Senses working overtime…


… is one of my favorite songs from the 80s. XTC really had something, and loved the odd juxtapositions of lyrics and verse. Sense Working Overtime really captured my eclectic mood today. Plus, I got down, dirty and sketched with abandon (

Categories: 1980s Music, Art, artist, Badass Artist, Barry Comer Artist, Cafe Classico, Coffee, coffee cup, Coffee Shop, Dr. Ph. Martin's Radiant Concentrated Watercolor, XTCTags: , , , , , , , ,

Barry Comer

I volunteer as a design and communications consultant with Family Scholar House in Louisville, Kentucky, the Democratic Socialists of America and teach children with emotional and developmental disabilities.

I have degrees in art and was an art director for 30 years.


  1. Nice drawing, Barry. I once saw them live, while the concert was recorded for a Dutch TV-programm. They had to stop at 20:00; but they kept on playing. Then the PA-system was shut down; but they went on, on their personal amps; inviting everyone who was still there, to dance with them on stage. Big fun.


  2. For years and years I thought the words were ‘Censor’s working overtime ..’ and had an image of a man scribbling out ‘lime’ from stacks of letters. Why i thought this was likely I don’t know. Automatically seeing the blog title I was expecting a hand and pen – old associations die hard! Classic song and now will be singing it for the rest of the day! Great picture – I see coffee, nut and hips


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