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October 11, 2012
Book Signing: "The Oatmeal" Creator Matthew Inman
Matthew Inman, creator of The Oatmeal, will discuss and sign copies of his new book, "How to Tell if Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You." Hodson Hall 110, Thursday, Oct. 18, 7 p.m. Free.

Sponsored by Barnes and Noble Johns Hopkins.

About the book:

Jesus Rollerblading Christ—another helping of The Oatmeal! Mrow, MOAR kitty comics. Mr. Oats delivers a sidesplitting serving of cat comics in his new book, How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You.

If your cat is kneading you, that's not a sign of affection. Your cat is actually checking your internal organs for weakness. If your cat brings you a dead animal, this isn't a gift. It's a warning. How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plotting to Kill You is a hilarious, brilliant offering of cat comics, facts, and instructional guides from the creative wonderland at

About the author:

Brilliantly whimsical yet oddly informative, is an entertainment Web site full of comics, quizzes, and stories. The site gets more than 5 million unique page views a month; 250,000 blogs and Web sites have linked to it. is written, drawn, and coded by Matthew Inman, a king of all trades when it comes to the Web. Matthew lives in Seattle. He subsists on a steady diet of crickets and whiskey. He enjoys long walks on the beach, gravity, and breathing heavily through his mouth. His dislikes include scurvy, typhoons, and tapeworm medication.



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