September 19th, 2014
Eleven years ago THIS VERY NIGHT… (almost)
You can listen to it in the old podcast feed, but I’ve also embedded it in this free Patreon post:
Thanks to Twitter’s advanced search filter, you can even go back in time and see what people were saying while it aired!
The premise of Tweet Me Harder, of course, was that people could tweet to us during the live show, and we would respond to them. It was novel at the time.
~ H a p p y H a l l o w e e n ~
I just don’t know. I hope you have been keeping well!
I have been holding things together here at home with the family, working most waking hours on Professional Work, regretting the loss of our daycare, and falling into bed exhausted most nights.
Getting a toddler into bed is like putting a motorcycle away with the throttle stuck open. It can be done, but it sure exhausts your reserves of willpower.
• Before the pandemic, I was invited up to Sideshow Collectibles to participate in their YouTube show “Strike a Pose.”
• My dear sweet 18-year-old Feral Cat (not really feral) has been at the vet for the past few days.
— David Malki ! (@malki) April 24, 2020
If you’re into cute little puzzles, this would be a great time to pick up one of the last few Feral Cat double-sided puzzles for just $6 (or any of my other puzzles for $12)!
• I lost the Eisner Award. (As in, I didn’t win — not that I physically misplaced it.)
That’s okay! Phil LaMarr said my name, which was pretty cool.
• My new favorite shirt is the ink swatch sample shirt from the shirt printer. A lot of people seemed to think it was as weird and charming as I do:
Lot of nice comments on my shirt today! It’s the ink swatch sample shirt from the shirt printer pic.twitter.com/E2La6waaua
— David Malki ! (@malki) July 17, 2020
So, sure — I’ll print one for you too, if you like!
(Note that instead of the words “Men’s” and “Women’s” for shirt sizing, I’ve started using “Straight fit” and “Curvy fit.” In case you aren’t familiar with those terms!)
• This short film:
CAVEMASTER | adult swim smalls
Is now not a good time for you, Cavemaster?
Created by Graham Mason
Starring Nicole Boettcher pic.twitter.com/MrzaOMxEdR
— adultswim (@adultswim) August 11, 2020
• This article about how LEGO bricks can embody principles of interface design:
LEGO interface panels are beautiful, iconic, and great for learning interface design basics.
I bought 52 of them from BrickLink and had a lot of fun last week analysing the design of them all. Here's what I learned: https://t.co/MryEwjSq1f
— George Cave (@George_Cave) August 3, 2020
"In the beginning, we were very careful about facts. And then several years later, we were writing about space aliens, Bigfoot, and Bat Boy." https://t.co/h82wDBJivO
— Lilit Marcus (@lilitmarcus) August 9, 2020
• This touching but very funny story about Carl Reiner:
I have a Carl Reiner story that I hold very dear to me. I figured I'd share it today, on the day of his passing, because I hope it will bring some other people some joy the way it does me.
— Matthew Rosenberg (@AshcanPress) June 30, 2020
A real weird year for it, but heck, what an honor!
My latest Wondermark collection, Friends You Can Ride On, has been nominated for an Eisner Award this year in the category Best Humorous Publication.
(This is my second nomination in this category.)
If you’re a comics professional (artist, writer, inker, colorist, letterer); a webcomic creator; a publisher or editor; or you own or manage a comic shop, you are eligible to vote for the winner!
So, this week only, you can download a PDF of the nominated book for free with discount code EISNER.
Read it, enjoy it, and if you’re so eligible and so inclined, please consider casting a vote at eisnervote.com.
The voting period is very short this year – voting closes at midnight Pacific time, June 18.
So if you are eligible to vote, please don’t delay!