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In the beginning, there was martyrdom.

Lynn's latest press release celebrates the release of the second poorly constructed treasury.



Picking up where Something Old, Something New left off, this second treasury will continue the adventures of the Patterson family and will include more of Lynn's personal commentary on the inspiration behind the strips!

Order your signed copy of In The Beginning, There Was Chaos today!


You will note that the cover has Elly about five seconds away from screaming in despair because this world in which children play with toys instead of sitting until numb has left her in despair.

As for the book itself, it is, as I expected, constructed much like the last. We have the same sloppy arrangement of strips, the same press clippings interspersed at random and the same sort of witless wisdom. My favorite example is the annotation for the strip that has Elly spend so much time correcting Mike's grammar that he forgot what he was going to say; the reason Ursula gave her for insisting on correct English is that if they only had one language, they had to use it well. Not only does that mark her as the sort of dreary old fossil who bellows in rage at French on cereal boxes, the chaotic drivel Lynn passes off as good English means that her mother's seeds of Orange wisdom fell on the barren and defiant rock of Lynn's soul.
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  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021

    The first of two strips that tell us that John will also crow about finally stepping up after Elly is too feeble to do housework. Panel 1: We start…

  • Monday, 26 July 2021

    The one at the home front where Mike proves that he comes by being a revolting ass honestly. Panel 1: We find ourselves back in Milborough watching…

  • Sunday, 25 July 2021

    Come! I will teach you the Elly Patterson! She is this immaturity! She is this wave of nausea! Synopsis: After the family leaves for the day, Elly…

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  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021

    The first of two strips that tell us that John will also crow about finally stepping up after Elly is too feeble to do housework. Panel 1: We start…

  • Monday, 26 July 2021

    The one at the home front where Mike proves that he comes by being a revolting ass honestly. Panel 1: We find ourselves back in Milborough watching…

  • Sunday, 25 July 2021

    Come! I will teach you the Elly Patterson! She is this immaturity! She is this wave of nausea! Synopsis: After the family leaves for the day, Elly…