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An Artist’s Notebook of Sorts

Weak I

01 January : 08 January

No. 9,093 (cartoon)

Molly’s Music Experiment

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Butternut Squash

Meat from Dignified Sex

Mr. Kale, Meet Ms. Peanut

Traded Unfairly

Looking Up Felicific


Weak II

09 January : 14 January

No. 7,780 (cartoon)

Hawking’s Disease

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Bathroom Tiles

Expired Food Banquet

Planets Beyond Tierra del Fuego

Three Flavors of Memories

Weak III

15 January : 21 January

No. 958 (cartoon)

Avant Garde Ain’t

A Claw for an Eye

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Dr. M’s Passport Photograph

Two Tents

Methamphetamine Dealer Detention Center

The Most Wondrous Inventions of the Last Billion Years?

Weak IV

22 January : 29 January

No. 3,709 (cartoon)

Stalling for Wisdom

Indispensable Copy Editors

Enjoying a Grown-up Birthday

The Abominable Hairs

Placebo Overdose


Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Shrubberies Against the Wall

Weak V

30 January : 04 February

No. 6,313 (cartoon)

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Plastic Bag

The Little Army

Avoidance Strategies

Fetus Fettuccine Ban?

Trees Are the Answer?

Weak VI

05 February : 11 February

No. 9,205 (cartoon)

The Right and Wrong Kinds of Time

Twenty Million Redundant Pixels

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Square (Rectangle)

Paperless Images

Face Slimmer


Weak VII

12 February : 19 February

No. 5,795 (cartoon)

Stupid When I Think About It

Intelligence Trumping Imagination

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Pink Flamingo

Faux Paris

Thelonious Sphere Monk

Porcine Passengers

Catsup or Ketchup or Catchup Revisited


20 February : 25 February

No. 1,104 (cartoon)

John Glenn at the Drug Store

Andy Warhol’s 876,576 Segments of Fame

Falik Men’s Room

Jimmy Audubon, Shooter

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Parallel Road

Weak IX

26 February : 04 March

No. 4,479 (cartoon)

Missed Opportunities

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Wine Crash

Leap Day

Whitewashing Climate Change

Brilliant Project Management Strategies

No Handcuff Stories

Smoking Kills

Weak X

05 March : 12 March

No. 2,782 (cartoon)

Chili Bondage

Annoyingly Positive

Chemical Clarity

It’s Alive

What Else Is There?

Move Along

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: San Francisco Window

Weak XI

13 March : 18 March

No. 5,251 (cartoon)

Turning a Concept into an Idea

Encyclopaedia Britannica Dead and Reborn

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: A mind is a terriblething

Human Behaving Badly

A Fishy Rose by Another Name

Weak XII

19 March : 25 March

No. 6,451 (cartoon)

Autobiographies I’ll Never Write

Kiviaq Recipe

Four Immortal Places

Digital Artifacts (Sóror Mariana: peça em I acto)

Pink (not Grey) Slime

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Hilary


26 March : 02 April

No. 6,874 (cartoon)

Bill Cunningham

Not The Kramer

Why Andrea Doesn’t Know Anything

Visiting Stelarc and Mark Pauline

Sent From My Head

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Musical Mannequin Arm

The Side Effects of Chemotherapy

Weak XIV

03 April : 08 April

No. 2,646 (cartoon)

Writers on Time

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Oakland Hotel

Dropping Babies

A Real Timesaver

Old Age Is Always Fifteen Years Older Than I Am

Weak XV

09 April : 15 April

No. 4,206 (cartoon)


Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Amy’s Rehearsal

A Refreshing Audiophile Experience

In Accord with Nature

Dave’s Gourmet Sauce

Pleasant Dreams

Weak XVI

16 April : 23 April

No. 2,074 (cartoon)

Theresa’s Sad Childhood

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Please No Dogs

Levon Helm


Cochineal Beetlejuice

No Future

Love in Egypt


24 April : 29 April

No. 7,757 (cartoon)

Stephanie’s Quite Ridiculous Plan

Squatting and Talking

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Internet Archive Postcard

The Cat’s Out of the Tube

Who Indeed


30 April : 06 May

No. 8,333 (cartoon)

The Answer Secret Question Game

A Dubious Prize

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Rain

What Really Happened to Jimmy Hoffa

Sad Lithuanian Beer Tale

An Older Ideal of Beauty

Weak XIX

07 May : 14 May

No. 1,399 (cartoon)

The Shrimp or the Twerp?

