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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies

Touch down with Gert #110. And buy Gertrude et Alice.


FEGGORAMA

Feggorama

Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie's new book! TrumpTruth


IGOR TRIPS

Igor Trips

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


SPANKY

Kristy the Clown

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


KRISTY

Kristy the Clown

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


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FAVORITE SITES

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
CINEMA

Spoof of the film 80 for Brady with stars Rita Moreno and Lily Tomlin in their New England Patriots gear pulling tight the laces on a football which forms the back of the head of Jane Fonda  who is sweeping back her blonde hair to either side. Sally Field looks on uncomfortably from the background.80 for Brady –– Pity Pat.
Knock at the Cabin –– Knock on wooden.
Baby Ruby –– Ruby slip-ups.
Ocean Boy –– See urchin.
A Lot of Nothing –– To the nth degree.
Who Invited Charlie –– Charlie bobbles.
The Locksmith –– Off key.
Little Dixie –– Dixie chucks.
She Is Love –– I am hate.
The Amazing Maurice –– Catty slack.
The Blind Man Who Didn’t Want to See Titanic –– How about dumb one who did?
Let It Be Morning –– Wake up and smell the cliché.
Godland –– Hollowed ground.
Full Time –– Working bomb.
Woman of the Photographs –– Snapshat.
BTS: Yet to Come in Theaters –– These jerkoffs?
Ping Pong: The Triumph
–– Table tenets.
Shtetlers –– Nu comers.
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TELEVISION

Caricature of the animated character Velma voiced by Mindy Kaling in the HBO Max series which is an adult-oriented spin-off of Scooby-Doo.Velma (HBO Max) –– Scooby doo doo.
Accused (Fox) –– Guilty pain.
Stephen Curry: Underrated (Apple TV+) –– And overexposed.
Break Point (Netflix) –– Double fault.
Night Court (ABC) –– Court cutter.
Mayfair Witches (AMC) –– Lemon Rice.
Copenhagen Cowboy (Netflix) –– The Dane curse.
The Lying Life of Adults (Netflix) –– Fibber nocce sequence.
Will Trent (ABC) –– Buck the Trent.
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THEATRE

Some Like It Hot –– Drags on.
ABeautiful Noise
–– Gut Diamond.
Ain't No Mo
–– Ain't drips.
KPOP
–– Ker-PlOP.
& Juliet –– Shakespeare wallow.
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MUSIC

Her Loss / Drake & 21 Savage –– And yours.
Gloria
/ Sam Smith –– Effs the fan.
Get Rollin'
/ Nickelback –– On floor, laughing.
Midnights
/ Taylor Swift –– Late unpleasantness.
The Loneliest Time
/ Carly Rae Jepson –– oyCarly.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Fairy Tale by Stephen King –– King of harsh.
The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham –– Biloxi bruise.
Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult –– Beecalmed.
Babel by R.F. Kuang –– Babel yarn.
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell –– Bride eyed.

Nonfiction

Never Give an Inch by Mike Pompeo –– The last days of Pompeo.
Love, Pamela
by Pamela Anderson –– Pamalot.
Spare
by Prince Harry –– Spare me.
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle
by Jon Meacham –– Lincoln blinkin’ and nod.
The Song of the Cell
by Siddhartha Mukherjee –– Cell at a loss.

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Rep. Ilhan Omar in an ejector seat.HB: Omar the Tense Maker

House Republicans vote to remove Rep. Ilhan Omar from the Foreign Affairs Committee
–– For being too, er, 'foreign.'
Empire State Building Should Stop Doing This
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Harvey Fierstein as the Sugar Plum Fairy.What Not: En Pointe of Purchase

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Candidate Herschel Walker in a cowboy hat from the spoof poster Blazing Ballots.. Kozmic Pictures: Blazing Ballots

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Former AG Bill Barr as weeping Barrby.Deadlines: Under the Weathers

You'll be breathless from laughter and feel like you need a ventilator or, at least, a prescription for Paxlovid when you read this hilarious excerpt from the script for Season 3, Episode 22: Stay the Coarse of the network sickcom Under the Weathers in Deadlines.

 


RFK Jr. ranting like Larry David.Bad Adss: Dumbo Shrimp

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ImagiNATIONS: Art as Solidarity

The premiere collection of the work of artist Andrea Arroyo whose ImagiNATIONS: Art as Solidarity is an ongoing series of images created in response to issues that touch us everyday rendered with both righteous indignation and visual grace. Buy ImagiNATIONS

 


Alice B. Toklas on the phone.Gert's Follies: Bryant Grumble

Gertrude has shot the Moon on Alice's hash brownies and must attempt earth orbit reentry. See why Tom Hachtman's otherworldly Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice needs to land on your shelf. And enjoy the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies

 


E. Basil St. Blaise and Josef from the Critic's corner PodcastPodcast: Critic's Corner Ep. 13

In Unlucky Episode 13, E. Basil St. Blaise and Josef are stranded in Amnisia's backyard as they …sling the hash à la Animal House …find fault with Uncle Walt …spot 101 Dalmatians …melt down Frozen II …sharpen up Knives Out …suspend A Beautiful DayCritic's Corner Podcast

 


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The cartoonist and illustrator Igor Kopelnitsky first published a drawing with the syndicated illustration service Inx in 1990 and for the next 23 years contributed an extraordinary run of deft and brilliant images. I first met him when … What Now