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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies

Gertrude's Follies #103
Shake it up. Buy Gertrude et Alice.


FEGGORAMA

Feggorama

Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama #50.


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

Griffin Mill from The Player samples The Gingerbread Man and Cookie's FortunePoison capsule reviews of Robert Altman's filmography Part III

Vincent & Theo (1990) –– Blows his daubs off.
The Player (1992) –– Studio shitty.
Short Cuts (1993) –– Wooden Carver.
Ready to Wear (1994) –– Prat-a-porter.
Kansas City (1996) –– KC afflict.
The Gingerbread Man (1998) –– Empty suit.
Cookie’s Fortune (1999) –– Con heir.
Dr. T and the Women (2000) –– At the other end of the speculum.
Gosford Park (2001) –– Forget one’s Manor.
The Company (2003) –– Pointe gross.
A Prairie Home Companion (2006) –– Like, woebegone.
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TELEVISION

Daveed Diggsin SnowpiercerSnowpiercer (TNT) –– Training weasels.
The Great (Hulu) –– Not so.
Solar Opposites (Hulu) –– Flare-out.
Council of Dads (NBC) –– Council boofs.
Betty (HBO) –– Boob.
Extraction (Netflix) –– Remove from queue.
Planet of the Humans (Netflix) –– Moore of less.
Trying (Apple TV+) –– My nerves.
Hollywood (Netflix) –– Hollywood bull.
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THEATRE

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.
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MUSIC

Chromatica / Lady Gaga –– Hue and cry.
Future Nostalgia
/ Dua Lipa –– Forget it.
After Hours
/ The Weeknd –– Weeknd immunity.
Fetch the Bolt Cutters
/ Fiona Apple –– Raises one's shackles.
Ordinary Man
/ Ozzy Osbourne –– Ozhat.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

If It Bleeds by Stephen King –– It leaks.
Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews –– Lies in the sun.
Big Summer by Jennifer Weiner –– Hot dignity dog.
Camino Winds John Grisham –– Tail Winds.
The 20th Victim by James Patterson & Maxine Pietro –– One perp customer.

Nonfiction

Fortitude: American Resilience in the Era of Outrage by Dan Crenshaw –– Patch work.
Resistance
by Tori Amos –– Resist.
Open Book
by Jessica Simpson –– Then immediately close.
The Rural Diaries
by Hilarie Burton –– Hicky thump.
Don’t Burn This Book
by Dave Rubin –– Liberal boy lost.

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A black version of the Twitter logoHeadbangers: Loot Gestures

Trump tweets threat that 'looting' will lead to 'shooting.' Twitter put a warning label on it
–– What –– his fat, orange forehead?
Coronavirus Is Deadliest Where Democrats Live
–– States really blue.
Headbangers 05/29/20

 


Donald Trump as The Nutty PresidentInxart: Hardly Working

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Anti-Science Response, Trump's Boobs, Biden & Dems Stumble In, China's Hong Kong Crackdown, Rising Neo-Nazis, and Grim Death Toll at inxart 05/27/20.

 


Gertrude and Alice experience a meltdownGert's Follies: Winter Wonderland

It's global warming of the Three-Mile-Island variety for a bored Alice in the latest edition of Follies. Slip on your protective gear and nuke your order online for Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


Cronavirus coloring bookBad Adss: Color Me Peaked

In these days of self-quarantine we'll all have lots of free time on our hands. There are only so many rice recipes you can prepare and the reruns of reruns will make getting infected look exciting. Tom Hachtman provides us with a new diversion in the latest Bad Adss.

 


Tulsi Gabbard wearing a leiDeadlines: Bumper Stinkers 2020

The Democratic presidential field got rid of its most insidious weeds early on, but there was still plenty of scrub to go around when these came out. Here's a selection of campaign signs for your car or caboose for the final debatable eight. 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 Podcastå

 


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vignetteWhat Not: Crystal Bawls

The Bureau of Prevision is tasked by the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning with taking the long view on multiple aspects of American life. Herein they offer forecasts for likely events during the coming months of the new calendar year. What Not

 


Critic's Corner: Oscar Dü

Jo? Jojo? Joker. Who won and who got whacked at the 92nd Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center? E. Basil St. Blaise lambastes the nominees as he reviews the statuettes of limitations in the Critic's Corner

 


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 Amazon.com. 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

 


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