Category Archives: art and culture

pajama shark week 1

Summer means Shark Week on basic cable TV, and I think cartoon Friendly Sharks probably enjoy it a lot.  And even more so now that the tone has turned from “sharks are terrifying monsters” to “sharks are ancient creatures who … Continue reading

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save the doodles, ice cream edition

And … we’re back. Cartoon Shark Week is coming soon (art is done, edits are not), but we can always rely on our doodles to entertain us every day and keep our creative vision keen and sharp.  Let’s save the … Continue reading

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shark week: that megalodon post

Shark Week is upon us, and I thought we would celebrate with some new Thresher the Pajama Shark cartoons.  But I have not drawn them yet, so let’s start with a classic post.  Back in August of 2o13,  I was … Continue reading

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an actual memory of the moon landing, sort of

Yeah, I am old enough to Remember The Moon Landing.  I still get asked this occasionally although that’s thinned out a bit recently, as the anniversary approaches.  We all remember the Moon landing this week, even if we don’t. An … Continue reading

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picture-poem chipmunk day with hulk

Took the Hulk with me (in my head, at least) when I went out with the camera on a sunny summer day, and ended up photographing (mostly) chipmunks.  Hulk made some poems that weren’t quite haiku.  First, his introduction: Summer … Continue reading

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meet “the extras”

The bell rings, and it’s time for comics fun. The Extras is a new weekly webcomic by Jeff Lilly, Katie Hodges, and yours truly, Pam Bliss!  This is a good time to announce it, I think, since it is well … Continue reading

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the possum test

A small possum sticks it nose out from under the ferns and wild grapes, sniffs the air and discovers that the internet connection is back at last.  It comes through the air somehow and lands on that dinner plate (mmm, … Continue reading

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fude bud and josef (fude festival pt. 2)

My first finished drawing inked completely with the fude nib fountain pen turned out to be this drawing of Bud and Josef.  Bud has a cockeyed halo decorated with various forms, and Josef is in full on sandbag mode.  (Sometimes … Continue reading

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fude festival! part 1

Back from a little break from the whole internet thing and ready to make June a pretty exciting month here on the old blog.  In addition to the festival that starts today, there will be a Really Big Event later … Continue reading

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three hulk-ku/ hulk write this spring

Poem critic address Hulk. Hulk smash with poem.  Then Hulk turn around, write two Hulk-ku  for spring. Many pink flowers.  Hulk like pink flowers. You say “Hulk make more Hulk poem!”  You no like Hulk When Hulk making poem!   … Continue reading

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