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Part fry cook, part Stan Lee
Next time you walk into Red "t'm an insomniat, so it's not a tion to a "Robot and Dinosaurs"
Hot Lovers on East University big deal," she said. series that she started about a
Avenue at 3 am., watch out for Although she's usually found month ago.
the spunky cook with the two behind the counter, you might be Her craft is mostly self-taught,
Star Trek tattoos preparing your able to catch Austin during slow hot she has also taken a few class-
meal. hours sitting in her favorite hooch es.
Ann Arbor resident Lynzie in the back left corner of the res- "I can do comics all day," she
Austin might just feature you in taurant expanding her hook of said.
her next cartoon. cartoons. Austin said thoughts of draw-
Customers have inspired a few Austin started drawing car- ing as a full-time career have
of Austin's creations, especially toons at around age fifteen. She crossed her mind. Five years
those that frequent the restau-. didn't take any art classes grow- from now, she doesn't see herself
rant during the "drunk rush." ing up, so drawing comics became as a cook at Red Hot Lovers.
"Drunk guys give me the best a "creative outlet." She started "I want to go to school to be
stories," she said as she pointed her first series in 2002, known a tattoo artist," she said. "And
to her drawing of a tipsy robot as the "Hungry Bunny" after her hopefully I'll still be doing rum-
with a slouched electronic hat. friend told her to draw a bunny ics."
"I always have enough to fill up a eating a waffle. Austin believes her comics ,
comic strip or two." "I never looked back after convey a message to all of her .
Austin, who has worked as a that," she said. viewers.
cook at Red Hot Lovers for about The "Hungry Bunny" series "It doesn't have to be well- Forta
a year, works from 6 p.m. to S a.m. has been published in "Whatever" drawn to be funny," she said. Chara
six days a week. The night shift and "Raw" by Tom Q. Currently, "Rverything has to be taken with Mich
might seem exhausting to most Austin is working on a series of a grain of salt."
people, but not to Austin. comics to put in a book, in addi- LARA ZADE

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Keys stolen
from jacket
WHERE: Medical Science
Unit, II, 1137 Catherine Street
WHEN: Tuesday at about 4:45
WHAT: A set of keys were
stolen from a jacket left inside
a classroom, University Police
reported. Police have no sus-
Box cutters,

Twelve hats ! Lecture on
damaged by leak Japanese food
WHRE: North Hall culture

WHEN: Tuesday at about 1:30
WHAT: A water leak from a
pipe in the basement of North
Hall caused damage to 12 hats,
University Police reported.
The hats were valued at $D5
each. Police don't know the
cause of the leak occurred.

WHAT: A lecture about
Japanese food culture titled
"The Last Tuna? Japanese
Food Culture and Global
WHO: Center for Japanese
WHEN: Today at noon
WHERE: School of Social
Work Bun,;tiin -,oom 1636

WHAT: A forum with tech-
nology experts, industry
leaders and researchers
WHO: Business Engagement
WHEN: Today from 3 to 7
WHERE: Power Center for
the Performing Arts

1The city of Scranton is pay-
ing a woman $19,000 to
settle a lawsuit that began
with her arrest on disorderly
conduct charges for swearing
at her overflowing toilet, The
Associated Press reported.
2 The Erebus haunted
house in Pontiac, which
includes about 9,800
square feet of dragons, mon-
sters, mutant apes and people
in gruesome makeup, has
held the title of World's Larg-
est Walk-Through Haunted
house in the Guinness Book
of World Records since 2005.
3Tins Fey glues her ears
down in order to better
resemble Republican vice
presidential candidate Sarah
Polio, The Associated Press

ink cartridges Bicycle stolen Wsoon lecture
swiped fo usd WHAT: Photo
Haven Hall the 'job talk Evelyn Awo
WHERE: Student Health Ser-_ Vivian R. Shays

ojournalist Jane
)d delivers the
w and Penny

vices, 207 Fletcher Street
WHEN: Tuesday at about 12:45
WHAT: A metal tray contain-
inghbox cutters and ink car-
tridges was stolen, University
Police reported. The stolen
itms were valued at $7. Police
have no suspects.

WHERE: Haven Hall
WHEN: Tuesday at about 10
WHAT: A Trek bike was sto-
len from outside Haven Hall,
University Police reported.
The bike wps valued at $1,400.
Police have no suspects.

WHAT: A faculty panel
will share their insight and
answer questions about job
talks during academic inter-
WHO: The Career Center
WHEN: Today at noon
WHERE: Student Activities
Building, Room 3200

Stamps Lecture
WHO: Insticute for Research
on Women and Gender
WHEN: Today at 5 p.m.
WHERE: Michigan Theater
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