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An Artist’s Notebook of Sorts

Weak I

01 January : 08 January

No. 5,237 (cartoon)

Dead-Pope Hammer

Human Composting Options


Big Oil is a Big Bore

Tarantulas and Scorpions in the Morning

Back in My Prime!

Sixty-Seven Rice

Weak II

09 January : 14 January

No. 7,001 (cartoon)

The Everything Curse

Geoffrey Arnold Beck

The Washington Post Is All Wet

Paraskavedekatriaphilia and Paraskavedekatriaphobia

Add It to the List

Weak III

15 January : 21 January

No. 6,893 (cartoon)

White Rice on Styrofoam, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico

The Sacramento Mountains and Tularosa Basin, Explained

Eleven Points of Interest, Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, Three Rivers, New Mexico

The Largest Pistachio in the World

ChatGPT and Me

Small Penises and Fast Cars

Weak IV

22 January : 29 January

No. 6,612 (cartoon)

Worth and Value, Priceless or Worthless

Businessy Baggage

Rabbie Burns Night

Ireland Attacks Italy!


The Salt and Pepper Chip Scam

Swiss Cheese Hole

Weak V

30 January : 04 February

No. 1,787 (cartoon)

A Complicated Month

Margaret’s Santa Fe

Our Smooth Universe

Nuts with Bolts

A Holey Omen

Weak VI

05 February : 11 February

No. 6,055 (cartoon)

A Nasty Little Review

Sic ’em, Bob!

The Indecisive Moment

No Nightstand

Superstitious Vegetables

May the Window Stay Unbroken

Weak VII

12 February : 19 February

No. 2,555 (cartoon)

Certainly Not Super

Love and VD

Winter Cycling Shot Calculations

(I Know) I'm Losing You Revisited

A Day

Balloon Remnant

A Long Day on Venus


20 February : 25 February

No. 7,207 (cartoon)

Recycling Bourbon

My Latest Creation: The Book

Deformed Asymmetrical Factory Bread

My Core Beliefs

The Procrastination Ideal

Weak IX

26 February : 04 March

No. 3,368 (cartoon)

Another Unfortunate Cartoon Footnote

The British Seedy Corporation

Discussing Colin’s Book

Creative Nonviolence and Beyond

Something About Museums

Big Fat Nothingburger

Weak X

05 March : 12 March

No. 9,835 (cartoon)

Carlos Castañeda

Horses in Trees

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Sharp and Fuzzy Atoms

Swale Hoop

Dinosaurian Ways

Peer Pressure from Dead People

Weak XI

13 March : 18 March

No. 1,792 (cartoon)

Pi, Flipped Pi, and Pie


Ten Middle-Aged Battles

Douglas Fir White Stripes

Why my Typography is Bad

Weak XII

19 March : 25 March

No. 6,548 (cartoon)

Another Day, Another Final Warning


Thinking Planely

Weighty Mammal Matters

New Dimensions in Tiling

From Rolling Fork to Loch Ness


26 March : 02 April

No. 6,902 (cartoon)

Thinkless, Fruitless, and Carrotless

Childhood Cartoons Become Reality

Flint Public Library Photography

Two Personal Infinities

Horsing Around with Death

Three Seasons of Flint, Michigan

An Idiot for a Teacher

Weak XIV

03 April : 08 April

No. 7,105 (cartoon)

Aspirational Target

Good Riddance of Bad Rubbish

The Béarnaise Sauce Punch Line

The Art of Stealing

Useful Medical Advice

Weak XV

09 April : 15 April

No. 6,235 (cartoon)

Dr. Suess’s Air of Vomitrociousiosity

Be the Crazy One

Do Suicide Pills Expire?

Strict Inequalities For The n-Crossing Number

Obituary Ghostwriter

What Was Satchmo Thinking?

Weak XVI

16 April : 23 April

No. 6,458 (cartoon)

Grateful to Be Dead

Home is Not a Place

Gross Exercise

The Butt Implant Era

Hogwash Unfit for Swine

Cats Day (Formerly Earth Day)

That’s All, Possums


24 April : 29 April

No. 8,134 (cartoon)

Cleaning for the Cleaners

The Importance of Editing

Cameras and Violins

A Nice Little Drinking Story

Courtship, Texas Style


30 April : 06 May

No. 5,262 (cartoon)

Cameras and Violins Revisited

On Strike!

