Below is the latest The Pain -- When Will It End?
Well, there is not much to be said about this drawing except
that it shows me in Heaven being caught taking a dump by God. I tried to mail
this cartoon to the City Paper from my new winter home in Brooklyn, but it
must've gotten lost in the Christmas glut of cards, and, embarassingly, I
ended up having to e-mail it from my mother's house. Not letting my mother,
who has a Master's degree in Theology, see a blasphemous drawing of me defecating
was one of the main reasons I had taken care to mail the thing from New York.
But Mom was pretty cool about it. I reminded her of some of the theological
background to the cartoon; "Wasn't there some sixteenth-century bishop who
claimed that Christ didn't have an anus?" I asked. She thought about it for
a minute. "No, he had an anus," she recalled. "He just never moved his bowels."
This theological tidbit brought to you by The Pain-When Will