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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 Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery retitled Glass Onions with characters Miles Bron (Edward Norton) & Andi Brand (Janelle Monáe) pointing to detective Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig) holding a string of Ben Wa balls as he thinks "Benoit Balls?" while looking at them.Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery –– Onion dip.
White Noise –– Static-seekers.
Bones and All –– Chew-chew brain.
The Son –– Depression error.
Devotion –– To clichés.
Nanny –– Gloat.
Most Guys Are Losers –– Like one who made this?
Strange World –– Planet witless.
Leonor Will Never Die –– Survival coarse.
The King of Laughter –– Yukker flat.
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed –– Goldin slumbers.
Users –– Screens shot.
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TELEVISION

Caricature of Sylvester Stallone starring as Dwight 'The General' Manfredi in Tulsa King.Tulsa King (Paramount+) –– Sly dog.
The Calling (Peacock) –– Hung up.
The English (Amazon) –– Westward D'oh!
Say Hey, Willie Mays! (HBO) –– The catcher on the fly.
Dangerous Liaisons (Starz) –– Bonking crisis.
Spector (SHO) –– Phil the bile.
The Big Brunch (HBO Max) –– Waffle irony.
Enola Holmes 2 (Netflix) –– Rest Holmes.
Lopez vs. Lopez (NBC) –– George of the junkhole.
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THEATRE

KPOP –– Ker-PlOP.
& Juliet –– Shakespeare wallow.
Kimberly Akimbo
–– Spread thin.
Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man and the Pool
–– Whiny the Pool.
Almost Famous
–– Groupie-grope.
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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

Dreamland by Nicholas Sparks –– Snooze festers.
Demon Copperhead
by Barbara Kingsolver –– Snake shack.
Our Missing Hearts
by Celeste Ng –– Sump pump.
All Good People Here
by Ashley Flowers –– Ends swell.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
by Gillian McCallister –– Wrong book.

Nonfiction

The Philosophy of Modern Song by Bob Dylan –– Composed heap.
The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times
by Michelle Obama –– Illumine knotty.
Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto
by Tricia Hersey –– Lazy writing.
Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity
by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard –– Legends of the fool.
Confidence Man
by Maggie Haberman –– Who inspires none.

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Rep.Ilhan Omar in a police lineup.Headbangers: Revenge of the Nard

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–– Qualified as block head.
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–– Or Homo Sapien? 11/25/22

 


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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

 


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