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An Artist’s Notebook of Sorts

Weak I

01 January : 08 January

No. 9,463 (cartoon)

My Twenty-Second Year

My Two Cents Worth

A Most Improbable and Pleasing Loss

Appallingly Filthy

Envying the Dead

Happy Birthday Ulysses Kay

Big Round Numbers

Weak II

09 January : 14 January

No. 862 (cartoon)

A Reasonable Number of Fleas and Critics

Anti-Stupidity Pills in Action?

Intromission Theory and Practice

Translucent Tortilla Chip Bags

No Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting for Oxfam

Weak III

15 January : 21 January

No. 9,438 (cartoon)

Die a Happy Chili Death

When Bikes and Dogs Collide

Bungling Reporters Get My Goat

Japan Sanitary Equipment Industry Association to the Rescue!

Herr Hair and the Breitshirts

Wicked Orange Imperialist Orangutan

Weak IV

22 January : 29 January

No. 1,683 (cartoon)

Cat and Mouse Chess

Miniature Crater Lake

Burns Night with Guinea Pigs

Canada Here We Come!

Happy New Year’s Eve

Happy New Year

Latkes Without Crutches

Weak V

30 January : 04 February

No. 5,152 (cartoon)

James Stephen George Boggs

Only So Many Orifices


Freshly Squeezed Worcestershires

Eleven Hasty Cement Wall Patches

Weak VI

05 February : 11 February

No. 4,429 (cartoon)

My Team Won!

The World’s Foremost Authority

A Dream Come True

The Zero-Minute Meeting

Patron Engagement Management

Maybe Even a Juicy Burrito

Weak VII

12 February : 19 February

No. 2,688 (cartoon)

Anthropophagy Can Be Boring

Leslie Ray Charping

The Perverted Heartless Habañero

A Cautionary Rat Urine Tale

A Fair Cop

Smarter Than Most People

Too Many Cameras


20 February : 25 February

No. 4,296 (cartoon)

Taller from Side to Side

Archival Wall (Patch)

Drink by Sunday

Wilma Flintstone, the Greatest Living Poet

Fake News Kills

Weak IX

26 February : 04 March

No. 9,134 (cartoon)

Judith Permar’s Crucifixion

But Half Are Left!

Preserving My Gimcrack Reputation

Mister Pissy Paws

Photography Statistics

Rum Cocktails

Weak X

05 March : 12 March

No. 6,527 (cartoon)

Beer for Breakfast, Unimagined

Bee Here Now


Reusable Plastic Bag

On Traveling Light

Popular Photography Dead at Eighty

One Dozen Dirty Socks

Weak XI

13 March : 18 March

No. 6,759 (cartoon)

A Man’s Right to Know

My Tomato Plantation

Boaty McBoatface Aborted

The Zero-Minute Meeting

Roll Over Chuck Berry

Weak XII

19 March : 25 March

No. 2,192 (cartoon)

Into the Southern Hemisphere


Lots o’ Trees!

Carcass Snot Snakes

Get Enough Sleep

Stinky Hippie History Crap


26 March : 02 April

No. 4,719 (cartoon)

Whaler’s Rum

Shrouded Building

Voracious Spiders

Cheech and Prong

Internet Archive Catometer

No April Fools’ Day

The Voice of Dead Babies

Weak XIV

03 April : 08 April

No. 7,319 (cartoon)

An Afternoon Wasted

Flint Lead Poisoning

Don Rickles

Eighteen Specimens of Page Six Hundred and Sixty-Six

A Most Rewarding Health Regimen

Weak XV

09 April : 15 April

No. 6,446 (cartoon)

Fake Bat News

Drinking at 2005 Prices

John Warren Geils Junior

The Cat Lady Shtick

A Tail of Two Kitties

The Problem With Invisible Ink

Weak XVI

16 April : 23 April

No. 461 (cartoon)

Almost Killed by a Newspaper


The First Ten-Thousand Photographs

Hope Springs Eternal!

A Pale Imitation

Another Afternoon Wasted

The Three Things About Chilis


24 April : 29 April

No. 6,855 (cartoon)

Donald Dale Rinehart

Hash Balls

Don’t Strain Your Eyes

Vito Hannibal Acconci

A Lucky Foot


30 April : 06 May

No. 2,803 (cartoon)

Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day

English Political Repartee

Your First Five Trillion Photographs

Brain Scanning Economics

Cinco de Mayo

Twenty-Three Leftover Dinner Rolls

Weak XIX

07 May : 14 May

No. 284 (cartoon)

The Cold Spaghetti Lottery

Traffic Counter

Avocado Hand

Trophy Camera

Just Joining Us?

