Numlock Sunday: October 7, 2018
By Walt Hickey
Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I’m trying something a little different: I spoke to Zach Weinersmith, a cartoonist and author who’s written a number of things right up Numlock subscribers’ alley.
Best known for the webcomic Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Zach has branched out into a bunch of other directions. With his wife Kelly he co-wrote Soonish, a popular science book all about futuristic technologies that are actually on the cusp of happening soon-ish, and just a few months ago he launched Laws and Sausages, where he and his political scientist brother go deep on civics. He’s got a new collection, Love: Ruining Everything Since 1.2 Billion BC that just launched for preorder.
He’s smart, funny, and daily, so I felt like you may enjoy hearing from him. This interview has been condensed and edited.
You’ve written a long-running webcomic since the early 2000s, but recently you have branched out into all sorts of projects you do with family and fri…