U.S.A

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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #95
Ees da Gay Parade! 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

First Man –– One small schlep.
Bad Times at the El Royale –– Royale: flush.
The Happy Prince –– Wilde: abandon.
Beautiful Boy –– A hot meth.
Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween –– Flesh hambone.
22 July –– Norway out.
The Oath –– Swears down.
After Everything –– Nothing doing.
Gosnell: The Trial Of America’s Biggest Serial Killer –– Fatal detraction.
Look Away –– That’s easy.
I Still See You –– Take a dim view.
B&B –– Bed and Breakface.
Liyana –– Swazimodo.
Stella’s Last Weekend –– Stella feign.
Bigger –– Weider whacker.
Over the Limit –– Routine dud work.
All Square –– Even skeevin’.
Kinky –– Stinky.
Sadie –– Batty girl.
Better Start Running –– Doesn’t have legs.
Bikini Moon –– Cheeky.
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TELEVISION

My Dinner With Hervé (HBO) –– Small fry.
Camping (HBO) –– Tentative.
All American (CW) –– Lineblacker.
The Family Business: Trump and Taxes (SHO) –– I are ass.
The Romanoffs (Amazon) –– Biz czar.
Queen of the World (HBO) –– Liz myth.
Nappily Ever after (Netlix) –– Curly girl.
Magnum P.I. (CBS) –– Hawaiian punches.
The Neighborhood (CBS) –– Move out.
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THEATRE

Bernhardt / Hamlet –– Sarah sucker be.
The Nap
–– Snookered.
Pretty Woman
–– Dated.
Head Over Heels
–– Go-Go's Gag-Gag.
Straight White Men
–– Blunder privileged.
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MUSIC

Tha Carter V / Lil Wayne –- Pentagrim.
Dancing Queen / Cher –– Fair Cher.
Look Now / Elvis Costello –– Don't Look Now.
YSIV
/ Logic –– Logic bored.
Luca Brasi 3 / Kevin Gates –– Gates of hell.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver –– Too much exposition.
The Library Book
by Susan Orlean –- Loaners.
The Fall of Gondolin
by J.R.R. Tolkein –– Elvish freshly.
Labyrinth of the Spirits by Carlos Ruiz Zafón –– Guilt complex.
Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini –– Say émigrés.

Nonfiction

Big Game: The NFL in Dangerous Times by Mark Liedovich –– Takes a knee.
Who Is Michael Ovitz? by Michael Ovitz –– A freak agent.
Everything Trump Touches Dies by Rick Wilson –– Midas well give up.
In Pieces by Sally Field –– Field out of sorts.
Accessory to War by Neil deGrasse Tyson –– Stares off into space.
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Gertrude's Follies: GAIT LIBERATION

It's a banner day when Gertrude, Alice, Pabs, Ernie et al. fall in for New York's Pride Parade solid as a Stonewall. Troop on over to order Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classics in the new full-color collection, Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


Headbangers: SHEIKH SHOCK

Screenshots show Khashoggi did not see text messages after entering Saudi consulate
–– Especially 'Run!!!'
Should USA Today have published Trump's op-ed?
–– If they had funnies page. Headbangers 10/12/18

 


Inxart: THE WARREN OMMISSION

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Trusted Circle of Rogues, Saudi Arabia's Evil Symbol, Midterms Blue Wave?, Coal & Global Warming, Warren's DNA, and Cutting Medicare at inxart 10/17/18.

 


Bad Adss: THE MAN OF 10,000 VOICES

The Master of Making Bad Impressions announces new dates in his never-ending tour. You'll think you're hearing double when his lips sink to new lows as he apes his favorite targets. Frankly, Scarlett, you will give a damn for these spot-on takes by a cocky copy cat. Bad Adss.

 


What Not: BREACH BUM

Facebook just lost the account data of another 50,000,000+ users after exposing 87,000,000+ to the firm Cambridge Analytica which used it to influence a number of races including the Brexit vote and the 2016 US election. Read a stirring paean by Thomas Kerr in What Not.

 


What Now: ROBERT GROSSMAN

The great caricaturist and cartoonist Robert Grossman died on March 15th. Tom Hachtman and Martin Kozlowski chat about the career of the influential artist and share some of their favorite examples of his vast body of work. What Now

 


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.