Doodle Diaries – Harry Potter

The Harry Potter series is about mental illness.  Hogwarts is a mental institution.   Bear with me.  I'll explain. As I watched this installment, it became clear to me that the entire Harry Potter series is an extended metaphor -- a coded transcription, really --...

Doodle Diaries – Easter Bunny

All you need to know about life you can learn from the Easter Bunny   Don't put all of your eggs in one basket. Walk softly and carry a big carrot. Everyone needs a friend who is all ears. There's no such thing as too much candy. All work and no play can make you a...

Doodle Diaries – Hunter S Thompson

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Wow! What a Ride!” ― Hunter S....

Doodle Diaries – Donnie Darko

  Donnie: Why are you wearing that stupid bunny suit? Frank: Why are you wearing that stupid man suit? - Donnie Darko (2001)   I think what Frank is Telling Donnie, is that he is not being himself. We all wear masks; we all act like different people sometimes, and...

Doodle Diaries – Ricardo Gonzalez

After accidentally creating an intriguing image on a computer while doing an engineering assignment, I decided to take some time off from work in order to learn how to draw. Ultimately hoping to combine mathematics and art, I started to draw historical buildings,...

Doodle Diaries – Je Suis Charlie

Cartoonists from all over the world mourn in the wake of a Paris shooting that killed as many as 12 people, many of whom are members of Charlie Hebdo.  Charlie Hebdo however will print cartoons of the ever-controversial Islamic prophet, Muhammad in its next issue. The...

Doodle Diaries: Foo Fighters

Saturday 13 December 2014 was a very special day for me. I got to see one of my favourite bands live in South Africa. Finally I get to tick another item off my bucket list. FNB stadium was surrounded by fans having a braai and blasting Foo Fighters from their cars and...

Doodle Diaries – Action Bronson

    Arian Asllani, better known by his stage name Action Bronson, is an American rapper from Flushing, Queens, New York. Action Bronson, performed in South Africa earlier this year as a support act for Eminmem’s Rapture tour. He also made sure to leave his mark. Check...

Doodle Diaries – Stoned Dolphin

Dolphins are thought of as one of the most intelligent species in the animal kingdom – and experts believe they have put their ingenuity to use in the pursuit of getting “high”. In extraordinary scenes filmed for a new documentary, young dolphins were seen carefully...

Doodle Diaries – Die Antwoord

  "A lot of times you are doing a show and you are kind of at the mercy of a retarded audience. Usually you have a lot of these idiots standing around half-watching. We wanted to make a show that is more like attack. It does not matter if you are into it or not. The...

Doodle Diaries – Braam Pretorius

Today's Doodle Diaries is in memory of Braam Pretorius (1988 - 2009). We met each other in high school and became good friends over the years. We had a mutual passion for music and would often compare our music collection and swop out discs to broaden our music...

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