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My Superpower
Making others feel good about themselves is my superpower. I don’t do it consciously - it’s more of a part of who and what I am. I’m Larime Taylor, and I was born with Arthrogryposis, a ...
The Gimp 04/20/2015 5 10 - -
Sylv is out of surgery
My wife Sylv had surgery last night to remove a 15cm mass from her lower abdomen, along with her uterus and ovaries. She's now recovering.
The Gimp 12/04/2014 9 16 - -
Short but Urgent - Wife Has Cancer
I'm disabled, I type with a pencil in my mouth and I'm typing on a cell phone from the hospital, so it will be a short post today. This community has been there for me and my wife in the past, but we'
The Gimp 12/02/2014 20 74 - -
Help Me Make This Go Viral!
I made a trailer for my first collected volume of my comic book series and I can really use your help. Sales on the book have been low because it's not typical comic book fare. It's got a mostly ...
The Gimp 08/04/2014 8 17 - -
Needing Help From Our DK Friends
I'll be posting this from time to time as we get ready to move. Many of you know me. For those who don't, I'm disabled comic book creator Larime Taylor, and my disabled wife Sylv and I need to ...
The Gimp 04/14/2014 4 25 - -
Needing Help From Our DK Friends
Many of you know me. For those who don't, I'm disabled comic book creator Larime Taylor, and my disabled wife Sylv and I need to relocate to be closer to family to help with our care. We currently ...
The Gimp 04/05/2014 6 22 - -
Christmas in Poverty
So the holiday coming up is really mixed for me. First of all, I’m more Buddhist or pagan than anything, so I’m not a big Christmas person. My parents always broke themselves making sure we got ...
The Gimp 12/21/2013 3 14 - -
My Wife Needs Your Help
Okay, I need your help. My wife, Sylv Taylor, is bed-bound with Lupus and her laptop is the only link she has to the outside world. That laptop is also what she uses to create art, including ...
The Gimp 08/27/2013 25 33 - -
Big Announcement! My Publisher Is...!
I'll be a part of Minotaur Press, the Top Cow imprint that publishes Think Tank and focuses on creator-owned, black and white content. So yes, I'm now an Image creator! It's been very difficult ...
The Gimp 07/12/2013 16 26 - -
Only $550 To Go! PLEASE READ!
I've been a member of the community since the Howard Dean days on Haloscan. Over the years, the community has helped me a great deal, and for that I'll never be able to thank you enough. My life is ...
The Gimp 05/09/2013 3 17 - -
Disabled Mouth-Artist: 9 Days To Go - Help My Final Push!
My name is Larime Taylor, and I'm a cartoonist. That's the official, fancy term for someone who writes and illustrates their own comics, as opposed to just writing or penciling or coloring. I do the ...
The Gimp 05/05/2013 5 15 - -
This Is Who I Am. This Is What I Do.
The Independents: Larime Taylor from Michael La Breche on Vimeo . I'm a disabled writer and artist, born with Arthrogryposis (AMC), making a comic book with my mouth.
The Gimp 04/18/2013 9 27 1 -
Disabled Artist Raising Funds For New AC & Summer Electric
Hello all! With the weather warming up, our electricity bills as a disabled household dependent on AC in several rooms go through the roof. We also need at least one new window AC. So here’s an ...
The Gimp 04/11/2013 1 6 - -
Read My Second Comic Book Issue For FREE!
I'm reposting this since I put it up pretty early in the morning yesterday, and several people said they'd be reading it later. This is NOT a superhero book, nor a 'funnybook'. It's a noir/...
The Gimp 02/24/2013 11 13 - -
Read My Second Comic Book Issue For FREE!
This is NOT a superhero book, nor a 'funnybook'. It's a noir/psychological thriller done as a graphic story. It contains adult content - language and a bit of violence, mostly - and is probably ...
The Gimp 02/23/2013 8 12 1 -
Read My First Comic Book Issue For FREE!
