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Apr 28, 2013
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Nancy Likes Christmas: Complete Dailies 1946-1948

Some nights after I’ve had a really rough day, I sigh at my Kindle, I sigh at the books on my nightstand, and then I pick up a Nancy book and read until I fall asleep. As I wrote about the previous collection:

Being completely new to the strip, I was surprised by how much I laughed and how downright wacky and borderline avant-garde some of the jokes were (witness Nancy making de-signs). If you’ve never read the strip, I highly recommend this collection (gorgeous design) and the classic essay, “How To Read Nancy.”

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Apr 24, 2013
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“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see.”
—Arthur Schopenhauer

“Instead of shooting arrows at someone else’s target, which I’ve never been very good at, I make my own target around wherever my arrow happens to have landed. You shoot your arrow and then you paint your bulls eye around it, and therefore you have hit the target dead centre.”
—Brian Eno

“I had a son, so I said, ‘I’m going to be a father for a while. I’m not going to rush into work. Let the work come find me.” I let the target draw the arrow, the arrows came my way.”
—Matthew McConaughey

“Talent hits a target no one else can hit; genius hits a target no one else can see.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

“Instead of shooting arrows at someone else’s target, which I’ve never been very good at, I make my own target around wherever my arrow happens to have landed. You shoot your arrow and then you paint your bulls eye around it, and therefore you have hit the target dead centre.”
Brian Eno

“I had a son, so I said, ‘I’m going to be a father for a while. I’m not going to rush into work. Let the work come find me.” I let the target draw the arrow, the arrows came my way.”
Matthew McConaughey

Mar 23, 2013
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Haters gonna hate (from Nancy Likes Christmas)

Haters gonna hate (from Nancy Likes Christmas)

(Source: twitter.com)

Feb 03, 2013
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Nancy Is Happy: Complete Dailies 1943-1945

I don’t know if I was depressed or what, but there was a week or so where all I could bring myself to read is Nancy comics.

Being completely new to the strip, I was surprised by how much I laughed and how downright wacky and borderline avant-garde some of the jokes were (witness Nancy making de-signs). If you’ve never read the strip, I highly recommend this collection (gorgeous design) and the classic essay, “How To Read Nancy.”

Bonus: my son Owen bears an uncanny resemblance to one of the characters…

Jan 23, 2013
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Nancy and Sluggo do cut-ups

From Nancy Is Happy: Complete Dailies 1943-1945

Nancy and Sluggo do cut-ups

From Nancy Is Happy: Complete Dailies 1943-1945

(Source: twitter.com)

Feb 10, 2012
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Ernie Bushmiller, Nancy Is Happy: Complete Dailies 1943-1945 (Vol. 1)

Awesome. Filed under: Nancy

Ernie Bushmiller, Nancy Is Happy: Complete Dailies 1943-1945 (Vol. 1)

Awesome. Filed under: Nancy

Aug 28, 2011
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This Nancy panel could be a scene from my marriage.

This Nancy panel could be a scene from my marriage.

(Source: nancypanels)

Aug 07, 2011
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"I’m bored. I think I’ll become a beatnik." - Sluggo, in Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy

(via nancypanels)

"I’m bored. I think I’ll become a beatnik." - Sluggo, in Ernie Bushmiller’s Nancy

(via nancypanels)

Feb 18, 2011
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Jan 22, 2011
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