IF: fairy tale

In 1695, two years before he wrote Cendrillon (“Cinderella”), celebrated French author Charles Perrault wrote a tale called Peau d’Âne (“Donkey Skin”) that included elements of Cinderella. But Peau d’Âne was just a little strange. Once there was a wealthy king who got his riches from a donkey that he owned. The donkey was special, in that it …

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happy holidays from JPiC 2018

My annual Christmas music compilation is available as a FREE DOWNLOAD at ge.tt for a limited time. This year, it’s a whopping 82 minutes of pure Christmas wonderment that’ll have you wondering why you downloaded it in the first place. But, as long as you did, why not share it with your family and friends. It’s …

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IF: cat

I loved Batman, the campy cool TV series whose episodes were broadcast twice weekly on ABC for two of its three-season run from 1966 until 1968. Batman, starring Adam West, in his best ultra-suave put-on, featured a “who’s who” of Hollywood notables in guest villain roles throughout the entire 120-episode run. Since the show appealed …

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inktober 2018: week one

Here we go again! It’s October and that means it’s time for “Inktober!” You remember from past years, don’t you? Every October, hundreds of artists… and me…. create special works daily just for October, based on a set of suggestions from the official Inktober website.  I however, follow my own set of rules for Inktober. …

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