a retired postal worker, received his B.A. in Russian language
and literature and M.A. in English from Indiana State University.
He did a stint in the Army, assigned to the language school and
Army Intelligence between undergraduate and graduate school.
the mid 1970s he began writing for National Lampoon and started
gagwriting for freelance and syndicated columnists. By the end
of the 1970s, he was drawing cartoons for a variety of magazines
and syndicated illustrators. He has drawn cartoons for Readers
Digest, Saturday Evening Post, Wall Street Journal,
Good Housekeeping, Bulletin of Atomic Scientists,
Saturday Review, Womans World, and National
Review, in addition to some well-known syndicated features
and church publications.
He lives with his wife Jean
and has three kids — Freyja, Tyr, and
Bjorn, and two grandchildren.