This is NOT a superhero book, nor a 'funnybook'. It's a noir/psychological thriller done as a graphic story. It contains adult content - language and a bit of violence, mostly - and is probably ...
The Gimp 12/10/2012 27 27 2 -
Here Goes Everything!
So I did my Kickstarter , worked my ass off, and completed the first issue of my comic book - you can read it at that link. Tomorrow, I start submitting it to publishers for consideration. I really ...
The Gimp 12/09/2012 15 28 - -
The Inane Clown Posse - Romney/Ryan
I decided to photoshop up a quick R-Money and Zombee-Eyez pic.
The Gimp 10/12/2012 5 8 - -
10 Hours Left - Please Read!
For those who don't know me, I'm a disabled artist and writer living below poverty and trying to do something about. I can really use your help. I have a fundraiser for art supplies, clothes, ...
The Gimp 09/28/2012 7 16 - 109
I'm Famous! Biggest Comics Website Does Feature On Me!
Newsarama, the biggest of the comic book world's websites, did a feature on me that you can read in full at the link. Here's the opening: There are a lot of comic book projects looking to get ...
The Gimp 09/27/2012 47 156 2 739
Five Days Left - Please Read!
I'm a disabled artist and writer living below poverty and trying to do something about. I can really use your help. I have a fundraiser for art supplies, clothes, household items, and so on, and ...
The Gimp 09/24/2012 13 12 1 100
Today In Changing My Life
I've been encouraged to do diaries more frequently, both to help get the word out about my art, but also to remind people of what we fight for and what this election is about. I live below the ...
The Gimp 09/14/2012 3 10 - 50
My NSFW Romney Caricature
Enjoy!
The Gimp 09/13/2012 8 14 - 260
Stretching For A New Future (And Goal)
I recently launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of DARK ZOEY #1, which I will use as a submission to Image, IDW, Darkhorse, etc. EVERYONE who pledges will get a digital copy of the ...
The Gimp 09/10/2012 3 6 - 39
Launching My Career In Comics!
I just launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of DARK ZOEY #1, which I will use as a submission to Image, IDW, Darkhorse, etc. EVERYONE who pledges will get a digital copy of the finished ...
The Gimp 09/07/2012 14 22 - 142
Help Me Build This!
I just launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of DARK ZOEY #1, which I will use as a submission to Image, IDW, Darkhorse, etc. EVERYONE who pledges will get a digital copy of the finished ...
The Gimp 09/03/2012 1 4 - 28
Help Me Build This!
I just launched a Kickstarter project to fund production of DARK ZOEY #1, which I will use as a submission to Image, IDW, Darkhorse, etc. EVERYONE who pledges will get a digital copy of the finished ...
The Gimp 09/02/2012 3 9 - 71
New Art and Random Stuff
So, I'm finally back in business after getting a new motherboard for my PC. Art is back on track. Here's my latest work on commission (lines only so far, but will be full color). I've never done a ...
The Gimp 08/15/2012 9 8 1 44
Feeling Threatened In Our Own Home
So someone in the neighborhood is throwing stuff at the back of our house late at night, first rocks on Thursday, and now beer bottles and pieces of wood with nails in them. They threw one bottle ...
The Gimp 07/02/2012 31 15 - 216
Thank You All!
Everything worked out, and the electric is taken care of! Just wanted to let you all know that I met the disconnect amount and a little more, so the electric company is happy.
The Gimp 04/19/2012 11 22 - 103
Avoiding Electricity Disconnect by Wednesday
The new computer I bought died, and because it's past the 21-day period after purchase, I'm having to pay to ship it in for repairs. This means I can't write my books, can't do art, and can't make ...
The Gimp 04/16/2012 14 21 1 242
Trying Not To Become Homeless
I've been hit hard. California has been taking over a third of my roommate/care provider's checks for 'owed taxes' she doesn't owe, and it's clobbered us good. I paid the rent at the beginning of ...
