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Welcome to PooBahSpiel, the online voice and home of the creative mind of Mark Monlux, Illustrator Extraordinaire. Prepare yourself for an endless regaling of art directly from the hand of this stellar artist. And brace yourself against his mighty wind of pontification. Updates are kinda weekly and show daily sketches, current projects, and other really nifty stuff.

Monday, August 1, 2011

The Comic Critic Reviews Rubber

My editor John and I get into arguments over the use of the words “film” and “movie.” I want to use the word film very liberally. He wants me to use it very literally. Sometimes I have a hard time following his arguments or logic. When I do I create simple rules for myself, their sole function is not to follow understandable logic, but just keep me in John’s good graces. Thus, I only use the word ”film” if the viewing material involved is shorter than 90 minutes or could be considered art-housey. I’m going to call Rubber, the story of a rubber tire going on a rampage in the Southwest, a film. If all of this sounds slightly confusing, just roll with it.