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

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald –– Rowling in d’oh!
Widows –– Pique.
Green Book –– Tour loose.
At Eternity’s Gate –– Vincent Van Guck.
Instant Family –– Add water and slur.
The Clovenhitch Killer –– If schnooks could kill.
Jonathan –– Twin gits.
Jinn –– Runny.
Welcome Home –– Howdy doody.
The Last Race –– Lap dog.
55 Steps –– Psych wart.
Under the Wire –– In Homs way.
Mobile Homes –– Rip van wankle.
Anchor and Hope –– Canal puss.
Of Fathers and Sons –– Lemon ISIS.
Heart, Baby! –– That beats all.
Texas Cotton –– A touch of weevil.
The Gilligan Manifesto –– Minnowmal.
Speed Kills –– Man over-broad.
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TELEVISION

The Conners (ABC) –– Roseanne barred.
The Rookie (ABC) –– Trainee wreck.
Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Netflix) –– Witchy-watchy.
The Alec Baldwin Show (ABC) –– Smarm Alec.
Wanderlust (Netflix) –– Squander lust.
The Kids Are Alright (ABC) –– Son spots.
The Little Drummer Girl (AMC) –– Beat’s off.
Titans (DC Universe) –– Ass wimping.
Bodyguard (Netflix) –– Watching the defectives.
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THEATRE

King Kong –– Hung Kong.
The Ferryman
–– Not worth the Troubles.
The Waverley Gallery
–– Gab bag.
The Lifespan of a Fact
–– Just lies there.
Bernhardt / Hamlet
–– Sarah sucker be.
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MUSIC

In the Blue Light by Paul Simon –– Simon-pure.
Origins
/ Imagine Dragons –– False starts.
Simulation Theory
/ Muse –– Museilage.
Walls
/ Barbra Streisand –– Wails.
Nuthin’ 2 Prove
/ Lil Yachty –– Proves it.
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LITERATURE
Fiction

The Reckoning by John Grisham –– Dead Reckoning.
Every Breath
by Nicholas Sparks –– Exhale and farewell.
Winter in Paradise by Elin Hildebrand –– Beach blanket bunco.
Alaskan Holiday by Debbie Macomber –– Frozen dickery.
The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton –– Snorologist.

Nonfiction

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.
Shade: A Tale of Two President
s by Pete Souza –– Photo Obama.
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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

 


Headbangers: HOUSE OF BLUE ARRIVES

Trump retreating from duties into a ‘cocoon of bitterness’
–– Party pupa.
Trump Has Only Sticks, No Carrots
–– Needs non-vegan metaphor. Headbangers 11/16/18

 


Inxart: PROBE BONER

Inxart.com is the place for editors and art directors to download the best in political illustration. This week:
Siccing Whitaker on Mueller, California Wildfires, Trump vs. the Press, China vs. U.S. on Trade, Amazon Devours America, and Term Limits at inxart 11/14/18.

 


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.