Art Schooled by Larry Witham, Reading Glasses, iPad 2, House, Tahanan, Paranaque, Metro Manila.

Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.
Douglas Adams, 2001

I used to believe that I would always prefer to read from the printed page. Under ideal conditions, I still do. But two events changed my habits: I was eventually forced to acquire reading glasses. Then the iPad came out. Now, I zoom and pinch the text.

A Little Toast

Onegai Teacher/Please Teacher PVC Figures, 15" MacBook Pro, Para–aque, Metro Manila.

My personal life has been on something of a downward spiral lately, negatively affecting both my health and finances. Things finally came to a head when my primary computer broke down. Unfortunately, I have no means of getting it repaired within the short term. Photography and blogging will have to take a back seat while I figure things out, or not. Presently, I’m at a loss.

What is Chineseness?

When I think about human history and civilization, it always appears to be like a string: one extreme is old time and tradition; current and contemporary is the other. Interestingly, when we turn and join the two extremes together, it forms a perfect circle and creates a new language of art.
Ah Xian


Christopher Moeller, Comic-Con International, San Diego Convention Center, Marina District, San Diego, California. Ilford HP5+ Black and White 35mm negative film.
San Diego CBD

If Comic-Con is a city, Artists’ Alley is that city’s Historical District: a place where you can get to the heart of what the show’s all about and see sine prime real estate a lot of the cool people continue to call home. Artists Alley is that area of the show set up for individual cartoonists to come in without a lot of cost and sell their wares or meet their public or both.
Tom Spurgeon