Strike Over!

Japanese Cooking

Old Guys in the Park

King Tampon

Weak XIX

07 May : 14 May

No. 4,254 (cartoon)

All Done

Athletics Foam Finger Prosthesis (Diptych)

Seven Thousand Dollars for Velveeta Skin

Aristotelian Logic

Minimizing Minimalism

Every Liar’s Opening Line

Parallel Universes

Weak XX

15 May : 20 May

No. 6,464 (cartoon)

Climate Cataclysm Ahead of Schedule

Traffic Lesson

My Ten-Thousandth Entry

So Long, Mister

The Bright Side of Dementia

Weak XXI

21 May : 27 May

No. 6,026 (cartoon)

Useless Generic Advice

Women and Archival Inks

Barf Bonk Saboteur


Remembering Cautionary Tales

The Song Remains the Same


28 May : 04 June

No. 2,919 (cartoon)

Ain’t Love Grand?

Awe Uncourant

Numerical Cycling Considerations

Sixty-Eight Millimeters Total Sunlight Accumulation

Where Tourists Go to Die

Danke Schön?!

Carpenter Ant Mountain


05 June : 10 June

No. 8,417 (cartoon)

Don’t Make Me Think Gallery

Moth Attack!


The Five Things a Dog Understands

Inseparable Potatoes


11 June : 17 June

No. 8,130 (cartoon)

Dinosaur Domination

True Love

Cormac McCarthy, The Ex, and the Gun in the Vagina

Jean Cocteau’s Amazing Day

The Truth About Dogs

Daniel Ellsberg’s Last Laugh

Weak XXV

18 June : 25 June

No. 4,950 (cartoon)

Anonymous Proposal

Untitled Usually Isn’t

How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety

More Airplanes in the Ocean

Off Target

Faking Success

Next to Godliness


26 June : 01 July

No. 9,898 (cartoon)

Little Known Naval History

Naps Are Good for You

Tora! Tora! Nikon!Oops!

Susan’s Studio


02 July : 08 July

No. 9,717 (cartoon)

Cow Game

Eight Thawing Hot Dogs (Diptych)

Before We Knew Elon Was Crazy

Waiting for the Metal-Eating Microbes

A Real Work of Art

Brunch versus Lupper


09 July : 16 July

No. 9,418 (cartoon)

Never Too Late

You Might Be Cleaning Your Toilet Wrong

Anchor’s Away

Preferring Positive Possibilities

Theatre for Stupid People

Vaydeer Undetectable Mouse Jiggler

Parachutist Without a Chute Revisited


17 July : 22 July

No. 8,742 (cartoon)

Hollywouldn’t, But I Would

Only Cats

Sober Adjacent

Cat Languages

Slow Deer Killed Here

Weak XXX

23 July : 29 July

No. 5,223 (cartoon)

Remembering Julius

Felix Klieser’s Amazing Footwork

Kiliaen’s Perfect Record

Then Do That

Receding and Reseeding

SLOW DOWN! (Flat Tire)


30 July : 06 August

No. 8,288 (cartoon)


Corpse Float


The Gravity Scam

Monte Cazazza

Brown Bag Theory and Practice

Backgammon versus Chess


07 August : 12 August

No. 2,427 (cartoon)


Great Science!

A Headache in the Pelvis

Visualizing Mouna



13 August : 19 August

No. 9,720 (cartoon)

A Genuine Flying Kayak

Kitty Litterature

Porcine Urination Progress

Savey Meal-bot

It’s Not as Bad as Detroit

Interlochen Means Incompetence


20 August : 27 August

No. 455 (cartoon)

John Warnock

Ceased its Existence

Spud Earth

What’s Physics Got to Do With It?

Three-Dollar Bill


The Wonderful Mysteries of Life


28 August : 02 September

No. 1,699 (cartoon)

Why Cats Like Tuna

Such a Thing

Thirteenth-Trimester Birth Control

The Largest Bottle of Whisky in the World

Pasta Cheese Auras


03 September : 09 September

No. 7,529 (cartoon)

Boring Man

Killer Tortilla Chips

What’s Wrong With This Photograph?

