I've probably really been an artist since I was first able to hold a crayon. When I was in grade school, my art teacher told me that I could already draw better than he could. And I could. So despite an extended campaign by parents and guidance counselors against the whole artist concept, that was it for me.
Not until my 60s, however, did I discover graphic novels and their wonderful potential to tell stories that I've want to tell for quite some time. A wonderful surprise recently is that I won a Leeway award for my first graphic novel, The Big Belch.
The Devil's Dictionary Of Wall Street by Michael SilversteinAmbrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary was a delightful collection of quirky definitions, naughty verse and satirical pieces skewering an overblown and profoundly corrupt Gilded Age. Michael Silverstein's new The Devil's Dictionary Of Wall Street applies the same approach to today's overblown markets and their puffed up denizens. Its hun
The Big Belch is “…great stuff!” says Stanford Professor Robert Proctor. Bill McKibben “…enjoyed [The Big Belch] it much--thanks!” The Big Belch won The Leeway Foundation an Art and Change grant and successful Kickstarter. The Big Belch pits a unique team of environmental crime fighters – two baby boomers, a parrot, and a French bulldog - against earth threatening corporate foolishness.