Category Misc

Many Silly Things #5

What are the warning signs that you have begun crossing over from the real of ‘artist’ into ‘obsessive compulsive lunatic’ territory? The symptoms can be subtle at first. One clear indicator is that you spend hours meticulously illustrating and arranging individual specks of glitter with an end result that differs little if at all from […]

C2E2

That is right my dear friends, convention season is upon us once again. My first show appearance this summer is this weekend (Friday 8/13 – Sunday 8/15) at C2E2. Yes, my devoted and passionate followers of my work (all three of you) this weekend you and all other lovers of comics, art, anime, movies, and […]

Many Silly Things #4

Many Silly Things #4 by Mat Festa Many is the time that a person has asked for insights into my creative process when making comics. While it is true that I don’t believe in keeping secrets on this matter – the more openness as to how it is all done the better – but it […]

What’s this bullshit about the lottery?

In a dingy 7-Eleven in Schiller Park, a guy wearing a Harley-Davidson T-shirt was talking up late night customers who were still trying to buy a lottery ticket for the big draw in the evening on March 30. He didn’t look like the regular type of biker. He wasn’t dirty or had a beard or […]

Many Silly Things #3

Is It Safe To Be A Cubs Fan Again?

I used to be a Cubs fan. That is to say, I used to care if they won or lost. I’m pretty sure that constitutes some part of fandom. Honestly, I liked the Braves more as a kid. I begged my dad for one of those awesome red and blue hats with a curved “A” […]

Despite All This Cage… I’m Still Just a Drunk Douche

By: Raul Parra Email: rp@99sportsproblems.com Twitter: ParraPalliative Before you read a single word of this article you must watch the video first.  Absolutely no exceptions. Now that you have been injected with Mr. Cage’s madness let me explain to you what this is all about.  I hate drinking games.  I despise them in fact.  Just […]