Still Irreplacable, Alas


Just Five Nickels in a Tin Can


10 September : 17 September

No. 3,493 (cartoon)

Landweber Iterations

Where Derrières Go to Die

Who’s Driving, You or the Worm?

Who’s Driving, Man or Horse?

Ig Nobel Prizes

The Hole Where Liquified Chicken Goes

Value Shortage


18 September : 23 September

No. 2,017 (cartoon)

Missing Jet (Public Service Announcement)

Take the Money and Run

A Fly That Ain’t

Energy Drinks

No One Cares


24 September : 30 September

No. 2,748 (cartoon)

The Death of Charles Shaw (Diptych)

Reality is a Crutch

Before I Become Extincted

Antigravity Skirts and Pants

Why? Why?

Interminable Drum Solos

Weak XL

01 October : 08 October

No. 1,450 (cartoon)

A Camera and a Tripod

One Hundred Thousand Sunk

National Poetry Day

The Photography Therapy Scam

No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service

My Cut of the Navy’s Budget

Consumer Alert

Weak XLI

09 October : 14 October

No. 8,126 (cartoon)

Another Month, Another War

Toilet Bloom in the Fecal Forest

Real Appreciation

Forty-three Percent of Thanathologists Are Alcoholics

The Biggest Thing Since the Previous Biggest Thing


15 October : 21 October

No. 632 (cartoon)

Sumo Publicity Scam

A Brussels Affair Revisited

The Urinal in Purgatory

Cooler Than We Thought

Hot Stuff

Four Fecund Taters


22 October : 29 October

No. 2,614 (cartoon)

Marketing Viviane Sassen

Please Don’t Urine Revisited

Poodle Piss Retraction

There Are No Words (Except Six)

Trimming the Endangered Species List

Deaf, Blind, and Dumb

Redundantly Scary


30 October : 04 November

No. 8,617 (cartoon)

Goodbye, Susan

Mass Murder Done Right

Shrimp and Prawns

A Galloping Horse and a Blind Man

No. 2,489 (cartoon) Revisited

Weak XLV

05 November : 11 November

No. 6,364 (cartoon)

Marika’s Big Mistake

No One Did It First

Impressing Girls

Too Many Paragraphs

Mont Blanc Ain’t What It Used to Be

Salon des Refuse


12 November : 19 November

No. 5,863 (cartoon)

My Coin Collection

Out of the Mouth of Scumbags

UC Obscenity

Rotting Fresh Meat

BART Police Is Hiring

Good News from the Land of Ramen

Justice Stinks


20 November : 25 November

No. 9,896 (cartoon)

Can’t Put the Genie Back in the Toothpaste Tube


No Cranberries

Cheap Red Wine Wins

Mongolian Muffins


26 November : 02 December

No. 1,215 (cartoon)

Getting Juiced

Money Triumphs in the End

Good English Speakin’

Elliot Erwitt

Buddha’s Trifecta

Sometimes It’s Deadly to Be a Woman (In Literature)


03 December : 10 December

No. 5,627 (cartoon)

Old News

More Tipping Points, But Not Enough

Fertility Considerations

Tora! Tora! Tora!

Happy Hanukkah

Do Nomads Have Jails?

The Difference Between Here and Here and Here

Weak L

11 December : 16 December

No. 7,340 (cartoon)

Que Sriracha Sriracha

Opposable Brains

All of It, Except

Base Ten Revisited

Shipwrecks and Bat Sex

Weak LI

17 December : 23 December

No. 8,602 (cartoon)

A Life Without Labels

Claremont Avenue Locomotion (Diptych)

For Better or Worse

Jeff Koons Is a Bampot, and a Bawbag

Time to Celibate!

Happy Birthday, Harry

Weak LII

24 December : 31 December

No. 3,859 (cartoon)

The Christmas Spirit!

Duplicative Language

Thinking About Thinking

Extremely Bad Character

Devo Devolved

Digital Malarkey

My New Year’s Resolution

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?


©2023 David Glenn Rinehart