Each line in this drawing has been curated by an artisanal, free-range surrealist whose most recent appearance on Oprah persuaded a visibly moved Scarlett Johansson to donate the fee from her latest blockbuster film to anyone who could make it all stop.

To read more about my GN version of The Hunting of the Snark, go to my blog or order direct from Melville House.

Each line in this drawing has been curated by an artisanal, free-range surrealist whose most recent appearance on Oprah persuaded a visibly moved Scarlett Johansson to donate the fee from her latest blockbuster film to anyone who could make it all stop.

To read more about my GN version of The Hunting of the Snark, go to my blog or order direct from Melville House.


"… we entered a smoke-filled room of Oxford dons dressed in tattered druidic mufti and mumbling in broken anapests as the one they called Lewis Carroll repeatedly plunged his golden sickle into the sawdust breast of a child’s doll whom he addressed as Mister Chuckles." — Lytton Strachey, Lives of the Eminent Victorians

To further grok the mind-numbing implications of all of the above, read myHunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of theSnark, available only from Melville House.

"… we entered a smoke-filled room of Oxford dons dressed in tattered druidic mufti and mumbling in broken anapests as the one they called Lewis Carroll repeatedly plunged his golden sickle into the sawdust breast of a child’s doll whom he addressed as Mister Chuckles." — Lytton Strachey, Lives of the Eminent Victorians

To further grok the mind-numbing implications of all of the above, read myHunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of theSnark, available only from Melville House.

They can’t read so they’ll never know how much you hate ‘em when you wear this. Buy the teeshirt here, only $14 for the next 72 hours.

They can’t read so they’ll never know how much you hate ‘em when you wear this. Buy the teeshirt here, only $14 for the next 72 hours.

Buy the teeshirt here, only $14 for the next 72 hours … it makes a great mouth gag or even an ad hoc hood for investment-banker-hostages.

Buy the teeshirt here, only $14 for the next 72 hours … it makes a great mouth gag or even an ad hoc hood for investment-banker-hostages.

Go ahead, pop the hood (or bonnet) on any late-model Druid. Whaddya see? Lewis Carroll.
It’s always Lewis Carroll. Even when it’s not. Especially when it’s not.
If your stockpile of hallucinogens is running low and reality’s starting to bum you out with its insistent demands to go outside for a walk, read my Hunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of the Snark, available only from Melville House. My Snark doesn’t shed and it can go through the doors of perception without any additional adjustment to your TV set.

Go ahead, pop the hood (or bonnet) on any late-model Druid. Whaddya see? Lewis Carroll.

It’s always Lewis Carroll. Even when it’s not. Especially when it’s not.

If your stockpile of hallucinogens is running low and reality’s starting to bum you out with its insistent demands to go outside for a walk, read my Hunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of the Snark, available only from Melville House. My Snark doesn’t shed and it can go through the doors of perception without any additional adjustment to your TV set.

mattmaddensketch:

I really want this palm-activated eyedropper for loading up your ruling pen, from A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas E. French, M.E., D.Sc., Fourth Edition, 1929.

mattmaddensketch:

I really want this palm-activated eyedropper for loading up your ruling pen, from A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen by Thomas E. French, M.E., D.Sc., Fourth Edition, 1929.

blackballoonpublishing:

HOLY MOLY. Melville House is having a $1 to $5 backlist blowout sale at their office in Dumbo from 12PM-9PM. 
Now we know where we’re heading on the way home from work…

Stock up on The Hunting of the Snark and J.C. Valtat’s steampunk, lucky Brooklynites!

blackballoonpublishing:

HOLY MOLY. Melville House is having a $1 to $5 backlist blowout sale at their office in Dumbo from 12PM-9PM. 

Now we know where we’re heading on the way home from work…

Stock up on The Hunting of the Snark and J.C. Valtat’s steampunk, lucky Brooklynites!

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" … Aldous Huxley and Lewis Carroll had met at the latter’s rooms in Christ Church to experiment with mescaline (supplied by Lytton Strachey). The two authors compared notes later. Huxley admitted that his overwhelming impression at the time was of an odour of turpentine in the room. Carroll confessed to an odour of fried snark, and when Huxley pressed him further, admitted that the odor as such, was "not particularly unpleasant but rather reminiscent of striking a light to everything.’ " 

To further grok the mind-numbing implications of all of the above, read my Hunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of the Snark, available only from Melville House.

" … Aldous Huxley and Lewis Carroll had met at the latter’s rooms in Christ Church to experiment with mescaline (supplied by Lytton Strachey). The two authors compared notes later. Huxley admitted that his overwhelming impression at the time was of an odour of turpentine in the room. Carroll confessed to an odour of fried snark, and when Huxley pressed him further, admitted that the odor as such, was "not particularly unpleasant but rather reminiscent of striking a light to everything.’ " 

To further grok the mind-numbing implications of all of the above, read my Hunting of the Snark blog or even purchase a copy of my GN version of the Snark, available only from Melville House.

Comrade Trotsky’s ice-pick surprise was nothing compared to Lewis Carroll’s dear uncle, who was fatally ambushed by a lunatic armed with a rusty nail … specially sharpened, no less. 
Avoid head-piercing nutters, read my Hunting of the Snark blog and purchase my Snark GN … before it’s too late.

Comrade Trotsky’s ice-pick surprise was nothing compared to Lewis Carroll’s dear uncle, who was fatally ambushed by a lunatic armed with a rusty nail … specially sharpened, no less. 

Avoid head-piercing nutters, read my Hunting of the Snark blog and purchase my Snark GN … before it’s too late.

What does Martin Heidegger’s seminal brief, Sein und Zeit, have to do with Edward Gorey, Heirich Heine and Lewis Carroll? Find out in this week’s episode of The Hunting of the Snark blog … or just buy the graphic novel so I can purchase fresh plasma for my pet goose.

What does Martin Heidegger’s seminal brief, Sein und Zeit, have to do with Edward Gorey, Heirich Heine and Lewis Carroll? Find out in this week’s episode of The Hunting of the Snark blog … or just buy the graphic novel so I can purchase fresh plasma for my pet goose.