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

GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #98
Liebestod's tools. Buy Gertrude et Alice.


FEGGORAMA

Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama #44.


IGOR TRIPS

Cinch up your helmet and fall in for another freaky foray in Igor Trips.


KRISTY


Get your Jersey on with the beloved insult politco known as Kristy the Clown.




FAVORITE SITES

Martin Kozlowski
Winard Editorial
Ant Farmers Almanac
Celebrity Death Haiku
PK in the Terrarium
Illustrated Courtroom



CINEMA

Disneynature: Penguins –– Ice bird lettuce.
Breakthrough –– Christian amen poor.
The Curse of La Llorona –– Cheapie crawly.
Little Woods –– Frack this.
Under the Silver Lake –– LA shams.
Hail Satan? –– Base gets own movie?
Drunk Parents –– Hell raisers.
Rafiki –– Much lez.
Red Joan –– Defective.
Fast Color –– Bleeding awful.
Daddy Issues –– Pimple papa.
Grass –– Chronic bake ache.
Breaking Habits –– Jones town.
Family –– Fam fiction.
Stuck –– Tight nit group.
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché –– Deafening silents.
Instant Dreams –– Lost in development.
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TELEVISION

Mrs. Wilson (PBS) –– Blabby Ruth.
Les Miserables (PBS) –– The Fantine menace.
In the Dark (CW) –– Totally.
Irresponsible (Netflix) –– Hart to watch.
The Twilight Zone (CBS All Access) –– Serling ¿qué? brown.
Hanna (Amazon) –– And her blisters.
Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists (Freeform) –– Perfectly awful.
Abby’s (NBC) –– Abyss.
Ramy (Hulu) –– Ramy noodles.
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THEATRE

Burn This –– Hand us the matches.
Oklahoma!
–– Not OK.
King Lear
–– Pfft for a King.
What the Constitution Means to Me
–– Dead to rights.
Be More Chill
–– Chill pill.
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MUSIC

When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? / Billie Eilish –– Bats Eilish.
DNA
/ Backstreet Boys –– Pop smear.
Thank U, Next
/ Ariana Grande –– Queue shtick.
Head Above Water
/ Avril Lavigne –– Float alone.
The Black Album
/ Weezer –– Wheezer.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

The Chef by James Patterson & Max DiLallo –– Prepare for the worst.
Never Tell by Lisa Gardner –– Talk down, too.
Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke –– Pie-hole of crap.
The Border by Don Winslow –– Cross examination.
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty –– Putz unknown.

Nonfiction

Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines –– Chip and dip.
The Chief
by Joan Biskupic –– Poky Roberts.
The Trial of Lizzie Borden
by Cara Robertson –– Axe of violence.
The Uninhabitable Earth
by David Wallace-Wells –– Fouled ball.
The Source of Self-Regard
by Toni Morrison –– Egocatastrophe.
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What Not: A HITCH IN TIME

Our resident cineaste, E. Basil St. Blaise, has begun work on his sure-to-be dispensible guide to classic cinema entitled The Auteur Limits. This magnum opus will include his pithiest and pissiest capsule reviews of the greatest films of our finest directors. What Not

 


Kozmic 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

 


Headbangers: EMBASSY SWEEPS

U.S. charges Assange after London arrest ends seven years in Ecuador embassy
–– Squatter ignored eviction notice.
Pamela Anderson: Assange "looks very bad"
–– She just noticed? Headbangers 04/12/19

 


Inxart: BRASH TAX

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Assange in Custody, Migrants to Sanctuary Cities, Notre-Dame Fire, Measles Outbreak, Mnuchin Hides Trump's Taxes, and Explosive Mueller Report? at inxart 04/17/19.

 


SPANKY AND HIS GANG

If you find the Lil' Rascals currently running the Bad Boy's Club that is the White House irresistible, even though they would make Hal Roach wretch, then you'll love this cute-as-a-cinderblock-dropped-off-an-overpass new strip: Spanky and His Gang

 


Gertrude's Follies: LOVE TRAIN

Getrude & Alice's amour is both on track and off the rails as the gals share caboodles of caboose. Hear that ol' whistle blow goin' round the bend in the latest Follies. And order Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classics in the full-color Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


Bad Adss: COLD HARD FACTS

The heightened concern for injury, particularly to the head, in all contact sports prompted this PSA. For those of you in the rough and tumble business of trying to score journalistic goals while defending the crease of crediblity we suggest you skate on over to the latest Bad Adss.

 


Deadlines: MODERN PRESIDENT-I-AL

I am the very model of the modern President-i-al,
I’ve got opinions impolite, alternative, and skeptical,
I know the kinks of enemies, and I quote my feuds historical,
From Rosie O to Khizr Khan… More Deadlines

 


Now What Books: SHUTDOWN F**K-UP

Remember when America had the best Congress money could buy? Neither do we. That's why we just got through a record shutdown, the third in two years of one-party-rule. Buy the funny book of verse that implores our clueless Congress to Go the F**k Back to Work!



What Now: HORACIO CARDO

Whenever I mentioned the name Cardo to other editorial illustrators the reaction was always a variation on "Wow!" He was an artist's artist, in the sense that you really had to ply the trade to fully appreciate his unique mastery. An appreciation. What Now