Some say magic happens when classic films are projected through celluloid as they traditionally were. Your call.
Pim Comic Strip
How I came to write Pim
People often ask how I came to write Pim. It seems like a thousand years since I discovered Pim, or that Pim discovered me. Thankfully I kept detailed notes and saved photos from that time. While I can’t swear to the absolute accuracy of what you are about to read, I have done my best to capture the essence of how Pim entered my life.
Working the ticket booth as usual, Mr. Love Jr. was startled to see so long a lineup for his double feature.
Time spent travelling goes faster with a companion. In what seemed like no time Brad and the Well-Dressed Albatross had arrived at the theatre.
Though the Well-Dressed Albatross wasn’t sure what program he was registered in, and had just come from a lecture on the parasitology of poultry, he and Brad met regularly between classes for conversation and fellowship and drinks.
Relaxing in the common room next day the Well-Dressed Albatross discovered that Brad made his own beer. Immediately they were fast friends.
Realizing he hadn’t made arrangements for accommodation he found a last minute vacancy in the college residence, where his roommate was a student named Brad.
Having wandered in to an ongoing keg party on the way to his first class, and imbibing even more than usual, the Well-Dressed Albatross accidentlly found himself at a lecture on advanced mathematics, thinking it was his mixology course.
Continuing on to the community college the Well-Dressed Albatross came upon a TV broadcast in which Clive was being interviewed about his recent mathematical breakthrough.
Passing the Palacio de Bellas Artes on his way to the community college, the Well-Dressed Albatross discovered that Pim and Bim were about to perform Messiaen’s ‘Visions de l’Amen’ for two pianos, so he went in and enjoyed the performance from a better than average seat.
Since the death of Uncle Theosophus the finances of the Well-Dressed Albatross had become so strained that he was forced to consider embarking on a career, and to this end he had sent away for the calendar of a community college.