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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

Hercules –– God awful.
And So It Goes –– Peevish and butthead.
Magic in the Moonlight –– Prestiregurgitation.
Lucy –– Goosey.
A Most Wanted Man –– Dustbin Hoffman.
The Fluffy Movie –– Fluffy nutter.
Happy Christmas –– Seasonal invective disorder.
Very Good Girls –– Angels and demeans.
14 Blades –– All dull.
The Kill Team –– Soldiers of misfortune.
My Man Is a Loser –– He directed this.
Cannibal –– Chews between two people.
Beneath –– Contempt.
Come Back to Me –– Rebound to disappoint.
Ironclad: Battle for Blood –– Kill or be Celt.
A Letter to Momo –– Lessless.
A Master Builder –– Shawn of the dead.
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TELEVISION

Married (FX) –– To the mope.
Food Fighters (NBC) –– Phooey Fighters.
Rush (USA) –– Bum Rush.
You’re the Worst (FX) –– Agreed.
Satisfaction (USA) –– Sate elsewhere.
Game of Crowns (BRV) –– Tiaradiddle.
Matador (El Rey) –– Olé shit!
Dating Naked (VH1) –– Balls out.
Seed (CW) –– Cum again?
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THEATRE

Holler If Ya Hear Me –– Shakur heights.
The City of Conversation
–– Hanging chats.
Cabaret
–– Petty Cab.
Casa Valentina
–– Draggy.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
–– Comes up short.
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MUSIC

Ultraviolence / Lana Del Rey –– Lana churner.
In the Lonely Hour / Sam Smith –– Snuffly Smith.
The Hunting Party / Linkin Park –– Stalk is cheap.
Band of Brothers / Willie Nelson –– Half Nelson.
A.K.A. / Jennifer Lopez –– Aliass.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes –– Too two.
Act of War
by Brad Thor –– Thor of duty.
Uncaged
by John Sandford & Michele Cook –– Free-range chickenshit.
All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner –– Gravitational bull.
Rogues by George R.R. Martin –– R.R. crossing.

Nonfiction

Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas by Edward Klein –– The bicker, the better.
How Not to Be Wrong
by Jordan Ellenberg –– Skip this.
Special Heart
by Bret Baier –– Baier aspirant.
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
by John Waters –– Thumb sucker.
One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America's Future by Ben Carson M.D. –– Carson dully.
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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: CONVENTIONAL WIMPDOM

The Rise of Fangirls at Comic-Con
–– Welcome when dressed as Red Sonja or She-Hulk.
Clinton: Putin is Insecure
–– Offers to 'mutha' him.
Headbangers 07/25/14



INXart: RUSSIAN TO JUDGMENT

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Russia Blamed for Downing MH17, Hamas Behind Human Shields in Gaza, California's Tough Drought Restrictions and Putin's Corrupt Regime at INXart 07/23/14.

 


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.

 


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.