Facebook is The New Suburbia

This cartoon was inspired by Matt Mullenweg’s very moving post over on GigaOm, “Open Web FTW”. He’s right, the web needs to stay open, WE need to stay open: For a year now, I’ve said scripting is the new literacy. That’s something I strongly believe. In Douglas Rushkoff’s latest book, he talks about “program or […]

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“I’m sick to death of hearing the phrase, ‘Driving traffic to your site’.”

Well, it looks like my last post, where I announced I was giving up Twitter and Facebook, caused all sorts of brouhaha. Over 150 comments, and Lord knows how many hundreds of retweets and whatnot on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ yada, yada, yada. I’m not sure why all the fuss, to be honest. More than a […]

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facebook virtual valentines

This Valentine’s, if you want to send somebodye some love, eHarmony, the big dating site has a “Virtual Valentine’s” app over on their Facebook page. And yes, their using my cartoons for it. This is very cool- it gets my work seen by  a lot of people that I don’t reach by my normal channels. […]

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the futility of “keeping up with the e-joneses”

[“It’s Complicated”. You can buy the print here etc.] So somehow or other you found yourself online in a big way. Somehow or other you decided, like millions of other people, that if the future is online, it would be silly not to join in. So you decide to get with the program. And so […]

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real men 2.0

Recently on Twitter, inspired by the great 1982 bestseller, “Real Men Don’t Eat Quiche”, I’ve been making a small, random list re. “The Behavior of Real Men in the Web 2.0 Generation”. @rajtilak from Calcutta kindly compiled the entire list and put it on his blog. Thanks, Rajtilak! Real Men 2.0 1. Real Men don’t […]

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