Cartooning Like You Mean It

Cartooning, Teaching & Living – by Tom Hart

I am Totally on a Highway to Hell

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Things I did while my awesome, gorgeous, inspiring wife was away in Turkey for 2 weeks:

  • Ate leftovers from the freezer
  • Killed about 2 dozen flies
  • Attached new pulls to the kitchen cabinets
  • Went to improv class
  • Saw some improv
  • Started a new semester at SVA
  • Watched Oskar wash herself
  • Bought TheMoneyWarrior.com
  • Bought Trashistan.com
  • Did a quick animation for Marsteller Interactive
  • Set pics of Leela as computer desktop
  • Listened to Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Songs, especially 100 or so I really like
  • Best song I didn’t already know: Keep a Knockin’ by Little Richard
  • Song I added to list cause it wasn’t on it already: Hollywood Nights by Bob Segar
  • Discovered the lyrics to Stayin’ Alive
  • Slept on the couch
  • Drew 5 strips about not sleeping
  • Drew 5 strips about the women of earth leaving the men of the planet to rot in their own filth.
  • Wrote 5 more, began sketching.
  • Created Itunes playlist of songs by these men: Lou Reed, Rowland S
  • Howard, Mark Eitzel, John Darnielle, T. Rex, Chris Whitley, and a few non-sucky Tim Buckley songs.
  • Visited NYC as a tourist.
  • Drank a beer with Tim Kreider and friends, as per ritual
  • Talked long time with Kibye, Jay, Junior and others in front of the apartment
  • Had a long incredibly coffee chat with Polly Frost (genius)
  • Gave Isaac and Mike some obstructions
  • Showed Margo all the best routines from Busby Berkeley’s The Gang’s All Here
  • Turned off the radio.

Went on a movie binge:

  1. A Woman Under the Influence
  2. Scenes from a Marriage
  3. Bonnie and Clyde
  4. Putney Swope
  5. The Passion of Joan of Arc
  6. The White Diamond
  7. The Seventh Seal
  8. Breathless
  9. Dogville
  • Walked arrogant, determined, reckless, lustful
  • Read farther into the Bhagavad gita
  • Read bits of the Evergreen Review Reader
  • Woke up early
  • Daydreamed about our future child.
  • Fed the pilot light.
  • Kicked ass.
  • Picked up my exhausted sweaty darling wife from JFK
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Written by hutchowen

September 7, 2007 at 6:08 am

Posted in From Tom

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