#JWSTart

My ongoing adventures cheerleading for the most powerful telescope we have ever made.

Tardigrade Tough Starter Pack

Hope in the form of a tiny, eight-legged microbial pig-thing

The Weird Animal Dropbox

Every now and then someone I know will say to me "I found out about this neat weird animal and immediately thought of you," to which I'll reply "cool, tell me about it." So I thought to myself It might be a good idea to make a handy form to allow people to tell me...

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What is a Runcible Owl?

Since the launch of the Runcible Owl, people have been asking me what "runcible" means. It's a nonsense word that first appears in a poem by Edward Lear called "The Owl and the Pussycat," who get married by a wild pig on a tropical island, and have a honeymoon with...

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Exit Through the Gift Shop

If you’re in to what you’re seeing here, you’ve got to come check out sharptoothsnail.com, my online shop. You’ll find art toys, pins, t-shirts, prints, comics and all the goodies I make here. If you’re the sort of person who thinks the very fact of the universe is a stinkin’ miracle, you’re likely to find a charming expression of that inside!