Children's book author known for his work writing and illustrating the Awesome Book series, which was grown largely through self-publishing.
He self-published and distributed zines before writing An Awesome Book!
He found Awesome World Foundation as a way to encourage children to read.
In 2003, he had a son named Audio Science Clayton with Shannyn Sossamon.
Joaquin Phoenix featured the book in his mockumentary I'm Still Here, reading aloud from it during a scene in the movie.