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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #78
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FEGGORAMA

Visit the wild kingdom of Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama.


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

Focus –– Dash scam.
The Lazarus Effect –– Razing the dead.
’71 –– Not worth the Troubles.
Everly –– Hubba hubba Hayak.
Wild Canaries –– Cheepers creepers.
A La Mala –– Like Malaria.
Ejecta –– The button to push.
Maps to the Stars –– Tourtuous.
The Salvation –– Saved by the bull.
Vanish –– Please!
The Hunting Ground –– Grope sex.
My Life Directed By Nicolas Winding Refn –– Directile dysfunction.
Out of the Dark –– Leaves audiences in.
Bluebird –– Of unhappiness.
Deli Man –– Doesn’t cut the mustard.
Zombieworld –– Dead giveaway.
Ana Maria in Novela Land –– Novela gazing.
After the Ball –– Ball of wacks.
Young Bodies Heal Quickly –– Personal injury hoot.
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TELEVISION

Fresh Off the Boat (ABC) –– Confusion say.
The Odd Couple (CBS) –– Rue mates.
SNL 40th Anniversary Special (NBC) –– Lorne clippings.
The Slap (NBC) –– Palm biatch story.
The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (HBO) –– Durst case scenario.
Allegiance (NBC) –– I dredge Allegiance.
Breaking Greenville (TruTV) –– Fogs news.
Night Will Fall (HBO) –– Side Shoah.
Sons of Liberty (HIST) –– Patridiotic.
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THEATRE

Honeymoon in Vegas –– Tiny Danza.
Constellations
–– Little dippier.
The Elephant Man
–– Cooper tires.
A Delicate Balance
–– Well, Albee damned.
Side Show
–– Conjoined pain.
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MUSIC

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late / Drake –– If you’re listening it's hopeless.
Smoke + Mirrors
/ Imagine Dragons –– Bland illusion.
American Beauty/American Psycho
/ Fall Out Boy –– Thin, schizzy.
B4.Da.$$
/ Joey Badass –– Badass you expect it to be.
Title
/ Meghan Trainor –– All about that waste.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Funny Girl / Nick Hornby –– Briceless.
Moriarty
by Anthony Horowitz –– Holmes invasion.
The Boston Girl
by Anita Diamond –– Jewess prudence.
Hope to Die by James Patterson –– Before I read this.
The Escape by David Balducci –– Flee flicker.

Nonfiction

10% Happier by Dan Harris ––90% crappier.
No Hero: The Evolution of a Navy SEAL
by Kevin Maurer –– Cub what may.
You Can’t Make This Up
by Al Michaels –– Unless you’re totally full of shit.
As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
by Cary Elwes –– Small tales.
The Great Reformer
by Austen Overweigh –– Pope’s knows.
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Headbangers: JIHOTTIE JOHN

Pirates Call It Sickening to See 'Jihadi John' in Team Hat
–– Better on him than his victims.
Catwoman comes out as bisexual
–– Your pussy joke here. Headbangers 02/27/15

 


INXart: OBJECT OF INFECTION

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Hostages: Propaganda and Ransom, Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs Spread, Obama Wields Veto Pen, and FOX Hole: O'Reilly Under Falklands Fire at INXart 02/25/15.

 


EDITORIAL: PEN AND ANGST

Satire provides a diagnosis of societal ills, but its existence is the essential symptom of a healthy society. And the satirical cartoon, bold and blatant, is the most visible sign of that well-being.
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Gertrude's Follies: CREPE FEAR

The gals and Pabs enjoy a resplendent repast, but then can't decide on just desserts. When the artsy selections on the menu fail to entice them, they make the mistake of asking the waiter. Check back regularly for the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies.

 


What Not: WASSAILING YOU?

Feeling tired? Ticked? Tetchy? The Holiday Season has descended like an avalanche on Everest and left us buried up to our mufflers in tech toys, tannenbaums, tinsel and tired tunes.
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What Now: TOBY OR NOT TOBY?

The answer is definitely Toby if you dote on doxies.
Toby and the Nutcracker
, the latest in a series of delightful children's books concerning the adventures of an intrepid weiner dog, has just been published.
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Deadlines: MOUNT RUSHMO'

The U.S. Department of the Interior has directed the National Park Service to initiate a program designed to attract more young people to our country’s most cherished National Places.
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Kozmic Pictures: NORQUIST

In a heated election season, even Hollywood's escapist movies are vetted for partisan content. So it's our pleasure to present a simple family comedy that can't possibly be misinterpreted in the new Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.

 


Bad Adss: CHOKING THE CHICKEN

The recent rush of customer support for a certain fast-food chicken chain in the wake of COO Dan Cathy's condemnation of gay marriage has inspired the restaurants to extend their store hours and engage in some fiercely hetero rebranding. As you can see in the newest Bad Adss.