A Kitten the Size of an Elephant

The Top .058519 Percent

Four-Twenty Redux

Happy Birthday, Yogi!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Sasha the Guard Cat

Puss Power

Weak XX

15 May : 20 May

No. 5,456 (cartoon)

Green Eyes?

One-Hundred Percent Guaranteed

Stupid Haiku

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Humanure

Ya Know?

Weak XXI

21 May : 27 May

No. 9,844 (cartoon)

An Amazing Throw

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: George A. Posey Tube

Necrotizing Fasciitis

Doggy Justice

A Man, a Parrot, and a Zebra Walk Out of a Bar ...

Headless Baby


28 May : 04 June

No. 5,547 (cartoon)

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: The View from Schulman Grove

Bishop Dining

Stereo née Mono Lake

The End


The Skinny Organ

Six Thousand Entries


05 June : 10 June

No. 8,270 (cartoon)

Dead Duck Day in Perspective

Eight Minutes and Nineteen Light Seconds

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Andrew Hoyem

Dead Baby Nursery

Ray Bradbury


11 June : 17 June

No. 142 (cartoon)

A Toilet Shaped Like an Ear

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Last Supper

Monster in the Park

Jean Cocteau’s Amazing Day


Forty-Nine Cheerios

Weak XXV

18 June : 25 June

No. 5,165 (cartoon)

American Weightiness

Groom of Franckenstein

A Speechless Evening

Rodney King

A Proper Password

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Found Object

Siamese Cats Can See in Absolute Darkness


26 June : 01 July

No. 1,847 (cartoon)

California Job Case

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Civic Center Station

The Ticket Reader

86,401 Second Day

Questionable Allegiances


02 July : 08 July

No. 5,107 (cartoon)

Panamanian Government Reception

The Golden Unicorn

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Panamanian Rainforest

No Guns of Any Kind, Musicians, Pets, Food, and Beverages

No Panama Hats

Bulimic Broccoli


09 July : 16 July

No. 3,990 (cartoon)

The Slowest Known Drip

Loud and Insecure

Subaverage White Band


Our Court Café

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Abandoned Bicycle

Terrorist Swine


17 July : 22 July

No. 9,351 (cartoon)

Bedroom Tales

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Ansel Adams

Pyotr Alexeyevich Romanov

Another Day, Another Massacre

Pinus longaeva Does Not Care

Weak XXX

23 July : 29 July

No. 1,537 (cartoon)

Military-Agricultural Complex

Baby Donations

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Overexposed Stairwell

There Won’t Be Cake

Ink and Paper and Zeros and Ones

The Wrong Thing?


30 July : 06 August

No. 7,143 (cartoon)

None of the Above

Abandon Ship!

From We to I

A Difficult Commission

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Kopiko

Fiery Underwear!

Rolls of Honour Suspension


07 August : 12 August

No. 5,074 (cartoon)

Talk versus Action

Marketing Genius

The Beat Goes On

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Artist

How Can Young People Deal With Such Tragedies?


13 August : 19 August

No. 8,481 (cartoon)

Diogenes Backward

Raticide Repercussions

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: John Lennon 12/5/69

Public Hair

Comparative Gravity

Mars Time


20 August : 27 August

No. 5,322 (cartoon)

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Highway Burrito

Critiquing Critiques

Fried and Pickled Bag of Protein


My First Hundred Million Dollars

Another Photograph I’ll Never Make

Florida’s Republican Culture


28 August : 02 September

No. 3,940 (cartoon)

The Proper Exposure

This Poor Guy

Charm Offensive

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Bread Crimp

Not All Paths Are on the Map


03 September : 09 September

No. 6,144 (cartoon)


John Cage at One Hundred

The Unknown Lives of Soldiers

Heavenly Dinosaurs

False Economy in the Shower

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Wind in the Trees


10 September : 17 September

No. 1,519 (cartoon)

Died in Vain

An Ignoramus, Perhaps

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: La Bél Wine

Grotesque British Breasts

Severed Head

Fair Trade?

Is There Ain’t Nothing?


