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An Artist’s Notebook of Sorts

Weak I

01 January : 08 January

No. 4,101 (cartoon)

The Museum of Nonsense

Happy Internet Birthday!

A Holocaust Survivor and Breast Enlargement Considerations

Times Are Hard All Over

Exceptional Work

An Uneventful Day on Which to Be Born

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Santa Fe Firewood

Weak II

09 January : 14 January

No. 7,968 (cartoon)

Gareth’s Predictable Rationalization

Desert Urination Considerations

Aaron Swartz

Facial Fitness Considerations

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Santa Fe Garden

Weak III

15 January : 21 January

No. 958 (cartoon)

Living With Cancer

Danke Schoen Until the End of Time

Silent Crows

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Petrified Forest

The Needles Pricks

Mite Be

Weak IV

22 January : 29 January

No. 8,637 (cartoon)

The Death of Two Buck Chuck

Spineless Penes

Rabbie Burns Night

Escape from Dilbertville

Ball of Digital Malarkey

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Sasha Surveillance

Beer Is Good, Again

Weak V

30 January : 04 February

No. 5,530 (cartoon)

The Mystery of Parenting

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Aerosol Art

Garrison Keillor’s retirement

You Will Die

Penniless Canadians

Weak VI

05 February : 11 February

No. 296 (cartoon)


Richard III Unearthed

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Free Dual Cassette Deck

A Real Doozy

The Coffee Jitters

Prime Number Day

Weak VII

12 February : 19 February

No. 4,100 (cartoon)

Damned Phone, Damned Birds

The Difference Between Love

(Not) Swallowing Razorblades

Final Flights

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Melted Plastic Hot Plate

Mom Gives Birth to Two Sets of Identical Twins

Looking Forward to Death


20 February : 25 February

No. 123 (cartoon)

Hard of Hearing

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Kittens.

Under Strange Skies

Squirrels, and The English Problem

Harriet, Grave of the Unknown Chicken
N 37.78218, W 122.47163

Weak IX

26 February : 04 March

No. 2,808 (cartoon)

Metric or Die!

Baby Oil

Wave Intervals

Not What It Never Was

Sister-Kissing Music

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Decades of Work

Weak X

05 March : 12 March

No. 3,595 (cartoon)

Why Are the Apes Still Here?

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Bitcoin Exchange

Cats! and Kittens.

Not Dying of Nothing

Pretentious Data

Courtship Advice

Clive Burr

Weak XI

13 March : 18 March

No. 1,239 (cartoon)

Not a Great Writer

Funny Memories

Saint Patrick Über Alles!

Sunrise, Sunset

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Lighting

Weak XII

19 March : 25 March

No. 3,200 (cartoon)

How Many Performance Artists?

Cycling Without Drugs

Diagram Prize Awarded

Older Than I Thought

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Rotting Fruit

Waxing Gibbous


26 March : 02 April

No. 4,930 (cartoon)

Avoid Whales!

Smelling Jasmine on Linda

Too Many Light Years

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Rotting Fruit Revisited

Where the Big Money Is

Elsie Marie Thompson née Calvert

Strap-on Tusks

Weak XIV

03 April : 08 April

No. 5,070 (cartoon)

Giving Sassy the Sassy

Sashimi for Brains

That’s Sarah!

Know Where

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Cones Hill

Weak XV

09 April : 15 April

No. 5,241 (cartoon)

Elephants versus Chihuahuas

Tight-Fitting Pants and Frilly Frocks

Camel Etiquette

Basic Wildlife Photography

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Crack
Skin-Deep Beauty

Weak XVI

16 April : 23 April

No. 2,276 (cartoon)

Prospicuitously So

Flipped It and Died

What a World It Is!