Leftover Dinner Rolls Revisited


Weak XX

15 May : 20 May

No. 4,659 (cartoon)

Chicago Revisited

The Sugar Daddy Place

Hellacious Dragon’s Breath

Six Dozen Screwed Froot Loops Comprising the Kellogg’s Rainbow

The Liar’s Great Surety

Weak XXI

21 May : 27 May

No. 8,546 (cartoon)

Good Riddance to Bad Rubbish

Listening to Dementia

Winding Me Up Fruitless

National Wine Day

Quindici Salvapizza (1:100 Maquette)

A Head Full of Snakes


28 May : 04 June

No. 507 (cartoon)


Cecelia’s Age Group

The Perfect Leica

Nikon AF-S Fisheye Nikkor 8-15mm f/3.5-4.5E ED

Seven Fields of San Francisco Nature Photography

Are You a Camera?

Horrific Death by Violent Nausea Caps


05 June : 10 June

No. 6,544 (cartoon)

Dead Duck Day


The Bamboo Report

Abandon Ship

Storage Revisited


11 June : 17 June

No. 5,539 (cartoon)

Sidewalk Squared

Biohazard Palace

Excessive Heat Watch

Jean Cocteau’s Amazing Day

The Inimitable Smell of a Fresh Corpse

A Thief and a Loser

Weak XXV

18 June : 25 June

No. 6,487 (cartoon)

Irrigation System Activated

Les Magnifiques Éternuements des Chats

Hippie Daze Revisited

Big Numbers

Japanese Military Considerations

The Last Thing You Should Have for Lunch

Closet Art Photographer


26 June : 01 July

No. 2,404 (cartoon)

It’s Never Too Late

A Lucky Flight

A Cautionary Tale for Old, Fat, Bald Guys

Six Hard Drives Cubed (sketch for Sixteen Hard Drives Cubed)

È il Colore del Gatto Che Corre


02 July : 08 July

No. 8,169 (cartoon)

Better Off Dead

Martian Pedophiliac Murderers

Stay on the Scene

Waiting for the New Kilogram

Ripped Apart by Hate and Rage

No More News of the Weird


09 July : 16 July

No. 2,353 (cartoon)

A Short Break

The Cheesy Skies

Excellent Research

Eleven Yards of Flint, Michigan

Smelling Food Makes You Fat


A Century and Forty Minutes Late


17 July : 22 July

No. 3,458 (cartoon)

Can’t Keep a Good Zombie Down

Lubricated Towel

Can’t Keep a Good Mustache Down


Fourteen Kilograms to Go

Weak XXX

23 July : 29 July

No. 5,934 (cartoon)

The Two Rules of Art

A Century of Shooting with Nippon Kogaku Kogyo Kabushikigaisha’s Optics

Vanishing Sperm

A Moveable Capsaicin Feast

I’m Not a Great Photographer

Silence in Frostbite Falls


30 July : 06 August

No. 1,343 (cartoon)

Use Calibri, Go to Jail

The Mystery of Hidden Bras

David “Death Ray” Rinehart

The Rinehart Institute Salubriously Debauched

Seventy-Eight Seconds of Sonic Cushions Surrounding One Dozen Songs Recorded at Seventy-Eight Revolutions per Minute

Just Like Any Other Day

Numerical Monikers


07 August : 12 August

No. 3432 (cartoon)

Sex and Vinyl

Death Before Fruitcake

Gymnastics Redefined

HyperCard at Thirty

Three Thousand, Five Hundred and Sixty-Two point Six Grams of Russet Potatoes Precisely Proportionate to Phi


13 August : 19 August

No. 8,759 (cartoon)

Moon Maid

Sausages and Alcohol

Gio’s Panini

Jesus Has Lifed Me

Seven Chicken Thigh Meat, Bone, and Skin Diptychs

Photographing the Eclipse (Or Not)


20 August : 27 August

No. 5,835 (cartoon)

Two Solar Eclipse Triptychs

Life Is Not Equal to Stuff

Sitting Ducks in Seattle

Nikons and Bugattis

Save the Tasty Animals!

Shut Ye Geggie, Lavvy Heid!