18 September : 23 September

No. 4,934 (cartoon)

A Pox on Emoticons

Chase Putin Away!

Love the Profit


Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Plumb Bob


24 September : 30 September

No. 8,420 (cartoon)

The Perception at Home


Leicas Über Alles

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Moldy Bread

The Truth About Luxembourg

The Problem With Art and Artists

Weak XL

01 October : 08 October

No. 2,209 (cartoon)

Bacon Kills

Dying Slowly

National Poetry Day

The Private School Conundrum

Better in Bed

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Please Touch

Born to Annoy

Weak XLI

09 October : 14 October

No. 4,419 (cartoon)

Omelet sans Cricket(s)

More Great Medical News

But How Does It Smell?

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Porcelain Galleries

An Unusual Approach to Filmmaking


15 October : 21 October

No. 9,323 (cartoon)

Lick the Cream Off the Priest!

More Ice Than I Thought

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Tadarida brasilinesis

Pelodiscus sinensis

Coincidence? Probably Not.

Coexisting with Dinosaurs


22 October : 29 October

No. 4,935 (cartoon)

Have a Nice Day!

Dull, Boring Coupling

Earthquake Detector (2012 prototype)

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: 24,042,656 Redundant Pixels

Armageddon in Drunksville

“San Francisco” “Giants” Win “World Series”

From Where I Hell


30 October : 04 November

No. 6,991 (cartoon)

New Bike!

Psycho Raving Bonkers Mad

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Taped Sony

The Home of Great Testes!

Mongolian Targets

Weak XLV

05 November : 11 November

No. 3,205 (cartoon)

Beyond Weird

Problem Solved!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Presidio Theatre

Born at Thirteen

The Tedium of Fingernails

Things Could Be Worse


12 November : 19 November

No. 4,587 (cartoon)

Baby Soup

Made with Pride by Tyler Myers

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Three Presidio Air Intakes

Not Rotgut

I Wish List

Burying Holes

Airport Security Theatre


20 November : 25 November

No. 1,014 (cartoon)

A Confabulatory History

A Traditional Thanksgiving


Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: New Bicycle

A Bad Joke


26 November : 02 December

No. 2,080 (cartoon)

A Pretty Good Picture Indeed!

Dumbarton Bridges

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Vinnie’s Hearse

What Is It About Bacon?!

A Pencil Named David

Toilet Desk


03 December : 10 December

No. 7,475 (cartoon)

Plain Economics

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Urination Flag

When I Was Ten

Torah Torah Torah!

Cat Squat!


Stormy Weather

Weak L

11 December : 16 December

No. 6,268 (cartoon)

Thirteen Thirteen Thirteen

Cycling With Lights

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Robert and Paige

Another Day, Another Massacre

Staying Warm in Sans Frisco

Weak LI

17 December : 23 December

No. 6,990 (cartoon)

Mumbled Whispers

Messengers or Meals?

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Double Fantasy

Wild Apocalypse Chase

Transsexual Santa

Television Kills

Weak LII

24 December : 31 December

No. 831 (cartoon)

Poisoning Sante Klaas

Four-Kilogram Earrings

Fatal Urination Event

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Segment of the Original Internet c. 1969

A Continually Probing Muscle

Angel Tears

Seventeen Years of Codswallop

Previous notebooks

1996: 1996 Exactly Almost

1997: Fifty-Three Weeks a Year

1998: It Happens Every Day, Periodically

1999: Notes, Art, Portraits, and Filler

2000: Last Millennium or Next?

2001: 2001 Weakly, More or Less

2002: The Same, More Better

2003: What Is This, Some Kind of Joke?

2004: Some Days Are Better Than Others

2005: Is This The End?

2006: Enough Is Never Enough

2007: Nothing Is Certain

2008: Repetitiously Redundant

2009: Love is in the Air

2010: This Isn’t Right

2011: I’ve Grown a Lot

2012: I’d Sell It if I Had It

2013: I Know What I Know

2014: Do You Know What I’m Thinking?

2015: I Call it Focus

2016: I’m Not Sure

2017: Smooth Sailing!

2018: What’s Not to Believe?

2019: You Can’t Understand

2020: That’s Sick

2021: Don’t Mention It

2022: I’m Not Done

2023: Thanks For Your Support


©2012 David Glenn Rinehart