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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #77
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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

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies –– Tolkein resistance.
Annie –– Lummox.
Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb –– Crypt creeper.
Mr. Turner –– Paint expressions.
Goodbye to All That –– To da loo.
If You Don’t, I Will –– Don’t you dare.
Winter Sleep –– Wake me in April.
Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation –– Lawdy, miss Gaudi.
Ask Me Anything –– Why do you suck?
Song of the Sea –– Selkie puddy.
A Small Section of the World ––Where this is playing.
The Truth About You –– Deep dork secrets.
Inside the Mind of Leonardo –– Genius grunt.
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TELEVISION

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (BRV) –– Bounced chicks.
Marco Polo (Netflix) –– Polo scrounge.
Eaten Alive (Discovery) Bites.
Peter Pan Live! (NBC) –– Panned!
The Librarians (TNT) –– Shelve it.
One Child (Sundance) –– Too many.
Momsters: When Moms Go Bad (Investigation Discovery) –– Maternal damnation.
Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink (Smithsonian Channel) –– Dead end.
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THEATRE

The Elephant Man –– Cooper tires.
A Delicate Balance
–– Well, Albee damned.
Side Show
–– Conjoined pain.
The River –– Bed wetter.
The Real Thing –– Artificial intelligence.
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MUSIC

Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes / The New Basement Tapes –– Dylan it back.
Nick Jonas
/ Nick Jonas –– Dour Jonas.
Shmurda She Wrote
/ Bobby Shmurda –– Shmurda on the ears.
Melody Road
/ Neil Diamond –– Diamond in the rough.
Storytone / Neil Young –– Mighty D’oh! Young.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish –– D Lish.
Flesh and Blood by Patricia Cornwell –– Sinew to me.
The Burning Room by Michael Connelly –– Fire house.
Blue Labyrinth by Douglas Preston –– Come what maze.
Pegasus by Danielle Steele –– Wing nuts.

Nonfiction

Becoming Richard Pryor by Scott Saul –– Pryor offenses.
Selected Letters of Norman Mailer
by Norman Mailer –– Bunk Mailer.
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
by John Lahr –– Tennessee faults.
I Must Say by Martin Short –– Short fall.
Brief Encounters by Dick Cavett –– Dick caveat.
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GIVE GUFFAWS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

Spread good cheer with Now What Books. Soak up Sandy: Downtown Drowned. Sneeze at history: The Da Vinci Cold. Amuse a movie lover: Love the Sinner Hate the Cinema. Fracture fables: Fairly Grim Tales. Tour Gay Paree: Gertrude's Follies. Punk pols: Go the F**k Back to Work!

 


What Not: WASSAILING YOU?

Feeling tired? Ticked? Tetchy? The Holiday Season has descended like a avalanche on Everest and left us buried up to our mufflers in tech toys, tannenbaums, tinsel and tired tunes.
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Headbangers: MOCK CUBAN

Rand Paul and Marco Rubio wage Twitter battle on Cuba
–– A perfect pair of twits.
How Rapper Rick Ross lost 85 Pounds
–– Removed bling. Headbangers 12/19/14

 


INXart: HACK SORE

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Sony Hack: Cybercrime Surges, Slain Innocents: Taliban School Massacre, Easing Campaign Finance Reform and Plunging Oil Prices at INXart 12/17/14.

 


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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Gertrude's Follies: SCHMEAR TACTICS

Modernity arrives at 27 rue de Fleurus on a nuked bagel. Gert pines for simpler times as Alice and Pabs prove to be very early adopters. Will the shock of the new blow her mind? Check back regularly for the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies.

 


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.