Religious Robots


28 August : 02 September

No. 6,456 (cartoon)

Plant, Page, and The Beatles

Leitz Rubber

My Gonkulator in Progress

Raining Solid Diamonds on Uranus

Solar Sculptures


03 September : 09 September

No. 6,233 (cartoon)

The Eclipse

Terminal Elbows

Deep Cahoots

Real and Idealized Golden Gate Park Trees

Bengal and Georgia Tigers

There Is a Group of People with Dreams ...


10 September : 17 September

No. 35 (cartoon)

Water versus Lead

A Huge Mistake

Hurricanes and Earthquakes

Lowly Moths and Fact Checkers

Whisky, Soy Sauce, and Vinegar

Sexist Pigdogs Make Excellent Optics

P Is For Paint


18 September : 23 September

No. 6,732 (cartoon)

Cats, Vaginas, and Big Ears

Calling in Great

Rocket Man versus Dotard

Eyeball Leeches, Chest Maggots, and Hookworms

Planet X


24 September : 30 September

No. 6,786 (cartoon)

Painting and Preserving Wildlife

Kalashnikov and the Sturmgewehr

Imbecile Alert!

High-impact Art

Hugh Hefner Was a Feminist

Death Texas Style

Weak XL

01 October : 08 October

No. 7,663 (cartoon)

Bad Music Kills

A Posthumous Visit With Al

National Taco Poetry Day

Remember the Alamo!

Binary Deity

Damien and Me

Square Eclipse

Weak XLI

09 October : 14 October

No. 6,524 (cartoon)

Catching Something in Bed

A Political Promotion

Breathing Dead People


Dead Dolphin Sex


15 October : 21 October

No. 6,847 (cartoon)

Third Grade Biology

Sole Survivor

Life After Death

Good Career Move

The Cunning Nude Empress

The Bourbon Diet


22 October : 29 October

No. 3,512 (cartoon)

A Novel for the Price of a Burrito

Finding Nothing


Flammable and Infallible Meals

Looking for Uranus

Nanny State Prisoners

Lepercon Tales


30 October : 04 November

No. 3,545 (cartoon)

The Monster Defense

The Joy of Wine

Japanese Bicycle Security

A Quiet and Modest Life

Chelsea Manning

Weak XLV

05 November : 11 November

No. 7,133 (cartoon)

Hitting the Tennis Wall

No Sex Before Fighting

Chocolate and Miracle Meat

Coveting Thy Neighbor’s Wife’s Fourteen-year-old Daughter

Well-Read in Norwegian

Nice Easels!


12 November : 19 November

No. 3,522 (cartoon)

Robert Frank and the Three Stooges

La Grande Mort et Les Petites Morts

The Problem With Chairs

Smart(?) People

Ephemeral Anonymous Earthworks Triptych (Temporary Internet

Archive Installation)

The Answer is Suicide

Riveted to Their Seats


20 November : 25 November

No. 4,343 (cartoon)

Across the Great Divide

Ed Kostinger Has Almost Disappeared

An Antonym for Leftovers?

X Stump

Eight Thousand Days in a Row


26 November : 02 December

No. 1,355 (cartoon)

Adriana’s Problem

Lord of the Flies, by Me

Quality Control

The World’s Colossalest Battery

Six Paintings from the Internet Archive’s Permanent Collection (2017)

A Waste


03 December : 10 December

No. 6,425 (cartoon)

Modest Progress?


Ticklish Giant Swimming Cockroachs

Will Unclog Later

Camels on Machu Picchu

Truthfully Funny

Time Travel

Weak L

11 December : 16 December

No. 4,334 (cartoon)

Morgan Walker 1957-2017

Grammar Lessons Unlearned

All You Need to Know About Australia

Four Internet Archive Identification Neutrality Portraits

The Perfect Toilet Seat?

Weak LI

17 December : 23 December

No. 7.687 (cartoon)

Our Dark, Fetid Future

Distill and Dominate

Reefer Sadness

The Oldest Baby in the World

Idaho’s Cratering

Deceptive Toothbrushes

Weak LII

24 December : 31 December

No. 3,683 (cartoon)

A Cautionary Xmas Tale

Loret’s Linens

Canary Islands Snow Parrots

House Bondage

The Wholly Roman Empire

Those We Lost in 2018

Some Seconds Were Better Than Others

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?


©2017 David Glenn Rinehart