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The Tory Party http://www.toryhoke.com Comics, essays, art, and heckling Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:16:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 75387560 Now What? http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/11/13/now-what/ Sun, 13 Nov 2016 14:00:56 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=9059 Don’t get mad. Get busy. (Well, get mad if it helps.) 1) Showing Up for Racial Justice – Facebook . Twitter . Act Now In this moment, white people of conscience need a different strategy for organizing other white people in this country. That strategy must engage millions of white people in a direct and… Continue reading Now What?

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Jabba the Trump http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/10/16/jabba-the-trump/ Sun, 16 Oct 2016 13:00:21 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=9046 For Inktober: Jabba the Trump. It’s probably been done before, but I had to get it out of my system.

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Jacob Tiberius Dog Hoke-Woodward – an Obituary http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/07/17/jacob-tiberius-dog-hoke-woodward-an-obituary/ Sun, 17 Jul 2016 13:00:53 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=9021 After a long battle with arthritis and kidney disease, Jacob “Jake” Tiberius Dog Hoke-Woodward passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in his home in Los Angeles, California. He was 13. Jake was born in Chatham County, NC, in November 2002. Along with three siblings, he was rescued by Chatham County Animal Rescue and… Continue reading Jacob Tiberius Dog Hoke-Woodward – an Obituary

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Dear Self, One Year After IVF http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/04/29/dear-self-one-year-after-ivf/ Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:00:32 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8683 I wrote this April 29, 2015, while waiting to learn the results of my first IVF cycle. It is presented without further edit. It has swears. Hello Self, It’s me—you from a year ago! We’re about to try IVF. Boy, we could not get pregnant naturally! We could not at all. Well, we did once—after… Continue reading Dear Self, One Year After IVF

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Dear Infertile People http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/04/28/dear-infertile-people/ Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:00:46 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8940 Dear infertile people, you are rad as hell. I’m not here to tell you it’s going to be OK. I have no idea where your journey goes. That’s kind of the reason your journey is so difficult. I’m not here to tell you how to get pregnant. Although if you haven’t been to /r/shittyfertilityadvice you… Continue reading Dear Infertile People

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Dear Fertile People http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/04/27/dear-fertile-people/ http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/04/27/dear-fertile-people/#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:00:43 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8923 It’s National Infertility Awareness Week! Count me in. Been trying to have a kid for over three years, gotten treatment for two. Two HSGs, 4 IUIs, 3 failed IVFs, one hysteroscopy. Got pregnant once. Didn’t last. That was two years ago. Not ready to quit, but close. I’m infertile. Infertility means not being able to… Continue reading Dear Fertile People

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Printable Poster for Zika Travel Awareness http://www.toryhoke.com/2016/01/28/printable-poster-for-zika-travel-awareness/ Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:00:11 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8873 A doctor in the family reached out to ask if I could put together some kind of printable poster for Zika travel awareness—something printable for her office to spread the word about the mosquito-borne Zika virus and the threat it poses to babies of infected mothers. Apparently the CDC has distributed a printable poster for… Continue reading Printable Poster for Zika Travel Awareness

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Background Check Your Doctor: Try This Health Care Provider Review Aggregator http://www.toryhoke.com/2015/11/23/background-check-your-doctor/ Mon, 23 Nov 2015 14:10:40 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8811 I wrote a suite of scripts to help you background check your doctor. The Primary Care Provider Investigator imports a list of health care providers and then scrapes multiple review sites (e.g. Yelp, UCompareHealthCare) to aggregate their reviews: PCPInvestigator. This project was born of frustration with my health insurer’s “search for a doctor” function, which… Continue reading Background Check Your Doctor: Try This Health Care Provider Review Aggregator

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Dead Week (Remastered) http://www.toryhoke.com/2015/10/13/dead-week-remastered/ Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:00:19 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8780 Back and now mobile-friendly for your Halloween enjoyment! Evil is at the door. DEAD WEEK (Remastered): the week before final exams, college roommates face a horror they may not survive. “Dead Week” is an interactive horror webtoon with audio, playable in English or Korean. Headphones and a modern browser on a desktop computer are recommended… Continue reading Dead Week (Remastered)

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Submit to sub-Q Magazine http://www.toryhoke.com/2015/08/31/submit-to-sub-q-magazine/ Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.toryhoke.com/?p=8718 Hey! So I founded sub-Q, a magazine for interactive fiction. It pays pro rates. It needs submissions. It needs them REAL BAD. Have you dabbled in Twine? Played with Inform? Messed around with hypertext fiction or CYOA? Then sub-Q needs you. What is sub-Q? This 90-second video demonstrates how we work: Our Mission We seek… Continue reading Submit to sub-Q Magazine

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