This September I’m going to have a show of oil paintings at The Littlefield. It opens on Saturday, September 10th 6-9pm with a concert by the band Plus/Minus to follow in the concert space adjacent to the gallery. (Doors for that open at 8pm.) I’m … Read More →
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Yep, we’re keeping it in the Slope this summer! (That is, when we’re not in Colombia.) Come by Community Bookstore (on 7th ave between Carroll and Garfield) this Thursday between 7-9pm book & travel talk over drinks from around the world.
Save the date for a real party– To Timbuktu and Sixpoint Brewery are taking over Mission Dolores Bar on Thursday, May 12th! Brewmaster Shane C. Welch is going to be bringing out all kinds of cool Sixpoint brews, including some especially crazy ones that don’t … Read More →
Thank you so much to WORD and to everyone who came out! We’ve got more pics and stories on the book’s website here.
Woohoo! Next Tuesday, come on by WORD in Greenpoint for our NYC LAUNCH PARTY of To Timbuktu! You + us + books + all your friends = GOOD TIMES AT OUR BOOK LAUNCH! Official Facebook invite here.
We’ve been running around like craaaazy out here on the West Coast talking to kids about Spaceheadz and To Timbuktu! LA, the Bay Area and now Seattle. A more detailed update coming soon, but for now, a taste of the madness: And by the way, … Read More →
It’s party time! We’ll be heading to the West Coast this March for loads of To Timbuktu and Spaceheadz events at schools and bookstores. LA, San Francisco, Seattle… We’ll be putting up details on our Events Map soon, but for now, mark your calendar for … Read More →
You + Shitty Kitty + all your friends + Missions Dolores Bar + $10 pitchers of Sixpoint = THE BEST NIGHT OF YOUR LIFE AT THE SHITTY KITTY MEET UP TONIGHT! 5:30- 8:30pm, Mission Dolores Bar, 4th Ave Brooklyn. As always, you just bring yourself … Read More →
Dear theatre lovers: Our friend Hal Fickett founded the Green Theatre Collective a few months ago which in his words “embodies the concept that theatre and the preservation of our Earth can co-exist.” We designed his logo for him! Tomorrow (Tue. 11/15) they’re having a … Read More →
Hey who’s that with George and Martha? It’s Casey, looking pretty psyched that those two loveable hippos were going to be attending our talk at the Bethesda Library last night all about our book To Timbuktu (in stores March 1st!). You can read all about … Read More →
So it turns out DC insiders GET DOWN. Thank you everyone who came out and rocked it on a Monday night, and big thanks to U Street Busboys & Poets for hosting the madness, especially our Hall of Fame quality waitress Ty! Check out the … Read More →
Mission Dolores is here: View Larger Map Learn everything else about Shitty Kitty here.
So you made have heard about the whole Google possibly interfering with net neutrality business by cutting some deals with Verizon. Have no fear! The good folks of Public Knowledge are looking out for all your digital rights– which is why we were more than … Read More →
Tupac and Katy Perry would be pissed. Shitty Kitty was reppin’ both West and East coasts hard last night at Brooklyn bar Mission Dolores. It got filthy as usual. But don’t worry. That kid in the pictures can’t read.
This month Shitty Kitty’s going home! Kind of. She was born in the Mission Dolores neighborhood in San Francisco, so it’s only natural that she’d come-a-crawling to Mission Dolores bar in Brooklyn. Be there for the homecoming and the happy hour. $10 pitchers of Yuengling/Genesee … Read More →
“Timbuktu-ing” mostly consisted of telling folks we’ve got a book coming out next year (yes!), while “Spaceheadz’ing” was much more involved. See, we BROUGHT THE INTERNET TO LIFE. Internet on the Internet, Internet Brought To Life: And with said Internet, we signed up librarians and … Read More →
This weekend we are heading down to D.C. for the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. There will be: librarians, publishers, authors and illustrators (like us, woohoo!), AND the oh-so-mysterious-to-the-non-ALA-world…Drill Cart Competition. Books we’ll be hawkin’: Ours, To Timbuktu: And Jon Scieszka’s latest and greatest, … Read More →
James Joyce wrote a book called “Ulysses” for which you may or may not have read the Cliffnotes some time in high school. Once a year, literary lovers around the world do their darndest to reenact the events of the novel which took place over … Read More →
We did it again. As always, it was a very healthy event.
Last Thursday, Shitty Kitty got her Meet Up on at (Commonwealth Bar on 12th St and 5th Ave) Such shitty cats were drawn, such filthy things were captioned, and despite it all– or more likely because of it all– friends were made. (Click on any … Read More →
If San Francisco is Shitty Kitty’s ex-boyfriend and Brooklyn is her current squeeze, then she’s probably in a lot of trouble for drunk dialing her ex late at night and proposing inappropriate things. Shitty Kitty is SO NOT OVER SAN FRANCISCO. That being said, she … Read More →
Shitty Kitty finally made it to Brooklyn. Not before getting her King Kong Miller Lite on in DC. Yes, technically it was most definitely a Meet Up. And yes, there will be even MORE CRAZY Meet Ups in Brooklyn soon! * * “Shitty Kitty wasn’t … Read More →
Saturday night we took over much of Mission: Comics and Art for a little behind-the-scenes/making-of a graphic novel party. There were process sketches, final illustrations, covers ideas to vote on, plenty of cans of beer and lots of folks who stayed until the wee hours … Read More →
Doesn’t the poster say it all? Come see us showing how we’re making our graphic novel this Saturday night. Beverages will be served. Mission Comics and Art is here in SF: View Larger Map See you there!
Yet another reason Rabat rules: folks got together at Cafe Renaissance again for another Shitty Kitty Meet Up WITHOUT US. Sooooooooo wonderfully shitty. And just in time to remind people State-side that there is a Meet Up tomorrow (Thursday the 18th, 6pm) at Shotwell’s Bar … Read More →
Shitty Kitty has hopped the pond and is about to skip across the continent too out to San Francisco. So get out your planners/iCals/hands you write important notes on and NOTE THIS: SHITTY KITTY MEET UP @ Shotwell’s Bar Thursday, February 18th 6pm (20th and … Read More →
Last night we had our FIRST EVER Shitty Kitty Moroccan Meet Up. It was sooooooooo shitty thanks to the prolific participation of our attendees. Makes us wish we’d had one sooner. Shitty Kitty wouldn’t be proud of us thinking like that though, as she’s kind … Read More →
Come get your Shitty Kitty on in MOROCCO! As always, we’ll bring the supplies to draw and caption Shitty Kitty comics– you bring yourself and your friends. Check out other Shitty Kitty comics/videos and pics from previous Meet Ups here: http://telephoneandsoup.com/shitty-kitty And not sure where … Read More →