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Rise and Run: I1

Hallo, you dastardly darlings. It took a bit longer than expected, but I’ve finally finished the first page of… what could arguably be the graphic novel for Rise and Run. We’ll see how it goes. It’s an experiment. I’ve definitely learned how much I don’t know. And how much I’ve forgotten from art classes. My […]

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Brought to You by Accident

  Hallo, beautiful people. Sometime between announcing the decision to start doodling episodic comics and… I don’t know… the very next day, maybe… something happened. What should I draw next? I asked myself. “Do The Shill and the Purblind!” says Dave. “That’s a great idea,” I say, and I do indeed start that one. And […]

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Issue 1: The Cure

  Hallo beautiful people. I’ve decided I’ll try releasing a weekly, six-panel episodic comic. The first one is a bit dark, but I hope you find a little humor in it. I’m trying to reconnect with that kid who used to draw for hours. If in the process I can entertain some folks, well then, […]

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COVID-19 Prompts more Mental Health Talk

  Well, hallo and welcome back, you beautiful convergence of minds on a mission to mostly just miss the next five minutes of dead space. Empty space? Dead air. Radio silence! The state of things these days…what a shitshow. Ammiright? For the past couple of weeks, I’ve thought about writing on a few different “COVID […]

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Revisiting Depression: Part Two (the People)

Hallo, darlings. We’re back at it today with this depression topic re-visitation. On last week’s exciting episode, we covered the relationship between depression, anxiety, and anger and how they work together in a positive feedback loop to amplify depression. Afterword, not even Dave’s corner cowering could keep us from diving into the somatic symptoms of […]

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Revisiting Depression: Part One (the Science)

  Hallo, you fantastic beauties. I haven’t written for myself—or for you—in a long while. But here we are! Together again! Now, ahead of National Condom Month, I want to talk about depression. I’ll wait while you investigate whether that’s an actual thing. The condom part, I mean, not depression. All joking aside, I’ve been […]

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The Use of CBD for Public Speaking

  This article by Madeleine Taylor was originally published on SundayScaries.   The extreme fear of public speaking is called glossophobia. Yes, it’s actually a phobia. It is a form of social anxiety disorder (SAD). The onset of this phobia often occurs when one is on stage or even when they are simply talking to […]

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How to Keep Your Dog Calm During a Storm

  This article by Jennifer was originally published on FOMO Bones.   Batten down the hatches, draw the curtains—there’s a storm about to hit and the forecast isn’t looking good (especially for Fido). Hiding, whining, scratching, peeing—these are just some of the symptoms of a dog suffering from “Thunder Phobia,” a condition that typically begins […]

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How Long Does It Take for CBD Oil to Work?

  This article by Madeleine Taylor was originally published on SundayScaries.   CBD products from the cannabis plant, such as CBD oil and hemp oil, have been proven to work as a symptom treatment for a wide variety of ailments, including post-traumatic stress disorder, which is exactly why it has become so popular over recent […]

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Reduce Sport Injury Pain with CBD Tincture

  This article was originally published on SundayScaries.   Athletes of every level are familiar with sport-related injuries and pain, regardless of whether it’s a result of competition level intense training or a specific event. And while both sportsmen and their coaches are largely knowledgeable about how to treat pain, the search is on for […]

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