The C.L.A.W. on R.R. Anderson

R.R. Anderson is one of the original four members of the Cartoonist’s League of Absurd Washingtonians, or C.L.A.W. He is also the author/illustrator of the newly published 100 Tacomics, which collects the first 100 installments of his weekly political [...]

R.R. Anderson harassed by puppets!

It may cause some confusion to know that there are, in fact, two active incarnations of Adam the Alien. One is very hairy, very nerdy and entirely human, and goes by the name of Adam J. Manley. The other is entirely hairless, still pretty nerdy but extremely [...]

The Alien’s Halloween Picks

Before Halloween comes to an end, I thought I’d put together a little playlist of must-see Halloween videos. It may be late in the day – or early in the next, depending on what time zone you’re in – but I couldn’t let Halloween [...]

Today in Tacoma: Improv at Amocat

A chalk depiction of The Tokens comedy improv group. Amocat Cafe is the place to be. The new hub of culture and community in Tacoma, Amocat’s quirky rooms and multicolored walls have housed everything from painted mariners and Patty Murray to crazed [...]

Captain Manley and Shannancy’s Shanty

Back in June, I made a promise: I swore that if I won a certain Frost Park Chalk-Off, I’d use the prize – ten Spanish doubloon replicas and a Mayan calendar medallion – to make a pirate-themed video. Now, at last, the promise is fulfilled. I [...]