A Years Worth Of Illustration Spread Out - Part 4

Robert Peston writes about writing in his diary and his love for Prog Rock and Loon pants (short for balloon pants, basically bell bottoms) back in the day.  For the Radio Times UK

for LA Weekly thru wednesday about the Backbone Trail of Santa Monica in southern California.

Chris Rose didn’t make it as a baseball player and ended up a writer.  For New Orleans Magazine

Professor Bhagirath Majmudar reflects on his 44 years teaching at The Emory School of Medicine.  Here is the excerpt from the story that grabbed my visual bone, “How vacant the night will look, if only moon was allowed to shine, and not the million stars,” said the Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore. I am happy to have seen innumerable such stars at Emory, and they have guided me like stars always do. As men and women, they were mortals in themselves but secured the immortality of our institution. Dislodged stars do not leave an empty sky behind.”

Joe Deters is the controversial prosecuting attorney for Hamilton county, Ohio. Full page for Cincinnati magazine.

Writer Chris Rose speculates that Hip Hop’s origins are in Congo Square in New Orleans where slaves would rhyme and boast to a syncopated beat.  For New Orleans Magazine. 

Scholastic contacted me to do an additional illustration for this story about a prank gone wrong.  This scene happens earlier in the story with the bully squishing the kid that would later be pressured into pulling the prank that gets another kid a trip to the nurse.

Can everyone be a public speaker?  BBC lectures series advice from celebs including Sylvester McCoy who is best known for playing the 7th incarnation of Doctor Who.  For the Radio Times (London)

Monthly Golf Magazine rules column, this time it’s about a guy who uses spare clubs as guides to help guide him to the hole

Female leaders get penalized for being too assertive according to study. Nonverbal dominance is a way to combat this in the short term.  Examples are maintained eye contact, standing tall, speaking loudly, leaning in, draping an arm over a chair.  For Emory Alumni Magazine