Websites of Roberta and Ken Avidor, two great local artists. Ken was the creator of the comic strip Roadkill Bill, which ran for many years in the now-defunct Twin Cities Pulse.
Cartoonist and illustrator
Matt Wuerker's cartoons on the website
Cartoons by Pioneer Press
graphic artist, cartoonist and Crop Art master David
Website of editorial
cartoonist, illustrator and animator Kirk Anderson.
Nostalgia Zone Comic Store
Website of my neighbor's
comic book shop in Minneapolis, Nostalgia
ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORT SITES:
If you live in Saint Paul,
please join our new bicycle advocacy group! We
meet once a month and attempt to advocate for
bicycle facilities, safety and education by
writing letters, attending public hearings,
bike counts and other actions.
StreetsMN is a great news and blog site for information on progressive transportation policy in the Twin Cities and Minnesota.
T4America is a pro-transit
lobby group in Washington DC pushing for a
more progressive 6-year federal transportation
bill. Be sure to sign their petition and
become involved in this important issue!
Alternatives, NYCity's main bicycle and
pedestrian advocacy group.
A clearinghouse for
information on the world car-free movement.
This website tallies
civilian casualties based on confirmed news
reports, each of which it cites. It also has
links to sites that tally military
casualties (US, British, Iraqi and others)
and examine the cost of the war.
PAINTERS and ARTISTS:
Website of artist Barbara
Fisher who does beautiful, abstract,
yet narrative paintings, incorporating
collage and textural use of paint.
Examples of my friend Andrew
Lenaghan's amazing cityscapes,
portraits and landscapes, available for
purchase through the George Adams Gallery in
New York City.
Website of photographer
Stephen Sheffield who does both fine
art and commercial work for the Judi
Rotenburg gallery and a variety of print
publications and commercial clients.
Website of Painter and
multimedia artist Stan Taft, who was
my painting professor at Cornell.
Website of graphic
artist, web animator, pedestrian activist
and WZBC DJ James Kraus. He does
See the work of one of
my favorite artists, Eric Drooker.
He's a drawer of comics, scratchboard god
and beautiful painter whose work is
frequently seen on the cover of the New
Drawings by George Matchen
Check out drawings by
San Francisco Bay Area artist George
The website of college
friend, Jeff Maxim's custom mural
business in Boulder, Colorado. Get a custom
mural for your house or business!
Homepage of cooking
goddess, Mollie Katzen, author of
the original "Moosewood" cookbook, and many
other cookbooks for vegetarians. She's a
great artist too!
Homepage of Dan
Weinberg, computer guru, programmer,
and burrito connoisseur.
The most beautiful and
psychedelic tie dyes in the world by Rich
Carbin. He's got socks,shirts, pants, hats, anything that can be
dyed! ...plus some beautiful Japanese fabrics
Website of "All American
Clothing" (formerly "Union Jean Company").
They sell high quality jeans, shirts, jackets
and other clothing, made right here in the
USA, using decently paid union labor and
"First World" environmental standards. Don't
buy your clothes from some sweatshop! Buy them
from these guys! Great prices, prompt
Some of the PUBLICATIONS who run my
Companion publication of
Casseur de Pub (The french version of Ad
Busters), La Decroissance deals with some of
the same ecological and consumer issues
...but with a lighter touch.
A monthly magazine of
cartoons and columns by some of America's
leading cartoonists and humor writers.
Utah's excellent monthly cycling magazine edited by Dave Iltis
My moneyball sports addiction.