Twenty-Two Pudgy Little Fascists

Blood Vessels Around the World

Saccharine Green Codswallop

Goodbye Portyanki


24 April : 29 April

No. 5,128 (cartoon)

Sent From My Cray XK7

Martian Penis

Average Life Expectancy for Rinehart

Progress, One Funeral at a Time

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: San Francisco Parking Spaces


30 April : 06 May

No. 2,466 (cartoon)

May Day in Flint

Fifty Millimeters Full Circle

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Chicken Lamp

Clem’s Nico-Cream

Mutton Nouveau

An Ill-Advised Architecural Detail

Weak XIX

07 May : 14 May

No. 4,548 (cartoon)

The Future Is Furry

Shoot Hippies!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Aurora

The Misery in Boston

Dining with Children

Yeti Habitat Protection Zones

Athena Has Seoul

Weak XX

15 May : 20 May

No. 6,131 (cartoon)

Global Pixels

PD Peach

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Tomato

A Day at the Races

The Day After A Day at the Races

Weak XXI

21 May : 27 May

No. 6,746 (cartoon)

Dominique Venner’s Fine Example

Wrapping Fire in Oil

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Sprinkler

Cazry Dadido!

My Phone

Jupiter, Mercury, and Venus Form Triangle


28 May : 04 June

No. 8,077 (cartoon)

Parisians Hiss

Drinking and Biking

Chicago Sun-Slimes

Wearing Condemns

Ask Eno

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Rose Garden

The Executioner and the Pleasantly Purring Pussy


05 June : 10 June

No. 991 (cartoon)

Leavenworth Penitentiary


Furry Xenophobia

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: David’s Broth

How Antoinette Got Here


11 June : 17 June

No. 5,912 (cartoon)

Japanese Rites of Spring

Whole Hearted Roasted Monkey Nuts

Buried Treasure

Staying Creative

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Cat Calendar

Digging for Sausage

Weak XXV

18 June : 25 June

No. 6,053 (cartoon)

Skin and Brains

Driving Around Los Angeles Slowly With Vegetables

Happy Birthday, Edward!

Twenty-One Archival Tape Tears

Ernest Snodgrass of Hoosick Falls, New York

How Can That Be?

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Wrapped Sign


26 June : 01 July

No. 8,391 (cartoon)

The Ed Gein Automotive Aesthetic

Investing Wisely

The Internet’s Pioneering Pusses

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Smoked Pig Ears

The Tour de France: What a Joke!


02 July : 08 July

No. 6,638 (cartoon)

The Tiger’s Stripes

The Singularity

Toddlers versus Terrorists

What Mothers Do


Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Rose Garden


09 July : 16 July

No. 179 (cartoon)

Experimenting with Sauvignon Blanc

The Slowest Race in the World

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: A Plague of Trumpeters

Working at Nothing

The Trip to Echo Spring

Jean Cocteau’s Amazing Day

Lands End


17 July : 22 July

No. 25 (cartoon)

Dead Bird in the Sky!


Five-Color Tang?!

Welcome to San Francisco!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Concrete Cuts

Weak XXX

23 July : 29 July

No. 3,572 (cartoon)

The Man of Annalee’s Dreams

Not Drinking Responsibly

The State Bird of Utah

Love Stinks

How Royalty Is Made

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Tomato


30 July : 06 August

No. 8,147 (cartoon)

Interrobang, Ms. Feisty Britches, and Gill Sans Extra Bold

Cigarettes Kill (Again)

The Institute for Predictable Outcomes Strikes Again

El Río de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula

Hawai’an Interstate Highways

Sally’s Favorite Drink

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Measuring Rainier Ale


07 August : 12 August

No. 927 (cartoon)

The Extra Reed in the Quarter

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Is Isn’t

Dogs Headed to the Hotel

Know Your Cannibals

Thirty Archival Toilet Paper Rolls


13 August : 19 August

No. 5,121 (cartoon)

Drinking Too Much

Barking Lions!

Death by Committee of Two

What’s the Big Idea?

Seventy Kilometers of Nerves

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Fatto a Mano


20 August : 27 August

No. 6,867 (cartoon)

British Keystone Cops

Baby Beer Smile

Beware of the Gut

Bad Film Review

Punctuality Redefined

Clean Sheets Forever!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Paula Sharp Remembered


28 August : 02 September

No. 2,793 (cartoon)

Microbrains for Zombies?

From Cuneiform to Pixels

Jorge’s Drinking Problem

David, Dick, and Dan

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Forest Delivery Truck


03 September : 09 September

No. 5,642 (cartoon)

We’re All Martians

That’s Amore!

