Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Sub Par Sunrise, Typical Boomer Behavior

 August 29, 2023

   Had some major fun today. 114 out so went swimming. Okay, it was actually sauna-ing

   Found a spider in the studio commode and Kathy told me, "Don't kill him. Take him out." So I took him out. Nice guy. He's a web designer.

   Went for a walk before dawn. Got a haircut from Bev on the way back. Caught this scene on the return walk.

Uno Scoffs At Mediocre Sunrise

   Got a new art print ready for shipping.

"Billy Stands Tall"

   Here's a T-shirt idea born from a clever Kevin Jarre line in the "Tombstone" script.

And here's Dan The Man's take on it with Dana Delaney, who spoke the line in the movie, as Sadie Marcus.

   Of course, if we are going to sell it as a shirt I need to make it my drawing of the real Sadie, I mean Josie Marcus Earp. You want one? Just say "I want one."

  I have an ambitious (read that complicated) illustration in mind for my latest YouTube video on the chances of Doc & Wyatt being lynched after the O.K. Corral fight. The Tombstone stalwarts were actually more at risk than most people have realized. Evidence to follow. Meanwhile I sure do love doing prep drawings of frontier types who might have showed up for said lynching at the O.K. Corral sign, no less. That would include these cats:

Daily Whip Outs: "O.K. Witnesses"

Fear & Generational Loathing

   Read a funny piece in the NYTimes about the hatred of Gen X, written by a Gen Xer. Loved this line: "Boomers know they are lame." Well, some of us do, who have lived long enough to realize how lame we are. I remember a time in college where a fellow student lamented the Vietnam War and gushed that he couldn 't wait until people our age got into power and stopped all the madness. And, here we are at the tail end of Boomer rule and look who we put in the White House: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Donald Trump. I can't wait to see that trio on Mount Bushmore.

"Every generation thinks they're smarter than the last and wiser than the next."

—Old Boomer Saying

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous2:13 PM

    I want a Curly Bill t-shirt with "I feel just...capitol!" on it. And please bring back the 20th anniversary True West Tombstone t-shirt. The one that says "The western that changed everything". You're a daisy if ya do! Thanks, Mark TW Maniac 235


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