comics

Geek Girls Will Invade Seattle This Weekend!

Geek Girls Will Invade Seattle This Weekend!

This weekend, October 11th and 12th, 2014, The Conference Center in Seattle, Washington, will be overflowing with nerds, dorks and geeks of the female variety. That’s right; this weekend marks the fourth annual GeekGirlCon, a massive celebration of all things female and dorky. Whether you’re passionate about Star Wars, Lord of the Rings or Harry […]

The Fabulously Freaky Comics of Gilbert Shelton

The Fabulously Freaky Comics of Gilbert Shelton

Gilbert Shelton is a cartoonist, and one of the pioneers of the Underground Comix movement, whose most famous creations, the three Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, burst onto the scene in the late 1960s as archetypes of the pot-enabled lifestyle.  Their motto: “Dope will get you through times of no money better than money will get […]

Why Cartoons Are Relevant

Why Cartoons Are Relevant

“I like physics but I love cartoons.” -Stephen Hawkings I love cartoons in an almost religiously fanatical way although most people think they are exclusively for children. Kids give you disease, religion fills you with shame and cartoons make you realize that life is wonderful and absurd. Of course, I started with The Simpsons— the […]