Despite the most recent Gentleman Cthulhu comic I posted (“Giving Thanks” on gentlemancthulhu.com–which, actually, proved popular when Strange-Aeons Magazine re-posted it on their Facebook page), I don’t have a cynical opinion of Thanksgiving. Certainly, its origins are questionable at best, but the way in which its celebrated today I think can be taken separate from its beginnings. Family and friends get together to enjoy a bountiful home cooked meal (some do go out instead, I know) and enjoy (or tolerate) each other’s company. But that’s what holidays are supposed to be about at their heart, aren’t they? Read more… ›
Though my blog posts are posting a day earlier since the summer (I used to post on Wednesdays) and so this may seem as coming a little early, I wanted to take the time to wish all of my American fans and readers a Happy Thanksgiving! May you spend it with those you care about–and I hope the food is good and plentiful too.
If you’re looking for a little more from me and maybe some artwork about the holiday, check gentlemancthulhu.com tomorrow for a Thanksgiving themed comic. See you next week–likely a few pounds heavier from gorging myself on turkey and stuffing (which I never used to much like when I was younger, but it grew on me over time).
J. M. DeSantis
For those of you who have been reading my Handlebar Moustache Guide, don’t worry. Next week I will post part three (which will finally get into specifics on maintaining and styling your moustache). This week, however, I wanted to take the time to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. If you don’t celebrate the holiday, I do apologise. By way of consolation, I will add that there are a number of things I’m working on behind the scenes which I am hoping will pan out for next year. Read more… ›
A Happy (early) Thanksgiving to all of my American fans! Enjoy the holiday tomorrow. I’m not much of a turkey fan, but I’ll do my best to do the same.