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An Artist’s Notebook of Sorts

Weak I

01 January : 08 January

No. 4,878 (cartoon)

Old Whine in New Bottles

Bike People and Horse People

Polly’s Missing Eyebrow

No Smoking, Depending

Death, Detroit, and Christmas


Can Natives Go Native?

Weak II

09 January : 14 January

No. 3,043 (cartoon)

Vodka Pills

The Mystery of Marriage

A Really Good Headline

Here’s to Iranian Tavern Wenches!

Channeling Rip Van Winkle

Weak III

15 January : 21 January

No. 5,405 (cartoon)

Obesity Through the Floor

An Eternity of Time

The Price of Cheap Electronics

No More Good and Bad?

Harrington Avenue Fountain

(Not) On Drugs

Weak IV

22 January : 29 January

No. 369 (cartoon)

Hair Cleanser versus Shampoo

Pamela Z’s Implicit Statement

Mushy Haggis Brain

A Night Alone with the Fish

Named Bullets

Beautiful Women, Shy Men, and

Indifferent Dogs

Gallo in 4'33"

Weak V

30 January : 04 February

No. 4,612 (cartoon)

Saliva Noodles


The Final Screw

Bad Dogs!

Thursday at the Dentist

Weak VI

05 February : 11 February

No. 1,891 (cartoon)

Thoroughly Irritating

Full Moon Story

Num Num Cheese!

The My Way Murders

Glasses Instructions, and Lack Thereof

Diverse Objectionable Qualities

Weak VII

12 February : 19 February

No. 7,830 (cartoon)

Heavy Clouds

The Real VD Thing

Rat Dog!

Another Cat Fact

A Litterary Grilled Cheese Sandwich

The Depth of Andrew’s Shallowness

Registering Subversives in South Carolina


20 February : 25 February

No. 5,910 (cartoon)

Arrivederci, Signor Pizza

A Lovely Evening with Dr. Cristello

Wrong Place, Wrong Time?

Breaking News: Killer Whales Kill!

Is it a Movie?

Weak IX

26 February : 04 March

No. 6,638 (cartoon)

Recycling Books

Hawai’ian Fish Story

Cuss Free or Cuss-free?

Four More Books

Happy Birthday, Laser Printer

Things Could Be Worse

Weak X

05 March : 12 March

No. 1,999 (cartoon)

Suicidal Exposure

Snuff Film Buffet

Naegleria gruberi and Naegleria fowleri

Things (Not) to Do Before Dying

A Turbulent Flight Aborted

Noisy German Youth

Whale Must Get Stoned

Weak XI

13 March : 18 March

No. 2,111 (cartoon)

Pi Day Redux

Freedom from Gender, Slash Shortage

Slow Motion Cheeseburger Suicide

Despicable Dog Tricks

Why I’m David, Not Timothy

Weak XII

19 March : 25 March

No. 2,247 (cartoon)

High Tech Crash

Digital Data Telegrams and Electronic Voice Transcommunicators

Omitting Needless Words

Wine Pairings

Jim Marshall, 1936-2010

Happy New Year! Again!


26 March : 02 April

No. 1,852 (cartoon)

Shut Up and Write!

Timeless Russia

Another Detestable Dog Trick

Small Bathroom Ideas

Sixty-Four Foil Eyes

Another Saint Stupid’s Day Parade

Bhut Jolokia Bombs Away!

Weak XIV

03 April : 08 April

No. 3,020 (cartoon)

An Unexplained Dedication

Nice, Nice Cod

Pussycat Attacks Postal Workers!

Always a Catch

Glenn’s Ninetieth Birthday Party

Weak XV

09 April : 15 April

No. 8,691 (cartoon)

Wine, in a Box

Little Squirrels in Cute Pink Outfits

The French Air Barmecide Banquet

Art in the Blood

Tipsy Guam

Nibbling at the Edge of Darkness

Weak XVI

16 April : 23 April

No. 1,892 (cartoon)

Andy’s Gullible

Overpriced Turgid Nostrils

Bicycle Day!

Dangerous Earthquake Women

Tyson Homosexual and Ground Black People

Open Running Sores, Fond Memories

Geek Savant


24 April : 29 April

No. 1,240 (cartoon)

A Chocolate Dream

Stephen Hawking’s Fear of Aliens

Geopbytes and Beyond

Them’s Bitin’ Words



30 April : 06 May

No. 8,028 (cartoon)

Dark Odds

Rainier Ale, Fucking Hell!


