Archive for October, 2006

Post-apocalyptic Lincoln

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

Over at, Mr. Wilson posted about the 9th anniversary of the October 97 blizzard. I was living in England when that hit, and I remember going to the computer lab and loading up the Daily Nebraskan website, as I occasionally did, and being greeted with this photo (thanks to Quentin for finding it): I […]

Political ads

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Sara and I spent the weekend at her parents’ house in Missouri, where most of the network TV originates from Kansas City. Being near the end of October, every commercial break was packed with political ads from Kansas and Missouri. One huge difference I noticed between these ads and the political ads in Nebraska was […]

Experienced for the first time ever…

Thursday, October 19th, 2006

Today I went to a gas station to get my Journal Star, and as I got out of the car, I slipped and fell backwards into my seat. The cause for such slippage? There was a banana peel on the ground. I literally slipped on a banana peel. In real life. It really works. I’m […]

24 Hour Comics

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

Lincoln will have its own 24 Hour Comics Day at the Hi-Way Diner at 2105 Highway 2. Check out for more information on our gig and check out for more on the challenge itself (and if you’re not in Lincoln, maybe a venue where you are). UPDATE: Gunscribe has some photos and a […]

Douglas 3 is falling down, falling down, falling down

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2006

I drove down 13th street today when some big machinery off to the left caught my eye. And then the giant hole in the Douglas 3 caught my eye, which made me feel a little stupid for not noticing that sooner. Pretty soon, it’s going to be a block that makes me think “Why can’t […]