Whiskey Wagon 10 Year Anniversary
It’s the 10 year anniversary of Whiskey Wagon, a band from Edmonton, Alberta. The new album ‘Somewhere Under the Table’ comes out soon, you can check out a song from it below, and their playlist on youtube.
I also recently did some illustration for Whiskey Wagon, you can check it out below.
The Best American Comics 2014 Notables list has been released and Koyama Press artists Julie Delporte, Renee French and Julia Wertz have made the cut! Julie’s Journal, the serialization of Renee’s newly released Baby Bjornstrand, and Julia’s The Infinite Wait and Other Stories have been selected as notable by this year’s editor Scott McCloud.Check out the whole list here!
Animation Screening TODAY in Gotta Minute Film Festival
Please vote for my animation in the Gotta Minute Film Festival Awards!! You can view it online and vote here: http://gottaminutefilmfestival.com/program/#awards
If you’re riding the train today in Edmonton you can catch my short animation ‘Listen Bird’ on screens throughout the Transit/LRT system!
You can also check out a full version of the animation on my youtubes here: http://youtu.be/o-6-DxXKBBU
Some more recent sketcbook drawings
In Naomi Klein’s new book “This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.” she details how our neoliberal economic system and our planetary system are now at war. With global emissions at an all-time high, Klein says radical action is needed. “We have not done the things that are necessary to lower emissions because those things fundamentally conflict with deregulated capitalism, the reigning ideology for the entire period we have been struggling to find a way out of this crisis,” Klein writes. “We are stuck because the actions that would give us the best chance of averting catastrophe — and would benefit the vast majority — are extremely threatening to an elite minority that has a stranglehold over our economy, our political process, and most of our major media outlets.”