About

John Leonard’s writing has been featured in print in the Tiny Book of Tiny Stories: Volume Three (Harper Collins), on cable for Pivot’s Hitrecord on Television and Off Off Broadway at the Wings Theater in New York. His animated film “The Tip,” won an award at the Salt Lake 48 Hour Film Festival. His work has also been shown locally in Utah Stories Magazine. In 2015 he served as Guest Curator of hitRECord.org’s Comic Collective.

Since early 2017 he has worked with hitRECord.org as a Resident Curator for Image and Text.

One day he hopes to make movies and cartoons for a living. You can check his, okay my, progress here on this very site!

Sometimes he posts on twitter

Follow him on YouTube here!

31 Responses to About

  1. godumusings says:

    John,
    Thanks for taking the time to visit, read and like my blog.
    Sanjay
    godumusings.com

  2. i8there4irun says:

    Thank you for stopping by and liking my blog. It’s appreciated! Love the cartoons!

  3. sjvernon says:

    Thanks for visiting my blog and liking my recent comic strip post. You’ve got some good stuff going on here too!

  4. Gibber says:

    Thanks so much for following the craziness that is my blog. 🙂

  5. Thanks very much for liking my blog posts and deciding to follow my blog. I’m returning the favor!

  6. godumusings says:

    Thanks for taking the time again to read my blog.
    I wish at some point we can work together.
    godumusings.com

  7. skat says:

    Very funny stuff! I’m now a follower.
    Not to diminish your skill in any way, I have dabbled with, but sadly lost interest in a Bamboo Pen here: https://kat5361.wordpress.com/2010/12/31/bamboo-pen-experiment-7/

  8. Krissy Penner says:

    Caught a glimpse of your twitter feed and already laughing. Awesome!

  9. Hey, thanks a lot for liking my last blog post.

  10. samaborder says:

    Hi, Thanks for popping in
    Sam

  11. sheldonk2014 says:

    Thank you for your like I am now following you
    See you soon Sheldon

  12. onlybadchi says:

    Love your blog so I just nominated you for The Versatile Blogger Award! https://onlybadchi.wordpress.com/2015/05/01/the-versatile-blogger-award/
    Totally up to you whether you participate 🙂

  13. mcgettigan says:

    Oh wow! Thank you so much! I’m honored and I will definitely participate! Exclamation points!

  14. ᴀ ɴᴇᴡ ʏᴏʀᴋ ᴍɪɴᴜᴛᴇ says:

    I just started following your blog. Mainly because I couldn’t think of any good reason why I shouldn’t. And also because I saw the words New York somewhere up there. I won’t hold it against you that you actually live in Salt Lake City. Someone has to, and it might as well be you.

  15. mcgettigan says:

    I used to live in New York. I lived on Long Island for a while and then eventually moved into the city. I bought a road bike at a terrible and odd shop near Hicksville and the man who sold it to me said, “That’s a nice bike.” And then I road it around the park and someone road up next to me and said, “That’s a nice bike,” though his tone was more threatening. Anywhere I’d ride it someone would make that same comment to me. “That’s a nice bike.” I’ve ridden a lot since I’ve moved here and I haven’t gotten that line once. Which I think is a pretty good way to describe the differences between the two places.

    And that is the end of my random story.

  16. ᴀ ɴᴇᴡ ʏᴏʀᴋ ᴍɪɴᴜᴛᴇ says:

    I agree, many New Yorker’s subscribe to a rather particular brand of madness one rarely encounters elsewhere. As Craig Anton once quipped, “I saw a license plate yesterday that said ‘I Miss New York,’ so I smashed their window and stole their radio.”

  17. Hi mcgettigan. Many thanks for calling by and liking my poem Denial! Best Wishes. The Foureyed Poet.

  18. bonofido says:

    Hey there, I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. Do or do not, it’s a token of appreciation 🙂 You can check out the nomination post here: https://bonofido.wordpress.com/award/

  19. mcgettigan says:

    Thank you very much! I’m honored. Love your drawings and it means a lot that you thought of me for this! 🙂

  20. bonofido says:

    My pleasure 🙂 Thanks for the compliment, the feeling is mutual.

  21. author says:

    Hello there! and thanks for the like – bit flummoxed at its rapidity 😉 but gratified nevertheless!

  22. mcgettigan says:

    I just happened to be hanging around the reader at that right moment! Glad I was. 🙂

  23. kauaiartist says:

    Can this guy like my blog? Who? McGettigan? You bet he can! And, I am grateful.

    Brent Kincaid, WordMusic

  24. Eleanor says:

    Hi, I saw that you were interested in the Book Exchange I posted. How would you like me to send you the details? Email? 🙂

  25. J. K. says:

    For one, thank you sincerely for your attention on my post! However, when I saw your name, I had to check out a comics blog. I was not disappointed. I wish you luck in your goals of making a living off your creations: they elicited quite the chuckle out of me.

  26. mcgettigan says:

    Thank you very much J.K.! I appreciate it.

  27. sagarika says:

    Nice to know your blog, the cartoons are amazing with the one liners. Hope you make amazing creative movies and cartoons. 🙂 -Sagarika

  28. mcgettigan says:

    Thank you Sagarika! Next movie is about penguins arguing. Stay tuned.

  29. randyjw says:

    I love your homemade style. You have so much talent. The film must’ve been cool. I like your blog. Good luck with everything!

  30. mcgettigan says:

    Thank you so much Randy!

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