Disagreeing with Mike Kelley

Better Than Thinking About LSD

Neanderthals Among Us!

Weak XIX

07 May : 14 May

No. 992 (cartoon)

Amorousness Gone Awry

The Unfortunate Dallas Braden

Zee Source de Passion?

Allende’s Persuasive Rationale

Showing Theresa a Good Time?

Art Work versus Work Work

Taller than Big Rain

Weak XX

15 May : 20 May

No. 3,042 (cartoon)

The Laser at Fifty

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

The Los Angeles Freeway Dialect

Serendipitous Dyslexia

Moonless Romance

Weak XXI

21 May : 27 May

No. 950 (cartoon)

Thither and Yon

Goodbye, Jane

Babies, a Corpse, and Mayonnaise

The Tenth Towel Day

Pretentious Umlauts

Still Stupid After All These Years


28 May : 04 June

No. 6,867 (cartoon)

Ménage à Cat

Two Decades Without a Car

Honey Renders a Precision Instrument Inoperative

A Secret Kept!

Drinking Uruguayan Wine

Pirkle in a Bag

That’s English!


05 June : 10 June

No. 2,782 (cartoon)

Derek’s Call to an Empty Room

The Ichikawa/Wafu Aesthetic

Funny(?) Sex Lives

Bryan Ferry’s Subtle Optimism

Would You Believe? Cocktails


11 June : 17 June

No. 3,496 (cartoon)

A One-Armed Story

Coworkers Suck?

No Bikes, Please; We’re Green

Jean Cocteau’s Amazing Day

Falling Ovations

Revisiting Honey Renders a Precision Instrument Inoperative

Weak XXV

18 June : 25 June

No. 4,930 (cartoon)

A Pox on All Airlines

Who Needs Spare Clothes?

Giant Meatballs of the Sea

Flag Pills

Exotic Fetor

Grey Wine

Airport Kitten!


26 June : 01 July

No. 1,304 (cartoon)

Favorite Places on Earth

Flee the Wacky Worm!

The Arrows Point East and South

Agadir/San Francisco Sand Exchange

Penny in a Fountain


02 July : 08 July

No. 5,251 (cartoon)

The Walmart Diet

Flint’s in a Class of Its Own

Drinking Water Roulette

Peanuts are Dynamite!

Luke Jerram Scares Me, Sort Of

Dogs Don’t Listen, Either


09 July : 16 July

No. 2,489 (cartoon)

Mort Amore!

Healthy Worms

Drunk Crocboy

Chile’s Very Large Telescope

Costumers Only

Elephant and Castle

First Person on the Moon, Plan B


17 July : 22 July

No. 4,851 (cartoon)

The Thirteen Unrecognized Mortal Dangers of Cabernet Sauvignon

Gary Danko’s Toilet Paper

Nothing Even Close to Bodacious

Barefoot Man on the Subway

Surprise Psychic Kiss

Weak XXX

23 July : 29 July

No. 8,482 (cartoon)

Daniel Schorr

Macho with Our Brains?!

R136a1 Photographic Considerations

Monogamy versus Polygamy

Ohio Truths

Braking too Much?!


30 July : 06 August

No. 4,224 (cartoon)

Michigan School for the Blind, Michigan School for the Deaf

Listening, Answering, or Recording Machines?

Merry Goddamned Christmas

Artist-in-Residence Strategy

Stop Press: Depression Occurs During Pregnancy!

The World’s Best Kitty Litter

Free Nitrogen Trap


07 August : 12 August

No. 8,171 (cartoon)

Eskimo Sandwiches and Eskimo Ice Cream

Fraudulent Expense Accounts Lead to Dismissal?!

Elaborate Dinosaur Hoax?

Into the Sun



13 August : 19 August

No. 368 (cartoon)

Some Typographical Errors Are Worse Than Others

Picture Devaluation

Burial at Sea

She Should Have Said Something

Shrinking Moon

Cheesy Beer


20 August : 27 August

No. 2,300 (cartoon)

Long Distance Relationships Never Work

More Silly English Names

Chess Boxing

Bearly Dead

My First Night on the (Catless) Boat

Dogs and Smokers

An Eighteen-Hole Cry for Help


28 August : 02 September

No. 8,702 (cartoon)

Willy’s Way with Words

Women’s Plumbing

Fifty-One Trader Jose’s Salted Tortilla Chips Framed by Equilateral Triangles

Sextuple Delight

The Problem with Russians


03 September : 09 September

No. 8,687 (cartoon)

Self-indulgent Art Work

Death by Capsaicin

The Immensely Brobdingnagian Telescope?