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Paint Spill

Not Drinking Too Much

My New Keyboard

Channeling Wile E. Coyote


10 September : 17 September

No. 4,218 (cartoon)

Breathe Out Yesterday, Breathe In Tomorrow

No Pink Mist in Iowa

The Denali Size Thing

Avoid England

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Dusty Wine Glass

Swamp Zombies

Safe Chinese Drinking Strategy


18 September : 23 September

No. 7,248 (cartoon)

No More Fish and Chips

The Happy Ending (a book on tape)

Psychrolutes marcidus

American Art Quality Index

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Arugula Pizza


24 September : 30 September

No. 3,788 (cartoon)

Spare Body Parts

Something You Should Know About Crows

Too Old to Die

New Iranian Technology

Heinz 57

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Fair Use

Weak XL

01 October : 08 October

No. 983 (cartoon)

Happy or Not?

Lisa Louise Bufano

National Poetry Day

A Brewery in the Belly

(Not?) Speaking Dada

The Mule’s Third Kick

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Folded Socks

Weak XLI

09 October : 14 October

No. 8,623 (cartoon)

PSO J318:5-22

Patience Kills

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Carrots with Mustard

What Cats Think

Not Channeling Lewis Carroll


15 October : 21 October

No. 4,892 (cartoon)

Kamikaze Birds Lay Siege to a Wretched Airport

This Is Cheap and Embarrassing

Artists’ Nightmares

An Ominous Suit

Gratuitous Photo of the Weak: Clean Paper Only

Making Love to a Train Seat?


22 October : 29 October

No. 1,603 (cartoon)

Delusions of Adequacy

Spoiled Little Barbarian

¡Ay, Pobrecito!

Making Visual Progress

Lewis Allen Reed

Kind Words About My Work

No Gratuitous Photo of the Weak


30 October : 04 November

No. 967 (cartoon)

I Want to Suck ...

Two Hundred Head Hairs Daily

A World of Beauty and Ease

Ready Wit

An Eye for Art

Weak XLV

05 November : 11 November

No. 606 (cartoon)

Libraries Burn, Ask Any Alexandrian

Overcoming Chromophobia

A Grand Theory of Urination

I Could Have Thought of That

The Report of My Illness Grew Out of His Illness ...

Don’t Invite Us to the Same Party


12 November : 19 November

No. 832 (cartoon)

Life’s Little Mysteries

Creepy Chef

Brianna is a Fellow?!

With Ducks, Even

About My Dog

Too Important to be Left to Chance

Break It Up


20 November : 25 November

No. 9,880 (cartoon)

Another Productive Day

The Assassination of a Jelly-Filled Doughnut

Things We Don’t Discuss

Missing the Bullseyes

Eighteen Coupled Hexagonal Tiles



26 November : 02 December

No. 864 (cartoon)

The Museum of Nothing

Gobble Tov!

Brussels Sprouts

Conceptual Progress

The Year in Review

No Need for Fun


03 December : 10 December

No. 2,238 (cartoon)

Strange Koala Sex Spam

Nelson Mandela

Not a Perfect Day

A Bloody Idiopathic Condition

Mr. Mojo Risin’ at Seventy

Involuntary Art!

Serves the Little Tyrant Right

Weak L

11 December : 16 December

No. 33 (cartoon)

You’ve Been Warned

The Urination Diet

Subway Sadist

How Unnerving ...

The Antonym of Discombobulated

Weak LI

17 December : 23 December

No. 4,839 (cartoon)

Sorry for the Inconvenience

Putin’s Ingenious Insult

Rudolph’s Nose

The System

Worse than Christmas

Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov

Weak LII

24 December : 31 December

No. 9,434 (cartoon)

Have a Krampus Xmas!

Unhealthy Choice

No Beer?! You’re Squirreled!

Watch What You Drink!

Archival Inferno Remnant

Janice Keihanaikukauakahihulihe’ekahaunaele’s Driver’s License

The Two Best Explanations of the Year

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?


©2013 David Glenn Rinehart