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Max Cannon Quotes


Max Cannon is author and creator of the independent comic strip Red Meat.


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As soon as I can afford a studio space, I'll paint again.
 

But if I'm going to cause somebody else discomfort by my actions, then I should probably modify my actions toward them to make them as comfortable as possible.
 

I am too old for an eyebrow piercing but too young for an eyebrow lift.
 

I don't want to wait more than a year and a half or two years between books.
 

I grew up in a military family, and there's something about that military-style uniform, all cleaned up, a brutal control effort the military necessarily breeds.
 

I hope to actually get back to painting someday... soon. I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
 

I imagine I'll continue on doing it for many years to come.
 

I just don't want anyone messing around with my pure smoking pleasure.
 

I just thought I'd take a break from publishing for a while.
 

I wanted to be a painter.
 

I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.
 

I'm just trying to portray what I find ironic or humorous.
 

It's just something that's sort of funny, sort of not.
 

Milkmen seem so wholesome, and there's no way anybody can be that wholesome.
 

Now interpersonal politics... that's what it's all about.
 

People are essentially red meat. They are.
 

People are going to behave however the social norms permit, and beyond that.
 

People get really caught up in their own trips.
 

That's not so important to me, that time thing.
 

The second we see somebody on the street or meet someone, we make snap judgments about them, about who they are and why we wouldn't necessarily sit with them or why we would or what's cool or not cool.
 


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