SAM & FUZZY, by Sam Logan (updates M/W/F)

Tiny Miracles, Pt. 6

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May 27, 2005

Smooth taste



No extended rantage for today, I'm afraid. Claire and I have been too busy discovering the joys of hauling heavy furniture up four flights of stairs. (A big thank-you to our friends Ashton and Cyrus for helping move all that stuff!) I will return with more thoughts on Monday. In the meantime, please enjoy the photo below, which my Dad took at a children's museum in Scotland:







Sam Logan


May 25, 2005

Non-stop disco, bet you it's Nabisco, bet you didn't know



Kristofer Straub has launched a brand-new webcomic this week called Starshift Crisis, and I am expecting great things. Straub's other comic, Checkerboard Nightmare, is criminally under-read; not because it doesn't have a decent-sized following, but because it deserves to have one the size of Florida. I suppose the subject matter does limit the audience somewhat. But I don't think that will be the case with Crisis. It's got a great look and a killer premise, and I'm really looking forward to seeing where he goes with it.



In related news, it looks like Straub and a few other Keenspot ex-pats have formed a new webcomic group called Blank Label Comics. Now, I realize these sorts of independent webcomic groups are all over the place these days -- heck, I'm part of one myself -- but don't write them off as another me-too operation. These six guys are seriously talented and their comics are definitely worth your time.



Sam Logan


May 23, 2005

Free coffee at the banks



Tonight is the season finale of 24. Hopefully, it will be on par with this season's best, and not this season's worst. It really could go either way. I don't think this show has ever been as hit-or-miss as it was this year!



A surer thing is the new Gorillaz album that is being released tomorrow. There is nothing hit-or-miss about this CD. Considering how many different genres of music it dabbles in, this is no small feat! Also, the song "November Has Come" becomes incredibly hillarious if you try to imagine that the talented lisping rapper MF-Doom is actually Edgar from 24. It is surprisingly easy to picture chubby, grumpy Edgar taking a break from reviewing the hourlies to bust a few rhymes.



Sam Logan