“If any of [my stories] succeed in causing their readers to feel pleasantly uncomfortable when walking along a solitary road at nightfall, or sitting over a dying fire in the small hours, my purpose in writing them will have been … Continue reading Scary Stories to Tell in the Comments
179. 180. 181. 182. 183. 184. 185. 186. 187. 188. 189. 190. 191. 192. 193. 194. 195. 196. 197. 198. Continue reading Can you believe Gougagna Can’t Draw?
162. 163. 164. 165. Addendum: 166. 167. 168. 169. 170. 171. 172. 173. 174. Special One-Panel Edition 175. 176. 177. 178. Continue reading Here’s More Evidence That Gougagna Can’t Draw
“So what were the clues supposed to be?” William Campbell asks me, scanning the front cover of the new deluxe edition of the album. I feel pretty sure he already knows, but I play along and point out that he’s … Continue reading Well I Knew What I Could Not Say: An Interview with William Campbell on Abbey Road
With apologies and thanks to dear Monty. My old friend Ford was in Los Angeles on business, and as I had recently been rendered superfluous and essentially persona non grata at my job due entirely to the vehemence and churlishness … Continue reading The Game of Bear
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Hey, Avocadians! I would love your input on a story I just wrote. It’s a bit unusual in its form. Let me explain. My friend on the writing site I frequent is running a contest, and it’s all about using … Continue reading Ghost In The Machine: Avocado-Inspired Fiction
There is a Chipotle fast casual restaurant that appears once a year on Larchmont Boulevard, almost at the intersection with W 1st Street. It will not appear if you enter Larchmont from the east, and it will not appear if … Continue reading The Chipotle on Larchmont Boulevard. No, Not That One, the One That’s Only There Once a Year.
I command you to laugh! 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137. 138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147. Continue reading Gougagna’s Gougagna Can’t Gougagna
So yeah – I’ve definitely mentioned it before, but for any of you that don’t know, as well as making needlessly cruel comments on The Avocado, I also sometimes publish poetry under the name DS Maolalai. I’m pretty good, I … Continue reading Sad Havoc Among the Birds
Laugh and be merry! These are for you, and occasionally inspired by you! 105. 115. 116. 117. 118. 119. 120a/120b. 121. 121 alternate punchline. 122. 123. 124. 125. 126. 127. 128. 129. 130. Continue reading Gougagna’s More Comics by Gougagna
Hey there. I have some more for you all to enjoy, if you are so inclined. These one are inspired by some of you, I guess. I’m aware of the lack of #105. I’ll find it and add it later … Continue reading Gougagna’s Continuing Thing of Comics
This interview was originally published in the May 2017 print edition of The Avocado and is now made available online for the first time. The moment I walk in the door, he’s asking me how my drive over was in … Continue reading The One-and-Only Billy Shears: An Interview with William Campbell on Sgt. Pepper
I threw this clumsy tribute to M.R. James together at work today. It’s not much of a Christmas present, but it’s home made. The Lawyer’s Ghost Story My college friend Pete, whose personal and professional successes had acted as … Continue reading A Ghost Story For Christmas
I’m putting them out in smaller batches for you to enjoy more frequently. For a certainly value of enjoy, anyway. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. Continue reading Gougagna’s There’s Been Over 100 of Them Now
Here’s some more. Enjoy them, or don’t. Previous installments: This one and that one. 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80. 81. 82. 83. 84. 85 86. 87. 88. … Continue reading Gougagna’s Not-Quite-100th Extravaganza
It was a weekend trip, just like any other. It began with three friends with a strong bond setting out on an adventure to pay visit to another friend who no longer resided within striking distance. This friend lived in … Continue reading The Horror in the Hoosier Lands
It’s about time for me to add the next collection of comics I’ve written for you folks. The first collection was up to 32. Well, I’ve doubled that and we’re at (counts fingers) more than that now. If you want … Continue reading Gougagna’s Next Batch ‘o Comics
This is part five in an ongoing series. Click here to read previous entries. I had initiated contact with Harold and then he reciprocated. That’s how communication works. You establish contact in hopes that a dyadic conversation begins. Except … Continue reading At the Mountains of Man-Ass Part V: That Isn’t Really Jason
This is a serialized series; please click here to read previous entries. In a matter of a few minutes, the Sliders were devoured. The case sat empty, greasy splotches stained the cardboard. Our frenzied feast finished, we sat full and fat, … Continue reading At the Mountains of Man-Ass, Part IV, Citizens on Patrol
I started this as a lark, to play off all the other silly comics that we post throughout the day. For whatever reason, I’ve become attached to it and it’s now a real comic, created for and inspired by you … Continue reading Gougagna’s Comics 32nd Edition Spectacular!