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


Gertrude's Follies

Stump the monkey in Gert #108. And buy Gertrude et Alice.



Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie's new book! Taking Liberties.


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 film Cry Macho with a vulture in a tree looking at a frail Clint Eastwood ambling by and thinking, "Nah, not worth it."Cry Macho –– The Old Waste.
The Eyes of Tammy Fay –– Smeary.
Copshop –– Chilly con corny.
Prisoners of the Ghostland — Drag wraith.
Blue Bayou –– Bogs down.
Collection –– Of lint.
Last Night in Rozzie –– Razzie.
Zero Contact –– With reality.
Bestsellers –– The remainders of the day.
The Starling –– Nest of vapors.
The Nowhere Inn –– St. Vincent: the pall.
Lady of the Manor –– To the manor borin’.
Saint-Narcisse –– Twin peeps.
Wife of a Spy –– Spy see chicken.
Aalto –– Kocker.
Little Girl –– Femme fiction.
My Name Is Pauli Murray –– St. Pauli girl.
I Am Not Alone –– Surface resistance.
Eating Our Way to Extinction –– Ve can diet.
Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster –– Chills dude.
Live at Mister Kelly’s –– For the love of mic.
In Balanchine’s Classroom –– Barre crawl.
More Cinema Reviews


Steve Martin in Only Murders in the Building.Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) –– Martin short.
Gossip (SHO) –– Dirt poor.
Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed (Netflix) –– Landscape mold.
Clickbait (Netflix) –– The weakest link.
Chapelwaite (Epix) –– What the hex?
NYC Epicenters 9/11 -> 2021 1/2’ (HBO) –– Spike cam.
We Love NYC: The Homecoming Concert (CNN) –– Washout.
Heels (Starz) –– Ring’s false.
Brand New Cherry Flavor (Netflix) –– Cherry choke.
More Television Reviews


West Side Story –– Shark's kin shoots.
Jagged Little Pill
–– Bananas Morissette.
A Christmas Carol
–– Death to Scroogie.
The Inheritance
–– Gays into the future.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
–– Stomach Turner.
More Theatre Reviews


Donda / Kanye West –– Mifflin'.
If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power
/ Halsey –– Falsey.
Solar Power / Lorde –– Run of the mill.
Happier Than Ever
/ Billie Eilish –– Loses by an Eilish.
Planet Her
/ Doja Cat –– Doja vu.
More Music Reviews


Billy Summers by Stephen King –– Silly bummers.
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave –– ‘The ending stinks.’
We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz –– Referring to my bookshelf.
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller –– Cape clod.
Black Ice by Brad Thor –– Not too slick.


Here, Right Matters by Alexander Vindman –– Vindmancation?
American Marxism by Mark Levin –– Levin on a shoestring.
The Authoritarian Moment by Ben Shapiro –– Hang a lefty.
Killing the Mob by Bill O’Reilly –– Bill of frights.
How I Saved the World by Jesse Watters –– Muddy Watters.

More Literature Reviews

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Gov. Greg Abbott ina cowboy hat. Kozmic Pictures: Right to Laugh

The Lone Star State's classic comedy duo star in their latest slapchick extravaganza, a kiddie flick that really delivers on family values and has been hailed by the GOP, the Catholic Church, and the U.S. Supreme Court. Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.


Joe Biden as Greek statue.Headbangers: Jabber Rocky

Biden’s Vaccine Push Aligns Him With a Fed-Up, Vaccinated Majority
–– Mad at little pricks.
Lewinsky 'proud' of TV series on Clinton scandal
–– What a surprising reaction from producer. 09/10/21


Gavin Newsom, head in clapper.Inxart: Apple Turnover is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Biden's Vaccine Mandates, Taliban's Grave Emancipator, Apple Under Fire, Can Trudeau Survive?, Delayed 9/11 Justice and CDC's Mixed Messages at inxart 09/15/21.


A high Gertrude Stein taps a peeler..Gert's Follies: Peel Poppers

Indian Love Call performed by a dish towel and an apple peeler for the pleasure of high af Gert, Alice, Pabs Picasso and a chimp? This is why you need Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice. And must read Gertrude's Follies


Trump head with Loser written above.Bad Adss: Tuck's Wipes

Even big-time cable TV news commentators like Tucker Carlson can suffer the embarrassment of annoying, unsightly discharge when they overuse their Fox hole. So move over lubricated catheters, there's a new medical marvel we'd love to sell you in Bad Adss.


Policeman taking selfie with black suspect.
What Not: The Missed of Time

The Bureau of Prevision, a division of the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning, had a pretty rough year. Charged with foretelling events in the Homeland and Abroad, the predictors unexpectedly failed to provide much-needed heads-upses. What Not


Trump as Blame Duck.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