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 #81
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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

X-Men: Apocalypse –– Apocalypse yoww!
Alice Through the Looking Glass –– Alice be jokeless.
The Ones Below –– Bottoms sup.
Australia’s Lost Gold –– Gold rash.
Chevalier –– Morose Chevalier.
Holy Hell –– Cult turkey.
Idol –– Chatter.
Presenting Princess Shaw –– Shaw, enough!
Unlocking the Cage –– Let the chimps fall where they may.
As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM –– AM tracks.
The Romans –– Julius seesaw.
The Taming of the Shrew –– Kate hushin’.
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TELEVISION

First Impressions (USA) –– Ape in the hole.
Marseille (Netflix) –– Messeille.
Houdini and Doyle (FOX) –– I’m not wild about Harry.
Lemonade (HBO) –– Tart.
United Shades of America (CNN) –– Black–itch.
Rebellion (Sundance TV) –– Unrest in development.
Containment (CW) –– But this leaked out.
American Grit (FOX) –– Abrasive.
The Last Panthers (Sundance TV) –– Pink, bury.
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THEATRE

Long Day's Journey Into Night –– Slaq O'Neill.
Tuck Everlasting
–– Lame Tuck.
Fully Committed
–– Restaurant weak.
Waitress
–– Serves no purpose.
American Psycho
–– Attacks o' Bateman.
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MUSIC

A Moon Shaped Pool / Radiohead –– Luna tunes.
Ripcord
/ Keith Urban –– Jump!
You Should Be Here
/ Cole Swindell –– If you hate music.
At Night, Alone.
/ Mike Posner –– Can hear why.
Views
/ Drake –– Drake cakes.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

Everybody’s Fool by Richard Russo –– Fool of crap.
The Noise of Time
by Julian Barnes –– A tonal waste of Time.
Doing It Over
by Catherine Bybee –- Should’ve been.
Zero K
by Don DeLillio –– Zero emission.
The Little Red Chairs
by Edna O’Brien –– Warp crimes.

Nonfiction

We Were Feminists Once by Andi Zeisler –– Sheesh!
Ruthless: Scientology, My Son David Miscavige, and Me by Ron Miscavige –– Old mugger Hubbard.
American Huckster: How Chuck Blazer Got Rich From-and Sold Out-the Most Powerful Cabal in World Sports
by Mary Papenfuss & Teri Thompson –– Troll Blazer.
Game 7, 1986
by Ron Darling –– Metropolitans' opera.
The Caped Crusade
by Glen Weldon –– Bat to the bone.
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Headbangers: READ 'EM AND VEEP

Trump Taps DC Lawyer Who Vetted Palin for VP Search
–– Was that lawyer or vet?
Former Miss Universe: Donald Trump called me 'Miss Piggy'
–– High praise from swine. Headbangers 05/20/16

 


INXart: DUTERTE HARRY

INXart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Scandal Precedes Rio Olympics, Excessive Political Fundraising, U.S. vs. States Over Bathroom Laws, and Philppines' Brutish President Duterte at inxart 05/18/16.

 


Gertrude's Follies: WEIGHT AND SEE

Alice is ostensibly alarmed by Gert's girther movement, but is she actually enabling her chunky chocoholic? In the argument against avoirdupois, Ms. Toklas talks the talk, but her roomie's hips don't lie. Check back regularly for the latest installment of Gertrude's Follies.

 


What Now: THE INNER CIRCLE

Randy Jones has illustrated the program for the annual Inner Circle Show for more than 20 years. Here are some of his best covers for satirical revues that sent up the Giuliani, Bloomberg and DeBlasio administrations.
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What Not: HOPE SPRINGS INFERNAL

At 12 am, December 25th, Holly Ann D'Ivie, acting CEO of the Yuletide Trust, released the 2015 Top 12 Wishes of Christmas List after two years of silent nights. Ms. D'Ivie had no explanation for the North Pole, Alaska-based 'charity's' inactivity… What Not.

 


U.S.A.: PRESTO CHANGE-O!

After a mere six years, we present the second installment of United Super Allies, the comic strip that reveals the secret story behind our nation's super-heroic saviors. It's 2008 and the Decider's term is grinding to a merciful halt when it seems all hope is lost, until… U.S.A.

 


Deadlines: BUMPER STINKERS 2016

WIth better than a dozen Republicans and half a dozen Democrats (not counting fringe candidates) it's a question if there are enough bumpers in the U.S.A. to display all of the deeply meaningful political slogans the campaign season has to offer. More 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.