The Gimp 03/08/2012 7 14 - 202
Spinning Rims On My Wheelchair And Other Myths Of Public Assistance
I swear, the next person I hear talk about the 'lazy, worthless bastards' on public assistance that 'won't get a job and are taking advantage of the system' is gonna get tire tracks across the ...
The Gimp 02/14/2012 3 24 - 93
YOU Did It - A Heartfelt Thanks
Thank you all SO MUCH for helping me hit a mind-blowing 160% of the goal ! I'm humbled beyond ...
The Gimp 01/10/2012 17 27 - 145
Today's The Day!
I've had to ask for help from this community from time to time over the years, but today is different. This isn't about helping me pay a bill or buy food. This is about changing my life. I start ...
The Gimp 01/09/2012 15 16 1 154
(Help Needed!) I'm Changing My Life - And Popular Culture
I'm trying to change my life and circumstances. I'm doing it because something has to change in my life. I can't go another year on Social Security, $800 a month to support myself and my disabled ...
The Gimp 01/06/2012 18 36 1 243
Five More Days To Change My Future
I've had to ask for help from this community from time to time over the years, but today is different. This isn't about helping me pay a bill or buy food. This is about changing my life. I start ...
The Gimp 01/04/2012 8 21 - 159
On Being Disabled And Left Behind
I finally tackled chapter eight of episode two. I should've had the whole episode done weeks ago, but this chapter kept hanging me up. There are a couple of reasons why I struggled with it - firstly,
The Gimp 12/08/2011 6 15 1 89
Two And A Half Minutes Of Your Time
A few days ago I put up something of a manifesto for changing and ...
The Gimp 12/05/2011 3 4 - 64
Changing My Life: 24 Hours Later
Well! It's been quite the 24 hours since my manifesto of sorts went ...
The Gimp 12/02/2011 6 14 - 118
I'm Changing The Only Life I Can: Mine
Today I made the decision to throw everything I have into this last month of the year so that the next year can be successful. I'm doing it because something has to change in my life. I can't go ...
The Gimp 11/30/2011 100 151 9 753
Help Me Give My Book Away!
I'd really appreciate your help in getting Amazon to recognize that my book is free at another site so they'll drop the price to free at Amazon. I'm trying to basically give away the first episode ...
The Gimp 11/30/2011 6 3 - 57
Larime Taylor - Disabled Mouth Artist - Kos Katalogue Member
Hello! I've been a part of the community since the haloscan and the beginning of the Dean campaign, though under a different name at the time that I can no longer log into because I forgot the ...
The Gimp 11/25/2011 12 28 1 105
I Just Got Interviewed For Wired!
That's right, me! I just got interviewed for Wired !
The Gimp 11/21/2011 21 25 - 197
Disabled Artist: My Latest Works
I really think my art has grown a lot in last year, mostly as a result of my Cintiq tablet. Drawing with my mouth means that I can't look at a reference in one place and draw at the same time, since ...
The Gimp 11/16/2011 16 27 1 83
Climbing Out of Poverty: Gas Bill Trouble
I'm posting a quick update on my last diary entry.
The Gimp 11/14/2011 2 4 - 86
Climbing Out Of Poverty: I Hate My City Edition
So life has been improving a lot lately. We're still mostly broke, but for once in a long time I'm actually on top of just about everything. Rent is taken care of, most of the bills are paid, and we ...
The Gimp 11/11/2011 3 7 - 98
Climbing Out Of Poverty: Day 11 (Occupy My Living Room!)
I know I haven't posted for a few days, and the last few posts haven't really had much of a response - I kinda figured that would happen, and I guess I'm writing these more for myself to document my ...
The Gimp 10/18/2011 5 7 2 63
Climbing Out Of Poverty: Day 6
This is another installment in an ongoing series I started here . It covers ...
The Gimp 10/13/2011 3 4 - 47
Climbing Out Of Poverty: Day 5
After taking yesterday off for my anniversary, it's back to work for me. If you're new to this series, ...
The Gimp 10/12/2011 2 4 - 79
Climbing Out Of Poverty: Day 3
I'm not going to be able to do this every day, you can obviously see by the fact that I missed yesterday, but I'll try to fill in what's happened and what I've been up to in between post as best I ...
The Gimp 10/11/2011 12 4 - 75
Climbing Out Of Poverty: Day 1
Today, I took the first step to climbing out of the hole of frustration and despair commonly known as poverty. A brief summary for those of you who don't know me - I'm disabled (I was born with a ...
The Gimp 10/09/2011 19 29 3 173
On 'Wheelchair Bound' And Other Words
So I accidentally started a debate in my ...
The Gimp 09/26/2011 21 10 - 88
Writing My First Wheelchair Bound Character Has Been Enlightening
It's something I've avoided for years, now. Ever since telling stories became my primary focus and (hopefully) career, I've steered well clear of writing a truly disabled character. The main ...
The Gimp 09/24/2011 14 11 - 87
So I'm Finally Writing A Novel
I've always toyed around with the idea, and back as early as seventh grade I'd start writing my best seller and, after about 10 pages, get bored and stop. I was good friends with one teacher who I ...
The Gimp 09/07/2011 46 12 - 161
You Know What I Want?
A righteous rant unfolds below.
The Gimp 08/26/2011 9 9 - 66
The Depravity Of The Rich
I found a link to this post over ...
The Gimp 08/25/2011 13 13 - 127
(BREAKTHROUGH!) Some Help For My Service Dog (With Updates)
The following is a repost of my diary from late last week with everything that I've learned since then. Updates are at the bottom. I'm hoping to find a little help for my service dog, Valentin, who ...
The Gimp 08/24/2011 13 20 1 198
An Update On My Service Dog
I wanted to update everyone on the situation I initially brought up in this ...
The Gimp 08/22/2011 19 12 - 174
Some Help For My Service Dog
I'm hoping to find a little help for my service dog, Valentin, who is beginning to get older and develop arthritis in his back hips. I recently took him in to check on his weight - we were concerned ...
The Gimp 08/20/2011 28 38 - 300
Help! Banging My Head Against The Wall Again
The State's payroll system went down in my county and checks are WAY late - we've been broke for three weeks, now, since my care provider is over half our household income. I'm only posting because I'
The Gimp 07/27/2011 9 10 1 110
Thought Is Not A Crime
A rather frightening story from Canada: A U.S. citizen, identified ...
The Gimp 06/28/2011 14 1 - 81
It's Hard Out Here For A Gimp
By request, and also because things are pretty tight right now, here is a general update on who I am and where things are.
The Gimp 06/27/2011 8 30 1 179
In Need Of Help - Oops, They Did It Again!
So, they went and did it again . The state of California ...
The Gimp 06/21/2011 1 7 - 86
*UPDATE* Electric, Phone and Food
I wanted to update people on my situation, and thank everyone for their kindness!
The Gimp 04/02/2011 4 10 - 132
*URGENT!* Electric Going To Be Shut Off Monday!
April was SUPPOSED to be the month everything got better. It just started, and it blew up. I'min a VERY bad spot, and need help.
The Gimp 04/01/2011 14 37 - 414
Do I Owe You Art? PLEASE Let Me Know!
I've found large missing chunks in my email history, so if at ANY time you donated/commissioned art from me and never received it, PLEASE tell me and I'll be happy to make it good. I'm sure I missed ...
The Gimp 03/15/2011 9 7 1 93
I've Reached 60 Pages!
Just a happy (for once!) update from Gimpland. I just started the seventh chapter of my first attempt at a novel and hit the 60 page mark. If you count the two interludes, brief cutaways from the ...
The Gimp 02/28/2011 18 13 - 132
Political Art Gimptacular, or My Electric Is About To Be Turned Off!
