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Freelance marketer by day, inveterate doodler in all the spaces in between. Current project: A Dog Named Karma. To say hello: mynamenospaces at gee mail Thanks!

Seeking an internet interpreter to explain memes via PowerPoint to our esteemed executives. Start date? Yesterday.

A Financial Meme Trends Analyst gives a presentation explaining the Myanmar Coup Aerobics Meme about GameStop shorts
Illustration by the author

We have an immediate opening at Goldman Sachs for a qualified financial-meme translator.

In light of recent market movements caused by the highly unethical collusion of malicious dilettante traders, Goldman Sachs is now hiring a Meme Analyst to analyze financial meme trends, track Reddit market sentiments, and explain what memes…


You lose a lot of credibility when your Instagram post confuses the words of Mr. Rogers and Malcolm X

Imagine giving a PowerPoint presentation to a room full of professionals in your industry.

You’re using this event to announce your consultation business and to establish yourself as an expert in the field.

You’re nervous, so you plan the first slide to break the ice —a picture of a femur…


The blue light casts an eerie glow upon the face of Death. “Do you know what time it is?” the specter asks. “3:28 AM?” you offer, some hope left. Death sighs, “Go grab your charger, we have a long journey ahead.”

Save money on vitamins and retirement investments by…


Musk’s caption read, “Now, this is the true spirit of entrepreneurship”

The image Musk posted to his Twitter account (Image by Author)

Joe and José had been looking forward to Thursday for weeks. Their parents had helped them build a wooden lemonade stand and they had finally perfected their recipe. They couldn’t have predicted the horrifying results of their efforts.

That day, after visiting his plant in Fremont, California, Elon Musk drove…


A Dog Named Karma Comic #7

I’m attempting to perfect the preview image, here’s a new technique.

Click for the first comic, or for the comic before this one.

Words spoken out loud appear within white bubbles. I’m including the full text of the dialog for the visually impaired.

Author notes at the end of the work.

When Frieda enters the office she shares with three other grad student T.A.s, her friend Janet cries out:


Start with Comic #1, titled “Beware The Magic 2020 Ball”

Text with bubbles are said aloud, text on purple is an unspoken thought. Additional author notes at the end.

December 15, 2019 — Talako and Frieda visit the city to meet her Psychic:

Frieda, a redheaded girl, is dragging a reluctant hipster, Talako, to her psychic, hoping Talako will believe. He is grumpy.


Comic #6 of A Dog Named Karma

Click for the first comic, or for the comic before this one.

Words spoken out loud appear within white bubbles. The fainter white bubble in the second panel is meant to denote whispering, but is low contrast, so I’m including the full text of the dialog for the visually impaired.


Earn karma, fond memories, and the warm fuzzies of doing a good deed — while staying 6 feet apart

A man shouts to an old lady from outside that he tried her famous recipe but it’s not right, he left it on her porch to try
When your neighbor is too proud for favors, you might have to get creative. (Image by author)

Good intentions are useless until they’re expressed in appropriate action.

— Napoleon Hill, 1937

I think about this quote a lot while I scroll through Instagram.

So many of my friends are talking about gratitude these days. …

Kiki Schirr

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