November 15, 2006


November 22, 2006 - WHEC-TV, Rochester, New York
Wednesday marks the official beginning of Weight-Gain Season

Research shows that one or two pounds you gain over the holidays often sticks with you throughout the year, and doesn't come off.  The problem is holiday eating can linger into the  winter months as we indulge in more higher calorie comfort foods and back off on exercise. 


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November 08, 2006



November 01, 2006





October 25, 2006


Happy Halloween!

Drawing originally appeared on the Rolling Stone website in 2001.


October 18, 2006


October 20, 2006 - The New York Times
Court Told It Lacks Power in Detainee Cases

Moving quickly to implement the bill signed by President Bush this week that authorizes military trials of enemy combatants, the administration has formally notified the U.S. District Court here that it no longer has jurisdiction to consider hundreds of habeas corpus petitions filed by inmates at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba.

Habeas corpus, a Latin term meaning "you have the body," is one of the oldest principles of English and American law. It requires the government to show a legal basis for holding a prisoner. A series of unresolved federal court cases brought against the administration over the last several years by lawyers representing the detainees had left the question in limbo.


October 11, 2006


September 27, 2006 - The New York Times
New York City Plans Limits on Restaurants’ Use of Trans Fats

The New York City Board of Health voted unanimously yesterday to move forward with plans to prohibit the city’s 20,000 restaurants from serving food that contains more than a minute amount of artificial trans fats, the chemically modified ingredients considered by doctors and nutritionists to increase the risk of heart disease.

Drawing originally appeared in Rolling Stone magazine in 1998 .



October 04, 2006


October 10, 2006 - The New York Times

Poll Shows Foley Case Is Hurting Congress’s Image

Americans say that Republican Congressional leaders put their political interests ahead of protecting the safety of teenage pages, and that House leaders knew of Mark Foley’s sexually charged messages to pages well before he was forced to quit Congress, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.



September 27, 2006





September 20, 2006



Drawing done in 1992,

during the Bill Clinton, “I didn’t inhale,” brouhaha.



September 13, 2006


Drawing originally appeared in Rolling Stone magazine

in January, 2002



September 06, 2006




August 30, 2006



August 23, 2006


August 23, 2006 - The New York Times

Fired or Quit, Tom Cruise Parts Ways With Studio

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22 — Citing Tom Cruise’s yearlong metamorphosis from pure box-office phenomenon to pop-culture punch line, Viacom’s chairman, Sumner M. Redstone, said Tuesday that Paramount Pictures was ending its 14-year relationship with the actor’s production company.




August 16, 2006




August 9, 2006





August 2, 2006






July 26, 2006


“Dog Days of Summer”




July 19, 2006





July 12, 2006


July 7, 2006 - Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Death likely to erase Ken Lay's convictions

HOUSTON -- The death of Enron Corp. founder Kenneth Lay likely will cause his conviction to be erased from the record, experts said Thursday.

The 64-year-old executive's sudden death Wednesday from heart disease allows his lawyers to ask the court to vacate his conviction for fraud and conspiracy in Enron's scandal, which left thousands jobless and wiped out billions from investors.





July 5, 2006


June 27, 2006 - The Scotsman

Outcry as Bruno the bear shot dead

GERMANY'S most celebrated rogue, Bruno the bear, has been shot dead after leading trackers and hunters on the wildest of chases.

Hours after authorities in Bavaria approved the shoot-to-kill policy against the marauding bear, he was brought down near an Alpine region where he was foraging for food.

Bruno's death was decried as cruel and pointless by animal welfare groups, who wanted trackers with humane traps to be given more time to catch him. He was the first wild brown bear to wander into Germany from Austria in 170 years after his ancestors were hunted to extinction.





June 28, 2006


May 17, 2006 - Fox

Senate Votes to Build 370 Miles of Fence Along Border With Mexico

WASHINGTON — Heeding conservative demands to shore up the southern U.S. border to prevent illegal immigrants from freely crossing into the country, the Senate voted Wednesday to build 370 miles of triple-layered fence

Senators voted 83-16 to add fencing and 500 miles of vehicle barriers along the southern border.


June 21, 2006




June 14, 2006



June 16, 2006 - The New York Times

Court Limits Protection Against Improper Entry

WASHINGTON, June 15 — Evidence found by police officers who enter a home to execute a search warrant without first following the requirement to "knock and announce" can be used at trial despite that constitutional violation, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday.

The 5-to-4 decision left uncertain the value of the "knock-and-announce" rule, which dates to 13th-century England as protection against illegal entry by the police into private homes.




June 7, 2006




May 31, 2006



May 31, 2006- Voice of America News Online

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the deadly HIV/AIDS virus that initially took the lives of five homosexual men in 1981, in Los Angeles. Now, a quarter of a century later, some 25 million men, women and children have died, 40 million more are infected, and the disease is still expanding. Sub-Saharan Africa is home to more than two-thirds of the people with HIV/AIDS.

(Drawing done in 1992)


May 24, 2006

“I asked you not to polish it; I begged you not to polish it.

And what did you do? You polished it!”


