DCS: diahann carroll

I drew this picture to give to Diahann Carroll when I met her at the Mid-Atlantic Nostalgia Convention in 2018. She was among a group of celebrity guests that were attending the show to meet fans and sign autographs. I had been collecting autographed photos of “celebrities” for almost thirty years before stopping in 2017. …

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DCS: irwin jacobs

Irwin Jacobs was a shrewd investor. He had an uncanny ability to spot an opportunity to make money. In the middle 1970s, Irwin purchased the Grain Belt Brewing Company. He tried to make the failing brewery profitable, sinking nearly $200,000 a month into the company. After eight months, he called it quits, but sold the …

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inktober 2019: week one

As the weather grows cooler, Inktober is once again upon us.  That means it’s time for hundreds of talented artists worldwide… and me…. to create special works daily just for October, based on a set of suggestions from the official Inktober website.  Always one to buck the system, I follow my own set of rules for Inktober. …

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DCS: eddie money

I knew a few Eddie Money songs, but I would not consider myself a fan. He was just another average, innocuous singer on the radio… like Huey Lewis or Bob Seger. Eddie Money was one of those singers that made me think “every singer is someone’s favorite singer.” I remember regularly hearing “Two Tickets to …

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