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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 Maze Runner –– A maze in disgrace.
The Guest –– Overstays welcome.
This Is Where I Leave You –– Abandon all dopes.
A Walk Among the Tombstones –– Grave misgivings.
Tracks –– A total twreck.
Tusk –– I slam the walrus.
The Zero Theorem –– Less than Zero.
Hector and the Search for Happiness –– Look elsewhere.
Space Station 76 –– Orbit gump.
20,000 Days on Earth –– Cave dweller.
The Scribbler –– Scrawl space.
Pride –– Of the yankers.
Reclaim –– Keep it!
Fort Bliss –– Ignorance is Bliss.
Art and Craft –– Forge bliss.
Keep On Keepin’ On –– Cluck Terry.
Pump –– Runs dry.
Swim Little Fish Swim –– In the toilet before flushing.
Mine Games –– Connect the duds.
Justice is Mind –– Mind shaft.
Detained in the Desert –– Sand castled.
Wheels –– Ham spun.
A Life in Dirty Movies –– Porn of no return.
Stop the Pounding Heart –– Arrest record.
Autumn Blood –– October supplies.
It Was You Charlie –– It couldn’t have been a contender.
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TELEVISION

Madame Secretary (CBS) –– Téa jerker.
Scorpion (CBS) –– Stin(g)ks.
Forever (ABC) –– Feels longer.
The Mysteries of Laura (NBC) –– Messing persons.
Red Band Society (FOX) –– Coma toast.
Gotham (FOX) –– Bat boy.
Nicky, Ricky, Dicky and Dawn (NICK) –– Just icky.
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (PBS) –– Franklin dull ’n’ all.
Deliverance Creek (Lifetime) –– Creaks.
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THEATRE

Love Letters –– Letter rip.
This Is Our Youth
–– Junior miss.
Holler If Ya Hear Me
–– Shakur heights.
The City of Conversation
–– Hanging chats.
Cabaret
–– Petty Cab.
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MUSIC

Partners / Barbra Streisand –– Partners a crime.
Songs of Innocence / U2 –– Blakean bad.
Souled Out / Jhené Aiko –– Jhené suck quoi?
Goddess / Banks –– Doo-wah diety.
Sundown Heaven Town / Tim McGraw –– Quick Snore McGraw.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

To Rise Again at a Decent Hour by Joshua Ferris –– One should be alarmed.
We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
by Karen Joy Fowler –– Abreast-beating.
The Drop
by Dennis Lehane –– Falls short.
The Children Act
by Ian McEwan –– Up.
Leaving Time
by Jodi Foucault –– S’long.

Nonfiction

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace by Jeff Hobbs –– Peace out.
World Order by Henry Kissinger –– Unrealpolitik.
Off the Sidelines by Kristen Gillibrand –– Mack Senate.
The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs by Greil Marcus –– Cuts and dried.
Agent Storm by Morten Storm –– Topical Storm.
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Now What Books: DOWNTOWN DROWNED

Remember Superstorm Sandy on the eve of its second anniversary, and read Downtown Drowned, a collection of first-person comic strip accounts, both funny and poignant, of the devastation wreaked on NY and NJ. Order with the Amazon widget to the right.

 


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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What Not: LEVANT ON THE EDGE

In a speech to the nation on September 10th, President Obama vowed, “Our objective is clear: We will degrade, and ultimately destroy, ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy.”
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Headbangers: BIG APPLE CIRCUS

This Is What Most People Did Immediately After Getting the iPhone 6
–– Tore pants pocket shoving it in.
Scientists: Banana peels reduce friction
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In latest slang for condoms. Headbangers 09/19/14



What Now: THE SHUNGA GAMES

Master cartoonist Matthew Martin, who contributed mightily to INX in the day, has a new show Down Under billed as
a drawing exhibition of sex, humour and the joy of making lines on paper.
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INXart: SCOTS ON THE ROCKS

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
NFL & Threatened Women & Children, Recruiting the Disaffected for ISIL, Democrats Vulnerable in Midterms and Cameron & Scottish Independence Vote at INXart 09/17/14.

 


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.