I'm putting every piece of political art I've done up for sale to try and pay my electric so it doesn't get turned off. Two very kind friends helped me make a payment that, it turns out, was not ...
The Gimp 02/19/2011 11 14 1 109
Will Draw For Food - Help Needed
I was hoping it wouldn't come to this ever again, but here I am again. The new year started off with a bang when a pipe under our house broke and flooded the back hallway. Our landlord's insurance ...
The Gimp 01/18/2011 21 26 1 88
Help Me Help Fisher House! Will Draw For Charity
Today is the (second attempt) first of my Will Draw for Charity events! For as many hours as I can, I'll be drawing mostly non-stop to help raise money for charity. I tried this a couple of days ago,
The Gimp 12/24/2010 12 8 - 52
Will Draw For Charity: Fisher House!
Today is the first of my Will Draw for Charity events! For as many hours as I can, I'll be drawing mostly non-stop to help raise money for charity. Today's charity ...
The Gimp 12/22/2010 3 11 - 52
One Last Humble Request For Help
Over the last year through a series of diaries, I've detailed how the State had screwed things up so bad that our finances had become so bad that we were facing multiple utility disconnects and ...
The Gimp 12/17/2010 46 127 4 50
Why We Can't Have Nice Things, Or, It's The Media Stupid!
In all of the Meta that has been going on over the last few months especially, the argument has been made that if Obama or the senate really wanted to get things done they would force up or down ...
The Gimp 12/12/2010 25 23 1 88
A Message From A Former Bell Ringer
This is the story of how I started and stopped ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, and how it reminds me of the Meta going on here.
The Gimp 11/30/2010 46 89 1 47
Will Draw For Charities - Help Me Pick Which Ones!
It was suggested that I repost this, since I originally put it up on a Saturday morning. I've been a member of this community under one name or another since the Dean campaign. Some of you know me ...
The Gimp 11/22/2010 13 19 - 58
Will Draw For Charities - Help Me Pick Which Ones!
I've been a member of this community under one name or another since the Dean campaign. Some of you know me as a disabled artist - I draw with my mouth - and have followed my story since I began ...
The Gimp 11/20/2010 8 11 - 40
My Dad Goes Green: The Solar Toolman
My Dad has been working in construction since he was in High School. Now getting to an age where he is no longer in a position to sacrifice his body in 120 degree heat, lugging 60lb. cement blocks ...
The Gimp 10/21/2010 14 19 3 57
TTFN: Happy Anniversary, Sweetie! We're Evicted! (Updated)
...Or we would have been, had I not just paid the rent with every last dollar that I have. My 14th wedding anniversary is a week from today, and what I'm going to get her is simple. I'm going to buy ...
The Gimp 10/04/2010 94 210 1 105
Embarrassing, Mr. Majority Leader?
So you think that the recent appearance by Stephen Colbert and his testimony to the house of ...
The Gimp 09/27/2010 290 659 7 232
Enough with the 'Witchcraft'
Markos, front pagers, fellow diarists, I kindly and politely ask that we stop flogging the O'Donnell 'witchcraft' meme. While it may be a sharp stick in the eye to her fundie base, hitting on her ...
The Gimp 09/20/2010 92 19 - 53
My Name Is Larime Taylor, And I'm A Lesser Person
Given that the secret is out , I thought it time to make a full confession. My name is Larime ...
The Gimp 08/26/2010 32 71 - 224
An Open Letter To Al Simpson (UPDATED)
Dear Mr. Simpson, My name is Larime Taylor, and I'm one of the group of people within that 310 million that no one ever talks about or even acknowledges exists. While you rail at Pink Panthers and ...
The Gimp 08/24/2010 24 27 1 218
Disabled Man Runs Over State Workers With Wheelchair
That may soon be the headline you read. For those following my ongoing saga, they fucked up again! For those just tuning in,
The Gimp 08/23/2010 13 12 1 25
So Much For The 'Boot Strap' Method
I hate living in poverty. I really do. I hate having to rely on the kindness of strangers just to survive when the local HHS offices fuck up and cut out over half of our income for going on two ...
