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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #96
Café au lazybones. Buy Gertrude et Alice at Amazon.


FEGGORAMA

Visit the wild kingdom of Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama #43.


IGOR TRIPS

Cinch up your helmet to protect the old gray matter for another freaky foray in Igor Trips.




FAVORITE SITES

Martin Kozlowski
Ant Farmers Almanac
Celebrity Death Haiku
PK in the Terrarium
Illustrated Courtroom



CINEMA

Glass –– Half empty.
The Heiress –– Inherit the windy.
Dragon Ball Super: Broly –– Broly-proly.
Adult Life Skills –– Growners.
Don’t Come Back from the Moon –– The cratered affair.
The Last Man –– Survival of the skittish.
The Standoff at Sparrow Creek –– Creeky.
Unbridled –– Equine and crackers.
The Brawler –– Swing for defenses.
Split Lip –– Best of a bad punch.
What Is Democracy –– Foul poll.
Who Will Write Our History –– Annal fissure.
I Hate Kids –– And this movie.
An Acceptable Loss –– Pol dark.
Egg –– Ovabearing.
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TELEVISION

The Masked Singer (Fox) –– Gassed Masked.
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo (Netflix) –– Neat freak.
Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club (MTV) –– Coca cabana.
America’s Got Talent: The Champions (NBC) –– Disability assurance.
76th Annual Golden Globes (NBC) –– Global worming.
Racing Wives (CMT) –– Can’t keep track.
The Titan Games (NBC) –– Giant waste of time.
Black Mirrror: Bandersnatch (Netflix) –– Reflected gory.
2036 Origin Unknown (Netflix) –– Born under a bad sigh.
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THEATRE

Choir Boy –– Tenor lax.
To Kill a Mockingbird
–– Bull FInch.
Ruben & Clay’s Christmas Show –– Idol threats.
The Cher Show –– Play, musical, Chers.
American Son
–– Missing inaction.
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MUSIC

Evil Genius / Gucci Main –– Gucci Gucci goo.
Championships
/ Meek Mill –– Run of the Mill.
Other People’s Stuff
/ John Mellencamp –– Stuff it.
Street Gossip
/ Lil Baby –– 40 acres and a mewl.
Wanderer
/ Cat Power –– Meow mix.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Fire and Blood by George RR Martin –– RR, stop!
Long Road to Mercy
by David Baldacci –– Forgive us our ditz.
The Reckoning
by John Grisham –– Dead Reckoning.
Every Breath
by Nicholas Sparks –– Exhale and farewell.
Winter in Paradise by Elin Hildebrand –– Beach blanket bunco.

Nonfiction

The Truths We Hold by Kamala Harris –– Harris twee.
Blowing the Bloody Doors Off
by Michael Caine –– Praising Caine.
Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story
by Roger Daltrey –– Who cares.
Becoming
by Michelle Obama –– Unbecoming.
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
by Eric Idle –– Idle chatter.
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What Not: UTTERLY PREDICTABLE

The little-known Bureau of Prevision, a division of the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning is tasked with foretelling events in the United States. The 'crystal ballers' at Previz end up foreseeing a wide range of events in all aspects of American Life. What Not

 


Headbangers: POWER DOWN

What Trump Could Learn From His Shutdown
–– In latest slang for 'won't.'
Trump calls border wall a 'medieval solution' that works
–– Serf City, USA.
Headbangers 01/11/18

 


Inxart: PUTIN HIGH GEAR

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Putin Steering Trump, AG T-Barr, Steve King of Fools, Greedy Student Loans, Erdogan Menaces Syria's Kurds, and May's Brexit Deal Fails at inxart 01/16/19.

 


Now What Books: SHUTDOWN F**K-UP

Remember when America had the best Congress money could buy? Neither do we. And now, we have a record shutdown, the third in two years of one-party-rule. Buy the funny book of verse that implores our clueless Congress to Go the F**k Back to Work!



Gertrude's Follies: GAG ORDER

Gert and Alice keep it simple as they sit quiety at la Rotonde awaiting a joke, any joke. If you're in the mood for a smorgasbord of laughs, please order Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classics in the full-color, all-funny Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies



What Now: HORACIO CARDO

Whenever I mentioned the name Cardo to other editorial illustrators the reaction was always a variation on "Wow!" He was an artist's artist, in the sense that you really had to ply the trade to fully appreciate his unique mastery. An appreciation. What Now

 


Bad Adss: MASK OF THE RED DEATH

Get your game face on as you dress to kill for this year's Midterm Election Madness on November 6. Choose your guise carefully or the headlines will be quoting Edgar Allan Poe: "And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all." Bad Adss

 


KRISTY THE CLOWN II

His run as New Jersey's favorite fool ended with the defeat of his Lieut. Gov. Kim Guadagno in the recent election, but let's salute the Garden State's Mr. Warmth with the second installment of the most perverse kiddie show since Peewee's Playhouse: Kristy the Clown

 


Deadlines: YELLOW FEVER

Fear is the most powerful propellent this side of liquid nitrogen and marketeers employ it more often than sex to coax the persuadable. Fear was Donald Trump's sole message on the campaign trail and his success reveals just how yellow Red States really are. More Deadlines

 


Kozmic Pictures: RED BOX MOVIES

This long hot summer of presidential campaigning has produced more plot twists and stomach turns than the most paranoid Hollywood thriller. Hang onto your Red Hots as we preview a shocking Commie Attraction in Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.