Am I the only person who can spend a week in Florence, Italy without finding something to buy?
My daughter and I walked for miles every day past shops full of shoes, suits, ties, leather jackets, scarves, and every plastic iteration of “The David” imaginable. It wasn’t until we found an ancient cavelike shop full of leather-bound sketchbooks that my credit card began to twitch. Oh, she’s a beauty. (more…)
Here’s a cool idea for you last-minute shoppers. DailyINK has just released a new app for the iPhone, iTouch and the iPad.
Here’s what the PR people have to say about it: “The DailyINK app delivers a free comic every day plus access to samples of all of King Features’ comics. Dozens of strips, panels and editorial cartoons will be featured in “Today’s Comic” and viewable in a seven-day rolling archive. Comics fans, who buy a DailyINK subscription, can browse through King Features’ complete line-up of 90+ daily comic strips, editorial cartoons and exclusive vintage content from our vast library. Subscriptions are available for purchase two ways: $1.99 per month or $19.99 for a full year.” (more…)
The page proofs for our new spring Zits book Zombie Parents and Other Wishes for a More Perfect World were in our hands, we’d read them a dozen times and were down to our final few days for comment before giving our official OK to Andrews McMeel Publishing and sending them off to the printer. The book looked great. There wasn’t a pixel out of place. The cover artwork had come together effortlessly and we’d all agreed a book cover based on a popular series of strips we’d done around Halloween was a brilliant idea. There wasn’t a thing wrong with the book… (more…)