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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

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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


Draft Day
–– Draft dodgy.
Rio 2 –– Brazilian wacks.
Oculus –– Rid-Oculus.
The Railway Man –– The ham depot.
Only Lovers Left Alive –– Jim charm mush.
Perfect Sisters –– Sissy, space chick.
Unthinkable –– Don’t even think about it.
Joe –– Blows.
Cuban Fury –– Salsa fiasco.
Hateship Loveship –– Sunkship.
Hank and Asha –– Hank kook tires.
The King of Escape –– Get outta here!
Jesus People –– Jesus, people!
Dancing In Jaffa –– Mutt and Jaffa.
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TELEVISION

Silicon Valley (HBO) –– Chips and dips.
Turn (AMC) –– It off.
Friends With Better Lives (CBS) –– They don’t watch this.
Surviving Jack (FOX) –– Jack be numbnuts, Jack be dick.
The Story of the Jews (PBS) –– The accidental tsuris.
Your Inner Fish (PBS) –– That’s rotting.
Doll & Em (HBO) –– Ragged Doll.
American Dream Builders (NBC) –– Flimsy construction.
Jim Henson’s Creature Shop Challenge (Syfy) –– Little-missed Muppet.
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THEATRE

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill –– Holiday on ice.
Bullets Over Broadway
–– Gatzooks!
The Realistic Joneses
–– Jones' bitch.
Raisin in the Sun
–– Shrivel rights.
If/Then
–– Addled Nazeem.
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MUSIC

Spring Break…Like We Ain’t Ever / Luke Bryan –– Picked up a geetar.
Mastermind / Rick Ross –– Ross sewage.
Lift Your Spirit / Aloe Blacc –– Laccluster.
Rise of An Empire / Young Money –– Empire of the scum.
G I R L / Pharrell Williams –– Bad G I R L.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen –– Postmortem depression.
Astonish Me b
y Maggie Shipstead –– By finishing this.
Casebook
by Mona Simpson –– Open and shot.
Sleep Donation
by Karen Russell –– I gave 8 hours getting through chapter one.
Personal
by Lee Child –– Personal worst.

Nonfiction

The Divide by Matt Taibbi –– Fat scratch fever.
Marry Smart
by Susan Patton –– Snag, snag, snag.
Updike
by Adam Begley –– Rabbit would retch.
Sous Chef
by Michael Gibney –– Run around Sous.
Love Life
by Rob Lowe –– Raw blow.

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Now What Books: DOWNTOWN DROWNED

To coincide with the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, Now What Books announces the publication of Downtown Drowned, a collection of first-person comic strip accounts, both funny and poignant, of the devastation wreaked on NY and NJ. Order with Amazon widget to the right.

 


Headbangers: LACED WITH VENOM

Hillary Clinton dodges shoe during Las Vegas speech
–– Feels footloose and fancy free.
Reproductive organs grown in lab
–– In testes tube.
Headbangers 04/11/14

 


INXart: THE COLBERT RAPPORT

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Russia Threatens Ukraine's Borders, CIA Torture Report Controversy, Letterman Crowns Successor Colbert, and Will Modi Be India's Next PM? at INXart 04/16/14.

 


Gertrude's Follies: CLOSET CASES

Not every piece in your private collection can be a Picasso. Where to stow the second-rate? Alice unveils Gert's cubby for the curious, her locker for the lame, her hideaway for the hideous. Check back regularly for the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies.

 


What Not: HOLIDAY ON OYS!

The ever-expanding Holiday Season, which now begins shortly after Labor Day, generates an economy all its own. This grueling stretch is only tangentially related to the religious observance of Christmas, regardless of what the Virgin-birthers at FOX say. More What Not

 


Headliners: BOOSTER SHOTS

(Special from Farsi News Service) –– We are announcing with much fanfare what is out of this world (WANK WANK!) triumph of the Iranian Space Agencies who have with successfulness launched a chimpanzees into outer spaces … More Headliners

 


Deadlines: BEWARENESS RIBBONS

October was Breast Cancer and AIDS Awareness Month so one saw innumerable red and pink ribbons pinned to untold sympathetic lapels. View our unique ribbon designs for some less-deadly, but still pretty darn icky maladies in the new Deadlines.

 


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.