Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Moving is Harder to do than Breaking Up…

Monday, February 25th, 2008

Well, I’m officially in my new place. Moving was tough, and now, even though I’m over here for good, all this week I’m going to be going over to the old apartment and cleaning it like crazy to avoid some charges.

It feels good to be in a new place, though. This morning I made it all official by spending some quality time with Mr. John, aka, the bathroom. There’s something about taking that first dump in a new place that… well, just makes it feel like home. It’s my way of saying “Welcome” I suppose.

The hecticness of moving while at the same time starting a new job has totally destroyed any buffer of strips I had created. Which means today’s strip was done late last night, and Wednesday’s strip needs to be done today–while I still have to unpack boxes, move some furniture, etc. I don’t like being in this situation, but it’s my commitment to you that Dorm Dorks will always be on time and ready to go. I haven’t missed an update since last October, and I’m not ready to start now.

So keep tuning in, and remember, if you like what you see, feel free to donate using the button below. If you like the comic, buy me a Dr. Pepper. I could use some extra caffeine this week…

-Mike 

Way Too Busy This Week

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Look I made another comic!

*begs the heavens for a chance to sleep*

Fan Art by Patrick Rodriguez

Wednesday, February 27th, 2008

Check it out!I was surfin’ around Deviantart the other day, and this just appears out of nowhere. You should’ve seen my jaw hit the floor when I saw this awesome piece of art by Patrick Rodriguez:

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Patrick’s a great artist, and a great guy besides. Go check out his stuff at his DeviantArt page. He’s got some great looking stuff. Enjoy!

-Mike

I Got Nothin’

Friday, February 29th, 2008

Sorry about that lateness… a small filename mix up, plus a server hiccup this morning, but its fine now, and here’s today’s comic. Enjoy!

-Mike

Big news?

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

I’ve got this big deal that I really want to blog about… but it involves some people I know, and I haven’t yet asked permission to talk about it online yet. I don’t want to just blab about these people without them knowing about it, especially all over the interwebs, but it’s so hard to sit on this news!

In any case, check back soon, and maybe I’ll have something pretty awesome to share.

Maybe not…

NOT the news I hinted at, but almost as awesome…

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

A lot of you may not understand this… but hear me out. I live in Texas. And in Texas, this only happens once, maybe every other year… sometimes it goes 3 or 4 years before this happens:

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That’s right! It’s SNOWING!!!

And more important than that–the snow is sticking! This is incredibly rare, and incredibly beautiful. I’m so glad it happened when it did, so I could go run out and play in it (in sandals and a T-shirt, in true Texas style). I’m also so glad that I live in this new house, with its large backyard, and plenty of cool trees, and rooftops for the snow to collect on, and a great 2nd story window to look out and watch from. In my old apartment, the coolness of this miracle weather would have been greatly diminished…

Oh, I’m so excited!¬† Happy snow day!!!

-Mike

The REAL Big News

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Yes, snow is awesome (by the way–the day after snow? Yeah, it was 75 degrees outside, thanks, Texas), but thats not the big news I was hinting at before.

Drumroll please–

I’m an uncle! That’s right, my little sister had a kid! It’s a girl her name is Linden Reese. I’d like to think that the “Reese” is a nod of the hat to the singer of the often-referenced-on-this-site “Five Iron Frenzy,” but alas, I don’t think that’s where the name came from. In my head, though… in my head…

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Anyway, Linden is pretty much awesome, as you can see. Most of the time I saw her, she constantly had her hands up, in a classic boxing guard, moving them around, looking for an opening. I think she’s gonna be a good fighter. And don’t worry, I will take my role of “crazy single uncle” very seriously. With “Uncle Buck” as my hero, I will inundate the child with comic books and science fiction.

Congratulations, sis!