Looking for something to amuse and entertain in 2014? My apologies, all I have is my new blog Draw the Damn Thing. Each day I’ll throw a sketch into the faceless void of the internet. Each day I’ll disappoint. Then we can all start again fresh tomorrow, bursting with the hope that something will be different.


Shia LaBeouf debuted a short film he wrote and directed at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival called “HowardCantour.com”. This week it launched online. Within 24 hours Jordan Zakarin at Buzzfeed found out that “wrote and directed” was secret Shia code for “blatantly ripped off”. The entire piece is 95% unaltered from a Daniel Clowes’ comic called “Justin M. Damiano”. The whole drama continued on Twitter where Shia said: Copying isn’t particularly creative work. Being inspired by someone else’s idea to produce something new and different IS creative work….