unicorn on a Roll was written by the equally great Lauren Faust. When we first started working on the original book, I remarked to people that my two dream choices for the task, in the […]