The Gimp 08/11/2010 21 16 - 52
Still Alive - Updates on Our Clusterf*ck
So, as I've previously detailed ...
The Gimp 08/09/2010 8 9 - 37
Utterly Screwed - Need Help
I'm near tears even having to write this. Things have just been one long series of suck. I'll explain after the jump.
The Gimp 07/26/2010 32 27 2 61
Still Alive - Despite the State's Best Efforts
I haven't been around much, as those who follow my diaries may have noticed. Things have been progressively worse of late, and I didn't want my diaries to turn into the "How Life Sucks More Today" ...
The Gimp 07/22/2010 18 12 - 184
Dear Disabled Feminists: You're Wrong (Edited)
I know that this is several months old, and I apparently missed the whole storm when it blew up, but I want to take a moment to ...
The Gimp 06/27/2010 15 6 - 30
G.I.M.P.: I Need YOUR Input! (Please Read)
Welcome to the G.I.M.P. Roundup - Growing Involvement in Media and Politics. This is a semi-daily (Mon-Wed-Fri) diary series dedicated to highlighting disabled news, activism, politics and punditry.
The Gimp 06/18/2010 34 22 - 46
Enough Is Enough
A plague o' both your houses! Romeo and Juliet, by William ...
The Gimp 06/17/2010 35 27 - 43
G.I.M.P.: Help Us Tell Harkin NO On Cutting Special Ed!
Welcome to the G.I.M.P. Roundup - Growing Involvement in Media and Politics. This is a semi-daily (Mon-Wed-Fri) diary series dedicated to highlighting disabled news, activism, politics and punditry.
The Gimp 06/16/2010 5 14 - 17
He's The President - Not The Emperor
I understand that some are frustrated with the speech tonight. I understand that some wanted more specifics. There are several problems with this. He's the President, not the King, not the Emperor. ...
The Gimp 06/15/2010 99 43 - 39
Saturday World Cup Liveblog
For fans, like me, of the beautiful game!
The Gimp 06/12/2010 211 22 - 41
G.I.M.P.: Pelosi's Not The Enemy, You Gimps!
(Apologies for my absence of late - stress from current problems has been making me ill and keeping me from sleeping well. As I don't want this to turn into 'How The Gimp's Life Got Fucked Worse ...
The Gimp 06/10/2010 5 11 - 22
G.I.M.P.: To Be Blunt? THIS Is Retarded (PLEASE READ)
(Apologies for missing yesterday, but I was not feeling well and slept most of the day. I'm doing a bit better today.) Welcome to the G.I.M.P. Daily Roundup - Growing Involvement in Media ...
The Gimp 06/02/2010 17 25 1 45
G.I.M.P.: Memorial Day Edition
Welcome to the G.I.M.P. Daily Roundup - Growing Involvement in Media and Politics. This is a daily (Mon-Fri) diary series dedicated to highlighting disabled news, activism, politics and punditry. ...
The Gimp 05/31/2010 6 5 - 19
I Know What God Thinks
A little Sunday blasphemy from one of my favorite musicians:
The Gimp 05/30/2010 21 6 - 45
G.I.M.P.: Saturday Bonus - Literally Moving Mountains
(Due to an error in posting on Thursday, I'm doing a bonus Saturday round-up to make up for the absence.) Welcome to the G.I.M.P. Daily Roundup - Growing Involvement in Media and Politics. ...
The Gimp 05/29/2010 14 14 - 18
G.I.M.P.: Gimpface, Segregation, Slavery and Poetry
(I accidentally posted this at 2:30am Pacific on Thursday morning, and deleted it without realizing that I couldn't repost it later. So here is Thursday's roundup, and I'll do one tomorrow (...
The Gimp 05/28/2010 18 10 - 12
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