In this blog post, I describe the budget behind Beyond Average: my quest to earn the median Australian income from crowdfunding. I explain how my monthly crowdfunding goal of US $7,452 relates to the median Aussie income, and my expenses as a self-employed artist.
Right now, I have an exciting fundraising opportunity: a government-backed matched crowdfunding drive. Any pledges made to my Patreon crowdfunding page before 31 May 2018 will be multiplied by 12 by Creative Partnerships Australia.
Capitalism is the single dominant force that shapes our lives today. But for some reason it is taboo to discuss the system that contains us.
I am a self-taught cartoonist, who has gradually shaped my cartooning skills through practice and perseverence. This blog post compares an image that I drew in 2008 against a similar scene that I drew ten years later, in 2018.
In August 2017, I joined a group of ten comedy novices for a National Science Week experiment. After a month of coaching, we each performed a 5-minute comedy set based on our personal convictions.
In 1973, researchers visited the last remaining Canadian town without TV reception.
In my Nineties kid childhood, internet access was a scarcity. Today, the internet is ubiquitous and is a major distraction.
Every two years I publish a list of the books which I read during that period. Here is my 2015-17 list, featuring the reasons why "The Course of Love" by Alain de Botton was my favourite book from that period.
We have a winner! You voted "Notel" as your choice for Ballot Box Comics 2017. I share a video showing the research and brainstorming that I have done for this work-in-progress comic.