Nick Welsh is a cartoonist trapped in a writer's body. During his long career at The Santa Barbara Independent, he has yet to learn how to draw. Nor, in fact, has he ever learned to type. Even so, he manages to pound out a relentless stream of news articles every week on a wide range of subjects. In addition, he writes the Angry Poodle column.
Eddie Van Tassel Accused of Binding Puppy's Muzzle and Legs with Rubber Bands
Eddie Van Tassel is accused of binding his puppy's muzzle and legs with rubber bands.
New Study Says Program Could Be Launched Within the Year
A new study says the program could be launched within the year.
They Don’t Defy Gravity, but They Definitely Fight Back
I cackled with disbelief as I zoomed up the steep Flora Vista Drive at a blistering 17 miles an hour.
Riffing on Silencers, Baseball, Congress, and Rage-a-holics with Guns
The Poodle riffs on silencers, baseball, Congress, and rage-a-holics with guns.
Or Are You Just Glad to See Me? Reflecting on Baseball, Congress, and Rage-a-holics with Guns
Or are you just glad to see me? Reflecting on baseball, Congress, and rage-a-holics with guns.
City Balks at Pending Rate Increase as Landfill Expansion Plan Stalls
City balks at a pending rate increase as the landfill expansion plan stalls.
National Monument Is Small but Significant Remnant of Great Grasslands
National Monument qualifies as a small but significant remnant of what was once one of the world’s great grasslands.
Poodle Riffs on Jeff Sessions, Oliver Stone, and Visiting Russians
The Poodle riffs on Jeff Sessions, Oliver Stone, and visiting Russians.
Retail Consultants Say Downtown Corridor Caters Too Much to Tourists
Retail consultants say the downtown corridor caters too much to tourists.
Our Annual Ode to the Great Outdoors
Our annual ode to the great outdoors.