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Gertrude's Follies

Drop and roll in Gert #109. And buy Gertrude et Alice.



Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie's new book! Used/Reused.


Igor Trips

Cinch up your helmet and fall in for another freaky foray in Igor Trips.


Kristy the Clown

Hijinks with the White House's Lil' Rascals Spanky and His Gang.


Kristy the Clown

Get your Jersey on with the beloved insult pol Kristy the Clown.

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Martin Kozlowski
The Baby Bloomer
Winard Editorial
Ant Farmers Almanac
Celebrity Death Haiku
PK in the Terrarium
Illustrated Courtroom

Critic's Corner by E. Basil St. Blaise

Betty White as an angel with a wind-up chattering teeth toy as a halo over her head.Betty White: A Celebration –– S’no White.
The Tiger Rising –– Puss in cahoots.
Redeeming Love –– For no points.
The King’s Daughter –– Princess disgrace.
Simple Passion –– Passion faux pas.
Warhunt –– Doesn’t Warhunt your attention.
The Laureate –– Graves mistake.
A Shot Through the Wall –– Wall banging.
The Olive Tree of Justice –– Olive drab.
Introduction –– Bye weakly.
Stop-Zemlia –– Stop!
Salt in My Soul –– Saline solution.
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Quinta Brunton in Abbott Elementary.Abbott Elementary (ABC) –– ABCheese.
The Wheel of Time (Amazon) –– Clock blockers.
American Auto (NBC) –– Toilet stall.
Saturday Morning All Star Hits (Netflix) –– I’m over the Mooney.
The Forever Prisoner (HBO) –– Zilch and release.
Anne Boleyn (AMC+) –– Behead, Bath & Beyond.
Welcome to Earth (Disney+) –– Terran dippity.
Voir (Netflix) –– And peace?
Harlem (Amazon) –– Uptown flunk.
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Flying Over Sunset –– Fuddy acid.
–– The weakest Lenk.
Mrs. Doubtfire
–– Screwball’s drag race.
Diana: The Musical
–– Petty petty Princess.
The Visitor
–– Sight sere.
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Keys / Alicia Keys –– Busted Keys.
/ Neil Young and Crazy Horse –– Moo music.
The Algorithm
/ Snoop Dogg –– Old Dogg, Snoop tricks.
Thank You
/ Diana Ross –– But no thanks.
/ Adele –– 30 rock?
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State of Terror by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Louise Penny –– Hill hath no fury.
Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman –– Totes adorbs.
The Judge’s List by John Grisham –– Not docket science.
The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom –– Either/oar.
The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles –– Wet Towles.


Putting the Rabbit in the Hat by Brian Cox –– Courtly Cox.
Campaign of the Century: Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960
by Irwin F. Gelman –– Sock my Dick.
Renegades Born in the USA
by Barack Obama & Bruce Springsteen –– Mic and icon.
The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story by Nikole Hannah-Jones –– Bondage pawn.
The Beatles: Get Back by The Beatles –– Let it be.

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Kevin McCarthy Refuses Interview Request From Jan. 6 Committee
–– Unless Hannity conducts it.
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Former AG Bill Barr as weeping Barrby.Deadlines: Barrby's Diary

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