gapingvoid Valentines Day Commissions

[Photo courtesy of Robert O. Dow – Warpaint Resources] [Photo courtesy of Tom McCallum – Shirlaws Coaching] [From today’s newsletter:] Reserve Yours Here Hugh has decided to do some personal commissions for Valentines Day, since last year these we such a big hit! He originally wanted to limit it to five, but we’ve already surpassed that […]

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You Broke My Heart

Your Love

the science of love. the science of

Like Loic and I discussed many years ago, the best thing about being a blogger is the people you get to meet. It’s also true of being a cartoonist, as well. Cartooning opens doors. Three weeks ago, the whole cartoonist thing somehow led me to Santa Monica, CA, sitting in the office of Dr. Gian Gonzaga, […]

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“love is the only real adventure”: personal commission for tara and remi

[Recently I completed one of my most ambitious pieces in a while- a private commission from Tara, for her boyfriend, Remi’s birthday. Go here to check out all the photos and the complete backstory.] Though I haven’t talked about it too much on the blog, yes, I do private commissions. Feel free to contact me […]

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are you a “waker”?

[“I Choose This Life”, which I sent out in the newsletter recently. You can buy the print here etc.] Are you a “Waker”? If the answer is no, I’m sorry to hear that. Wakers are my favorite people. A waker is someone who is very good at waking other people up from their metaphorical slumber. […]

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the “commitment” cartoon, 1998

“Com­mit­ment” [First published here.] Within 1 week of mee­ting this per­son you rea­lize that not only have you found your soul­mate, but you’ve found your soul­mate who likes to have sex 4 times a day in the bed, on the dining table, on the kitchen floor, in the chan­ging rooms at Bloomingdale’s etc. Within 2 […]

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the next gapingvoid print: “corinthians”, $250 pre-order

[“Corinthians”. Click on image to enlarge etc.] [UPDATE: The “Corinthian” pre-orders are now sold out. However, we do have some still available at the retail price i.e. $450. Click on PayPal button below to make a $100 deposit. Thanks for the support, Everybody!] [Click on Paypal button to make $100 deposit etc.] I first heard […]

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Hugh MacLeod is a genius.  Genius.

Seth Godin
Best Selling Author

His work acknowledges the absurdity of workaday life, while also encouraging employees to respond with passion, creativity, and non-conformity...   MacLeod’s work is undeniably an improvement over the office schlock of yore. At its best, it’s more honest, and more cognizant of the entrepreneurial psyche, while still retaining some idealism.

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