May 17, 2006



May 10, 2006




May 12, 2006- The New York Times

Bush Is Pressed Over New Report on Surveillance

Congressional Republicans and Democrats alike demanded answers from the Bush administration on Thursday about a report that the National Security Agency had collected records of millions of domestic phone calls, even as President Bush assured Americans that their privacy is "fiercely protected."


May 03, 2006



April 27, 2006- BBC News

Ground Zero construction begins

Work to redevelop the site of New York's World Trade Center is under way, a day after an agreement was reached ending a four-year deadlock.


April 26 , 2006



From “My Foolish Heart, Tales of Love and Desire”

1997, Pocket Books


April 19, 2006



April 21, 2006- The New York Times

F.D.A. Dismisses Medical Benefit From Marijuana

WASHINGTON, April 20 — The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that "no sound scientific studies" supported the medical use of marijuana, contradicting a 1999 review by a panel of highly regarded scientists.

The announcement inserts the health agency into yet another fierce political fight.

Drawing originally appeared in Rolling Stone magazine in January 2001


April 12, 2006



From “My Foolish Heart, Tales of Love and Desire”

1997, Pocket Books



April 05, 2006


December 18, 2005 - -The Sunday Times

Polar bears drown as ice shelf melts

SCIENTISTS have for the first time found evidence that polar bears are drowning because climate change is melting the Arctic ice shelf.

The researchers were startled to find bears having to swim up to 60 miles across open sea to find food. They are being forced into the long voyages because the ice floes from which they feed are melting, becoming smaller and drifting farther apart.




March 29, 2006


Unpublished drawing from 1999




March 22, 2006


Drawing originally published in 1990 in Woman magazine



March 15, 2006


Drawing originally published in the early 90’s in

The Mukilteo Beacon, Mikilteo, Washington


March 08, 2006


Brokeback Mountain loses Best Picture Oscar to Crash

You do the Math...

Awards for Best Picture and/or Best Director:


Chicago Film Critics (pic); Oscar for best picture


Awards for Best Picture and/or Best Director:

“Brokeback Mountain“

Oscar for best director; Directors' Guild Award; Producers' Guild Award; Golden Globes for best pic and director; BAFTAs for best pic and director; Independent Spirit Awards (best pic and director); Broadcast Film Critics award for best pic and director; NY Film Critics (pic and director); LA Film Critics (pic and director); National Board of Review (best director); Boston Film Critics (pic and director); San Francisco Film Critics (pic and director); London Film Critics (pic and director); Vancouver Film Critics (pic and director); Dallas-Ft. Worth Film Critics (pic and director); Florida Film Critics (pic and director); Iowa Film Critics (pic and director); Las Vegas Film Critics (pic and director); St. Louis Film Critics (best pic and director); Utah Film Critics (pic and director); Southeastern Film Critics (pic and director); International Press Academy Satellite Awards (best pic drama and director)



Los Angeles Times writer Kenneth Turan:,0,5359042.story

Stephen king on Entertainment Weekly:,6115,1170378_1_0_,00.html

Chicago film critic Roger Ebert defends Crash:

Great Place for Brokeback Mountain information and discussion:

More links available upon request.



March 01, 2006




From “Object Lessons,” 1998, Vintage Books



February 22, 2006




Drawing originally appeared in Rolling Stone Issue #749, December 12, 1996



February 15, 2006



February 13, 2006 - The New York Times
Cheney Shoots Fellow Hunter in Mishap on a Texas Ranch

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 — Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a prominent Austin, Tex., lawyer on Saturday while the two men were quail hunting in South Texas, firing a shotgun at the man while trying to aim for a bird, a member of the hunting party said.



February 08, 2006



February 09, 2006 - The New York Times

Cartoon Fury Hardens East - West Lines


MADRID, Spain (AP) -- The images have been shocking: a mob pouring over the ruins of a fire-gutted Danish Embassy. Bullets cutting the air as thousands try to storm a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. A British Muslim protester's banner urging ''Behead those that insult Islam.''

The firestorm that has swept the globe since European newspapers published cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad is an alarming demonstration of the growing friction between Islam and the West. Beyond the recent drama is a complex debate that goes to the heart of what a liberal democracy should be.




February 01, 2006


From “Object Lessons,”

1988, Vintage Books




January 25, 2006


Unpublished drawing from the late 90s



January 18, 2006


From: “My Foolish Heart, Tales of Love and Desire”

1997, Pocket Books


January 11, 2006


This drawing originally appeared in Rolling Stone magazine, March 1996




January 04, 2006


January 05, 2005 - The New York Times

Abramoff Conviction Gives New Impetus to Moves in Congress to Toughen Curbs on Lobbying
WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 - The criminal conviction of the high-powered lobbyist Jack Abramoff is giving new impetus to Congressional initiatives to toughen restrictions on lobbying as Republicans and Democrats vie to establish their credentials on a potentially potent election-year issue.

Both parties are preparing to roll out lobbying reform proposals in the aftermath of Mr. Abramoff's guilty plea to public corruption charges. They are considering a variety of ideas certain to draw resistance from the lobbying community and other lawmakers.



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