U.S.A

Thrill to the hidden history of the potent POTUSes and their sidekicks who serve and protect: U.S.A. 02.

GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #95
Ees da Gay Parade! Buy Gertrude et Alice at Amazon.


FEGGORAMA

Visit the wild kingdom of Mexico's master of the mirthful menagerie. Ecce Feggorama #43.


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

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse –– Barmy surplus.
The Mule –– Bust a mover.
Mortal Engines –– Motor city.
The House That Jack Built –– Killing flaw.
If Beale Street Could Talk –– Harlem snuffle.
Once Upon a Deadpool –– Fairly stale.
Capernaum –– Urchin of doom.
Bird Box –– Turd eye blind.
The Second Time Around –– Oldie horny.
The Quake –– Shake down.
Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel –– Jews, the scenery.
Backtrace –– Needs bacitracin.
Beyond White Space –– A black hole.
Martyr –– Hoary.
Antidote –– Cured ham?
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TELEVISION

Queen America (Facebook Watch) –– Squeaky Queen.
Trevor Noah; Son of Patricia (Netflix) –– Pat.
Enemies: The President, Justice & The FBI (SHO) –– Laws of detraction.
The Bisexual (Hulu) –– Double crasser.
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle (SundanceTV) –– Most unkindest cult of all.
The Clinton Affair (A&E) –– Panter Monica.
Snatches (BBC America) –– Boxy.
Dirty John (Bravo) –– Call the janitor.
Escape at Dannemora (HBO) –– Give me a break.
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THEATRE

To Kill a Mockingbird –– Bull FInch.
Ruben & Clay’s Christmas Show –– Idol threats.
The Cher Show –– Play, musical, Chers.
American Son
–– Missing inaction.
The New One
–– Birbiglia little lies.
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MUSIC

Caution / Mariah Carey ––Throw Caution to the bins.
The Prophet Speaks / Van Morrison –– Prophet marginal.
A Love Letter to You 3 / Trippie Redd –– Trippie dippy.
Sweetener / Ariana Grande –– Bitter honey.
A Star Is Born (Soundtrack) / Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper –– For the love of mic.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Fire and Blood by George RR Martin –– RR, stop!
Long Road to Mercy
by David Baldacci –– Forgive us our ditz.
The Reckoning
by John Grisham –– Dead Reckoning.
Every Breath
by Nicholas Sparks –– Exhale and farewell.
Winter in Paradise by Elin Hildebrand –– Beach blanket bunco.

Nonfiction

Thanks a Lot Mr Kibblewhite: My Story by Roger Daltrey –– Who cares.
Becoming
by Michelle Obama –– Unbecoming.
Always Look on the Bright Side of Life
by Eric Idle –– Idle chatter.
The Mamba Mentality
by Kobe Bryant –– Kobe desert.
Fierce
by Aly Raisman –– Vault-finding.
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Headbangers: MICK'S WEENIE

Mick Mulvaney to replace John Kelly as 'acting' chief of staff, Trump says
–– Typecast in horror roles.
Trump: Prosecutors are trying to embarrass me
–– ‘And that’s my job!’ Headbangers 12/14/18

 


Inxart: PENAL COHEN

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Trump Demands Wall, Nauert for UN, Republican Larceny, Bashing Judges, Macron Beset by Yellow Jackets, and Michael Cohen Sentenced at inxart 12/12/18.

 


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

 


Bad Adss: MASK OF THE RED DEATH

Get your game face on as you dress to kill for this year's Midterm Election Madness on November 6. Choose your guise carefully or the headlines will be quoting Edgar Allan Poe: "And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all." Bad Adss.

 


What Not: THE PHANTOM MINUS

Leaves are falling, screams are rising, and the scent of artifical pumpkin flavoring is in the air. It's still Halloween Season and E. Basil St. Blaise has fired up the ol' VCR for his annual Blood Feast ((1963) –– Red red whine.) What Not.

 


Gertrude's Follies: GAIT LIBERATION

It's a banner day when Gertrude, Alice, Pabs, Ernie et al. fall in for New York's Pride Parade solid as a Stonewall. Troop on over to order Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classics in the new full-color collection, Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


KRISTY THE CLOWN II

His run as New Jersey's favorite fool ended with the defeat of his Lieut. Gov. Kim Guadagno in the recent election, but let's salute the Garden State's Mr. Warmth with the second installment of the most perverse kiddie show since Peewee's Playhouse: Kristy the Clown

 


Deadlines: YELLOW FEVER

Fear is the most powerful propellent this side of liquid nitrogen and marketeers employ it more often than sex to coax the persuadable. Fear was Donald Trump's sole message on the campaign trail and his success reveals just how yellow Red States really are. More Deadlines

 


Kozmic Pictures: RED BOX MOVIES

This long hot summer of presidential campaigning has produced more plot twists and stomach turns than the most paranoid Hollywood thriller. Hang onto your Red Hots as we preview a shocking Commie Attraction in Kozmic Pictures Proudly Presents.