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GERTRUDE'S FOLLIES

Gertrude's Follies #98
Liebestod's tools. 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

Us –– And dim.
Cruel Intentions –– By all mean.
Triple Threat –– Thrice cooker.
Hotel Mumbai –– Inn trouble.
Dragged Across Concrete –- Pavement cracks.
Trading Paint –– Paint drips.
Out of Blue –– Blew in the face.
Relaxer –– Tranqs for the memories.
Sunset –– Bites the dusk.
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TELEVISION

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (HBO) –– The Holmes stretch.
Growing (Netflix) –– Groaning.
The Village (NBC) –– Of the dumbed.
Project Runway (Bravo) –– Stitcher premium.
Fosse/Verdon (FX) –– All flat jazz.
The Fix (ABC) –– Is out.
Aretha! A Grammy Celebration for the Queen of Soul (CBS) –– Franklin minned.
Tricky Dick (CNN) –– Nixon-knack.
Shrill (Hulu) –– Big girl pants.
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THEATRE

Be More Chill –– Chill pill.
True West
–– Shepard boys.
Choir Boy
–– Tenor lax.
To Kill a Mockingbird
–– Bull FInch.
Network –– Braking news.
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MUSIC

Evil Genius / Gucci Main –– Gucci Gucci goo.
Championships
/ Meek Mill –– Run of the Mill.
Other People’s Stuff
/ John Mellencamp –– Stuff it.
Street Gossip
/ Lil Baby –– 40 acres and a mewl.
Wanderer
/ Cat Power –– Meow mix.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

The Chef by James Patterson & Max DiLallo –– Prepare for the worst.
Never Tell by Lisa Gardner –– Talk down, too.
Chocolate Cream Pie Murder by Joanne Fluke –– Pie-hole of crap.
The Border by Don Winslow –– Cross examination.
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty –– Putz unknown.

Nonfiction

Capital Gaines by Chip Gaines –– Chip and dip.
The Chief
by Joan Biskupic –– Poky Roberts.
The Trial of Lizzie Borden
by Cara Robertson –– Axe of violence.
The Uninhabitable Earth
by David Wallace-Wells –– Fouled ball.
The Source of Self-Regard
by Toni Morrison –– Egocatastrophe.
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Gertrude's Follies: LOVE TRAIN

Getrude & Alice's amour is both on track and off the rails as the gals share caboodles of caboose. Hear that ol' whistle blow goin' round the bend in the latest Follies. And order Tom Hachtman's Cult Comics Classics in the full-color Gertrude et Alice. Gertrude's Follies

 


Headbangers: BY NO MEANS NO

Trump Issues First Veto After Congress Rejects Border Emergency
–– Triggering Rational Emergency.
Brexit: MPs reject Theresa May's deal by 149 votes
–– May be ‘Not!’ Headbangers 03/15/19

 


Inxart: FOR BETO OR WORSE

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
New Zealand Shooting, Beto & Bernie & Joe, College Admissions Scandal, Trump's GOP Circus, America: Land of Diversity, and Plastic Pollution at inxart 03/20/19.

 


Bad Adss: COLD HARD FACTS

The heightened concern for injury, particularly to the head, in all contact sports prompted this PSA. For those of you in the rough and tumble business of trying to score journalistic goals while defending the crease of crediblity we suggest you skate on over to the latest Bad Adss.

 


Deadlines: MODERN PRESIDENT-I-AL

I am the very model of the modern President-i-al,
I’ve got opinions impolite, alternative, and skeptical,
I know the kinks of enemies, and I quote my feuds historical,
From Rosie O to Khizr Khan… More Deadlines

 


What Not: UTTERLY PREDICTABLE

The little-known Bureau of Prevision, a division of the State Department's Office of Budget and Planning is tasked with foretelling events in the United States. The 'crystal ballers' at Previz end up foreseeing a wide range of events in all aspects of American Life. What Not

 


Now What Books: SHUTDOWN F**K-UP

Remember when America had the best Congress money could buy? Neither do we. That's why we just got through a record shutdown, the third in two years of one-party-rule. Buy the funny book of verse that implores our clueless Congress to Go the F**k Back to Work!



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

 


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

 


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.