Capitol Swamp

Missile Museum

Constructive Criticism


10 September : 17 September

No. 4,878 (cartoon)

Flexible Friends

Can’t Have It Both Ways

The Ninety-Three Percent Solution

Bad Political Theatre

Sally Shredder

Copywriting Secrets


18 September : 23 September

No. 7,018 (cartoon)

Monumental Monuments

The Oldest and Newest Photograph in the World

A Minor Photographic Epiphany

Oh, Shut Up

The Bear, the Zucchini, and the Courgette


24 September : 30 September

No. 3,491 (cartoon)

Another Stalemate

An Efficacious Walk

Glass Half Full Twice

Pretending to Die and Live

Changing Lightbulbs for Days

Clouds and Highways

Weak XL

01 October : 08 October

No. 8,445 (cartoon)

Lisa’s Cadaver Concerns

Listen and See

Edible Books?


Fretting from Coast to Coast

Rebecca’s Reassuring Rationale

Seven Speakers Too Many

Weak XLI

09 October : 14 October

No. 9,656 (cartoon)

Another Lovely Binary Day

Writing to Drink

Be The Mop


Fecal Transplant Love Story


15 October : 21 October

No. 6,666 (cartoon)

Catsitting Strategies

The Wladziu Valentino Liberace Museum

Catherine’s Work in Progress


The Rutabaga, the Dolphin Suit, and the Mayonnaise

The Taste of Rubidium or Yttrium


22 October : 29 October

No. 2,889 (cartoon)


Declining Coffee Consumption

Mistaken Point

The Deaf Can Finally Hear

Not Impossible

Vagisil Deodorant Mist?!

Thirteen Pacific Horizons


30 October : 04 November

No. 3,951 (cartoon)


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

Monster Raving Loony Tea Party?

The Five-Dollar Burrito

Rule of Thirds

Weak XLV

05 November : 11 November

No. 5,966 (cartoon)

T Lavitz

Two Dyslexic Guys ...

This May Seem Odd But Scientists Say It’s True

The Best Five Years of My Life

Beercap Express

Gin, England’s Tonic


12 November : 19 November

No. 8,855 (cartoon)

Holey Art

Buffalo Nickel

Tedious Enthusiasm

Movies to Watch With Your Eyes Closed

Cold Showers

Pretentious Frugality

Curious Condom Protocol


20 November : 25 November

No. 8,391 (cartoon)

Real versus Conceptual Apples

(Don’t) Listen to Your Inner Voices

If I Stop Thinking

Listening Is for the Birds

Thanksgiving, 1935


26 November : 02 December

No. 405 (cartoon)

Hidden Degrees

Leslie Nielsen, Finished

Fifty Black and White States

Mark Twain at One Hundred and Seventy-Five

The Cheeseburger Question

Belochka Warning


03 December : 10 December

No. 9,424 (cartoon)

Was Jane Austen Edited?

Herbert’s Fired

The Mont-Blanc Explosion

Because It Wasn’t There

Audio Purge

Purring Until Death

Happy Anthrax

Weak L

11 December : 16 December

No. 3,788 (cartoon)

Bonnie’s Fabulous Faux Snow

Goodheartedly Greasy Sandwiches

Not Arguing With Susan

Waking Up Brain Cells

I’m Gone Like Fashion

Weak LI

17 December : 23 December

No. 471 (cartoon)

Diego, The Amazing Transparent Cat

Dr. Rahmer’s Drain Rammer

Glenn Gould and Me

Winter Solstice Eclipse


Live Oregon Potato!

Weak LII

24 December : 31 December

No. 2,700 (cartoon)

Another Shitty Christmas

Laird’s Alleged Applejack

Not Worth Saying Again

Ignoring the Jimmy Stewart Museum

Desecration of a Venerated Object

Watch With Closed Eyes

Rolls of Honour

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

2024: Am I Not Awake?


©2010 David Glenn Rinehart