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


Gertrude's Follies

Touch down with Gert #110. And buy Gertrude et Alice.



Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie's new book! Used/Reused.


Igor Trips

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


Kristy the Clown

Hijinks with the White House's Lil' Rascals Spanky and His Gang.


Kristy the Clown

Get your Jersey on with the beloved insult pol Kristy the Clown.

Bad Adss


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

A spoof of the film Downton Abbey: A New Era with Isobel (Penelope WIlton) and Violet (Maggie Smith) looking aghast at Machine Gun Kelly smoking a bong in Good Mourning.Downton Abbey: A New Era –– Crawly.
Good Mourning –– Pot lack.
Men –– Yahoo male.
Emergency –– Emetic alert.
Family Camp –– Prayer goop.
Fire in the Mountains –– Whiffs.
Digger –– Hole schmear.
A New Old Play –– Drama turds.
Mondocane –– Heat waif.
Hold Your Fire –– Itchy trigger figure.
Cane Fire –– Kauaʻi not.
The Race to Alaska –– When hull freezes over.
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Caricature of Julia Roberts as Martha Mitchell in Gaslit.Gaslit (Starz) –– Martha and the vandal loss.
The Outlaws (Amazon) –– Punishing.
Benjamin Franklin (PBS) –– Go fly a kite!
They Call Me Magic (Apple TV+) –– Johnson and his Johnson.
Killing It (Peacock) –– My brain.
Outer Range (Amazon) –– Rim job.
Roar (Apple TV+) –– A dull Roar.
Is It Cake? (Netflix) –– Well, it’s brown, cylindrical, malodorus.
The Girl From Plainville (Hulu) –– Tried and texted.
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POTUS, Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass Are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive –– Aides crisis.
–– Goes without Thane.
A Strange Loop
–– Knock for a
Funny Girl
–– Briceless.
American Buffalo –– Grift shop.
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Keys / Alicia Keys –– Busted Keys.
/ Neil Young and Crazy Horse –– Moo music.
The Algorithm
/ Snoop Dogg –– Old Dogg, Snoop tricks.
Thank You
/ Diana Ross –– But no thanks.
/ Adele –– 30 rock?
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Boom Town by Garrison Keillor –– Rat.
Remarkably Bright Creatures
by Shelby Van Pelt –– Will avoid.
The Homewreckers
by Mary Kay Andrews –– Domestic blitz.
Sea of Tranquility
by Emily St. John Mandel –– Moon baseless.
The Paris Apartment
by Lucy Foley –– Nothing flat.


Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar
by Alan Shipnuck –– Distracted driving.
The Palace Papers by Tina Brown –– Windsor snots.
Out of the Corner by Jennifer Grey –– Baby schleps.
Finding Me by Viola David –– Lost me.
Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama by Bob Odenkirk –– Unfunny unfunny unfunny sad.
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The Golem's VoiceNow What BooksGertrude et Alice

Political Animals

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Karen in Wonderland. Enjoy a satirical guide to the unnatural political order in Political Animals: Now What Anthology No. 2.


Marjorie Taylor Greene as Greene Goblin.Headbangers: Hug Finn

G7 nations pledge to ban or phase out Russian oil.
–– Considering extra-virgin olive oil alternative.
Russia fumes as Finland and Sweden push for NATO membership
–– Europe will be running on fumes. 05/13/22


ImagiNATIONS: Art as Solidarity

The premiere collection of the work of artist Andrea Arroyo whose ImagiNATIONS: Art as Solidarity is an ongoing series of images created in response to issues that touch us everyday rendered with both righteous indignation and visual grace. Buy ImagiNATIONS


Caricature of Elon Musk.Inxart: Fire Away is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
U.S.: Shot to Hell, Inflation Entangles Economy, Melting Ice Caps, NATO’s Iron Curtain, Rage at Abortion Limits and Playing Politics with Race s at inxart 05/18/22.


Alice B. Toklas on the phone.Gert's Follies: Bryant Grumble

Gertrude has shot the Moon on Alice's hash brownies and must attempt earth orbit reentry. See why Tom Hachtman's otherworldly Cult Comics Classic collection Gertrude et Alice needs to land on your shelf. And enjoy the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies


RFK Jr. ranting like Larry David.Bad Adss: Curb Your Immunity

That wacky public health curmudgeon is back for another season of driving his wife Cheryl bonkers with crazy conspiracy theories, hilarious science denial and Holocaust bloopers. You won't be able to breathe as you crack up over his sickest howlers in the latest Bad Adss.


Rochelle Walensky being stalked by COVID.What Not: Flush Forward

2021 was a highly unpredictable year, just ask the soothsayers at the Bureau of Prevision, the forward-looking division of the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning. Then read their top ten predictions from the 2022 Seer's Catalogue in What Not


Sen. Joe Manchin as The Elephant Man. Kozmic Pictures: The Elephant Man

From the sawdust and tinsel of the seedy midway in our Nation's Capital comes the story of a bizarre attraction who's beastliness has inspired a Motion Picture to thrill and enthrall. You'll never forget this unique trunk show in the latest Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.


Former AG Bill Barr as weeping Barrby.Deadlines: Barrby's Diary

The editors of Trump Beat, the tweener fan mag, have anonymously received the Secret Diary of Barrby, Donald Trump's most ardent admirer, and have decided to publish the following dishy excerpts. It begins: 'I just saw the most incredible Man on TV!' 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 Podcast


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 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