Woke up, made tea.
When I recently attended a Mount Eerie gig in London, I approached performer Phil Elverum with the imaginative opening gambit of, “I once met you at a show in 2003!” (honestly; do the calculations. I assume Mr Elverum, who tours a great deal, has likely played 100 shows a year, over 5 years: 500 performances. Throw in at least 10 drunken revellers in search of some sort of epiphany-bringing,...
Goodbye, Tony Hart
British artist and children’s television presenter Tony Hart has died at the age of 83. The BBC reports that after suffering two strokes Hart was left unable to draw. He since described this as, “the greatest cross I have to bear”, a sadly eloquent description of the nature of such a tragedy and just what producing art can mean to someone, all pretention left at the door...
Some acutely observed, gently reported, darkly chuckle-worthy strips over at Misinterpreted Complications. I’m a fan!