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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies

Gertrude's Follies #101
Shark nutto. Buy Gertrude et Alice.


FEGGORAMA

Feggorama

Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama #48.


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

Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne in The AeronautsThe Aeronauts –– Floats an air basket.
Playmobil: The Movie –– Lego my leg.
A Million Little Pieces –– Frey pickle.
Daniel Isn’t Real –– A Dan shame.
The Wolf Hour –– Howl and why?
The Islands –– Hopeless cays.
I See You –– Hide of stupidity.
In Fabric –– Duds.
Little Joe –– Bud ugly.
Portrait of a Lady on Fire –– A posing farce.
The Disappearance of My Mother –– Mommy, Disappearist.
Midnight Family –– EMT threats. More Cinema Reviews


TELEVISION

See (Apple TV+) –– See? No.
The Morning Show (Apple TV+) –– AM-less.
Dickinson (Apple TV+) –– The bull of Amherst.
For All Mankind (Apple TV+) –– Space shot.
Lobby Baby (Netflix) –– Set Myers.
The Little Mermaid Live! (ABC) –– Blunder to see.
Back to Life (SHO) –– Revival show.
The Cry (SundanceTV) –– Wail boner.
Daybreak (Netflix) –– Dawn of the dud.
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THEATRE

Jagged Little Pill –– Alanis
A Christmas Carol
–– Death to Scroogie.
The Inheritance
–– Gays into the future.
Tina: The Tina Turner Musical
–– Stomach Turner.
David Byrne’s American Utopia
–– Byrne notice.
The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical
–– Bolt out of the blew.
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MUSIC

Hyperspace / Beck –– Beck end deal.
Thanks for the Dance
/ Leonard Cohen –– Cohen, Cohen, gone.
Colorado
/ Neil Young –– Rockies mistake.
What’s My Name
/ Ringo Starr –– Senility sets in.
Anima
/ Thom Yorke –– Enema.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

The Guardians by John Grisham –– Of the fallacy.
The Night Fire
by Michael Connelly –– Bosch pit.
Agent Running in the Field by John le Carré –– Field and scream.
Blue Moon by Lee Child –– Child abuse.
Twisted Twenty-Six by Janet Evanovich –– Twisted shit stir.
Kiss the Girls and Make Them

Nonfiction

With All Due Respect by Nikki Haley –– Due not respect.
Triggered: How The Left Thrives On Hate And Wants To Silence Us
by Donald Trump Jr. –– Or Roy Rogers’ horse?
Touched by the Sun: My Friendship with Jackie
by Carly Simon –– Jackie woe.
Long Way Home
by Cameron Douglas –– Crack Douglas.
Catch and Kill
by Ronan Farrow –– Curse of the Farrow.
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Trump Tweets Alt-American HistoryThe Golem's VoiceNow What BooksGertrude et Alice


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

 


Nancy PelosiHeadbangers: Nancy & Sluggo

‘Don’t Mess With Me’: Nancy Pelosi Flexes Her Muscles
–– Kicks Colludeus Maximus.
The $120,000 Banana Wins Art Basel
–– Basel expression level. Headbangers 12/04/19

 


Donald Trump as PinocchioInxart: Take Lying Down

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Giuliani Under Bus?, Undermining Military Authority, Trumpocchio, Republicans' Sacrifice, Iran Crackdown and Endangered Species at inxart 12/04/19.

 


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

 


Bernie Sanders as Anguirus in Monster Rally 2020What Not: Monster Rally 2020

We've asked our master of critical jiu-jitsu, E. Basil St. Blaise, to review some of the most lumbering examples of that uniquely Japanese horror genre, Kaiju. The monster movies that feature sweaty actors in cumbersome rubber suits devastating models of their island nation. What Not

 


Turkey's Erdogan as a spider attacking KurdsDeadlines: Little Miss Trumpet

Given the chance Trump will trumpet his turds:
Withdrawing troops shows how he can muff it.
It's beyond words: Erdogan's killing Kurds.
Flip Trump the birds and tell him to stuff it.
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RNC elephant with a whistle for a headBad Adss: Whistle While You Jerk

In times of National Emergency we all need to be on alert regardless of our political persuasions. But if your party created the damned crisis, it wouldn't hurt to be a tad more alarmed. Tom Hachtman has it down to a T in the latest Bad Adss.

 


Gertrude's Follies: Shock Weak

Gertrude experiences the Carl of the Wild off the waterfront as she and her buddy tune in a scary sequel in the latest Follies. Shift out of cruise control and place your order for Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


George Washington Back in New York CityNW Books: GW Back in NYC

George Washington returns to present-day New York City in a series of whimsical and warm-hearted cartoons by Felipe Galindo Feggo. The nation's first president rediscovers the city he knew in his Revolutionary War days. George Washington Back in New York CIty

 


Lady JusticeKozmic Pictures: Plug Ugly

After an endless investigation, Robert Mueller finally dropped his report with a resounding thud accompanied by the braying of the allegedly exonerated examinee. This semi-tragedy has inspired a comedy you might find it hard to sit through in Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents