Guy Wagner

Guy Wagner grew up in Hawaii and currently resides in frigid Minneapolis. He works as an illustrator, animator, documentarian, and graphic designer under the moniker Splash Tantrum.

Stories By Guy Wagner

The Forgotten Supervillain of Antebellum Tennessee

In a brutal business defined by cruelty, Isaac Franklin was perhaps the worst slave trader in all of cotton country. Yet today his heinous crimes are long forgotten.

The Swinging and Singing Lumberjack of the Old Northeast

Chopping down nineteenth-century musical traditions with lyrical might, Larry Gorman’s satirical protest songs won him fervent fans—and spiteful enemies.