META: Inspiration

Andrew Perron pwerdna at
Wed Dec 2 13:24:03 PST 2009

On Dec 1, 5:58 pm, Mitchell Crouch <mitchell_cro... at>

> Chris Hastings, Ryan North, Brian Clevinger, Rich Burlew, Tim Buckley,
> Stephen Pastis and Randall Monroe (among others) write my favourite
> webcomics that I check on daily, so it would be lying something fierce
> if I didn't say that they each brought their own strains of whackiness
> to the table. A lot of the stuff -- most of the stuff, in fact -- they
> do is also quite clever.

Oh, forgot about webcomics.  Definitely Ryan North for me, as well as
Tom Siddell and Eric Burns.

Also, Hitherby Dragons is so elegantly beautiful I find it hard to

> Lastly, I suppose, are the playwrights. I love Shakespeare and
> Marlowe, and my relatively recent introduction to Bertolt Brecht has
> had an impact on my writing, too. The puns, the wordplay, the ability
> to be so damn cheeky in the middle of what's essentially a very
> serious piece grabs me like a gorilla in mating season, and refuses to
> let go.
> I... I like it.
> ...


So, how about that local sports team?

Andrew "NO .SIG MAN" "Juan" Perron, yeeeeeeeeeah

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