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Thrill to the history of our POTUSes & their sidekicks: U.S.A. 02.


Gertrude's Follies

Touch down with Gert #110. 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.

Bad Adss


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

 Spoof of the movie Elvis with director Baz Luhrmann dressed as Vegas Elvis holding his hands up 'framing' his dancing star Austin Butler between his fingers.Elvis –– Disgraceland.
The Black Phone –– Call off.
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On –– Twee hugger.
Flux Gourmet –– Acid re: Flux.
Murder at Yellowstone City –– Pest western.
Press Play –– Depress play.
Triple Threat –– To eyes, ears, nose.
Apples –– Ugh-forgettable.
Olga –– Parallel bahs.
Beba –– Homely movie.
The Human Trial –– Flab test.
We –– Wee.
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Caricature of Ewan McGregor in Obi-Wan Kenobi.Obi-Wan Kenobi –– Jedi mind tic.
Pistol (FX) –– Rotten, Vicious.
Shoresy (Hulu) –– Slapshod.
Angelyne (Peacock) –– Boob job.
Night Sky (Amazon) –– Sorry, sorry Night.
Now & Then (Apple TV+) –– Which is still too often.
George Carlin’s American Dream (HBO) –– Routine inspection.
The Kids in the Hall (Amazon) –– Growners.
The Kids in the Hall: Comedy Punks (Amazon) –– Laugh track.
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Mr. Saturday Night –– Saturday Night unspecial.
–– Old noose.
for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf –– aPOCalypse now.
The Skin of Our Teeth –– Bland Wilder.
The Minutes –– Ticked off.
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Honestly, Nevermind / Drake –– We won't.
Twelve Carat Toothache
/ Post Malone –– Pull out.
/ Alicia Keys –– Busted Keys.
/ Neil Young and Crazy Horse –– Moo music.
The Algorithm
/ Snoop Dogg –– Old Dogg, Snoop tricks.
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Sparring Partners by John Grisham –– Punching brags.
Meant to Be by Emily Griffin –– Blue in the Fates.
The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner –– Cape Codpiece.
This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub –– Daily beast.
Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton & James Patterson –– But wear a sports bra.


Happy-Go-Lucky by David Sedaris –– Carefreak.
The Office BFFs by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey –– Re: tired.
River of the Gods by Candice Millard –– Nile in the coffin.
Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington by James Kirchick –– AC/DC?
Created Equal: The Painful Past, Confusing Present, and Hopeful Future of Race in America by Ben Carson –– A confusing present.

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The Golem's VoiceNow What BooksGertrude et Alice

Political Animals

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Karen in Wonderland. Enjoy a satirical guide to the unnatural political order in Political Animals: Now What Anthology No. 2.


Sen. Joe Manchin as The Elephant Man. Kozmic Pictures: Ratsputin

Piczar is the Russian animation studio which has brought us some of the most sparkling family entertainment of the last 22 years. Now they have a delightful new cartoon character who is sure to steal both your heart and your territory. Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.


Spoof of the poster for Clint Eastwood's Magnum Force with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell holding a .357 Magnum under the title Magnum Farce.Headbangers: Fetal-De-Dee

Supreme Court reversal leaves states free to outlaw abortion
–– So they are pro-choice.
Germany abolishes Nazi-era abortion law
–– Alito: ‘But that was my inspiration!’ 06/24/22


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


Caricature of Elon Musk.Inxart: Lie Like a Drug is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
SCOTUS v. Abortion, GOP Aboard Big Lie, Fending off Rat Putin, COVID Without End, Interest Rates Hurt Housing & Chemical Weapons at inxart 06/22/22.


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


RFK Jr. ranting like Larry David.Bad Adss: Curb Your Immunity

That wacky public health curmudgeon is back for another season of driving his wife Cheryl bonkers with crazy conspiracy theories, hilarious science denial and Holocaust bloopers. You won't be able to breathe as you crack up over his sickest howlers in the latest Bad Adss.


Rochelle Walensky being stalked by COVID.What Not: Flush Forward

2021 was a highly unpredictable year, just ask the soothsayers at the Bureau of Prevision, the forward-looking division of the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning. Then read their top ten predictions from the 2022 Seer's Catalogue in What Not


Former AG Bill Barr as weeping Barrby.Deadlines: Barrby's Diary

The editors of Trump Beat, the tweener fan mag, have anonymously received the Secret Diary of Barrby, Donald Trump's most ardent admirer, and have decided to publish the following dishy excerpts. It begins: 'I just saw the most incredible Man on TV!' More Deadlines


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


Stack of books on night tableNW Publishing: Travel Is Oxygen

We can help you turn your travel story or your favorite artwork into a published book from inital concept to finshed product on sale at Let us guide you through all the steps in-between from editing to layout and printing. Now What Publishing


Family Violence vignette by Igor KopelnitskyWhat Now: Igor Kopelnitsky

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