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“..Hip Hop Family Tree: Odd Classics of 1984..”

“..This week’s Hip Hop Family Tree covers some overlooked gems from rap music’s past..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Hip Hop Family Tree: Odd Classics of 1984 – Boing Boing.

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“..How the best Donald Duck story of all time – skewered capitalism..”

“..Like any masterpiece – Carl Barks’ 1949 comic book story ‘Lost in the Andes’ – – means many things to many critics – – each one finding something new with every reading..” (cont..) go to source/story>> How the best Donald … Continue reading

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“..How Homer Simpson discovered the Higgs boson over a decade before scientists..”

“..In the episode ‘The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace’ – – aired in 1998 – Homer becomes an inventor – – and is shown in front of a blackboard with a complicated equation. ‘That equation predicts the mass of the Higgs … Continue reading

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“..Leonard Nimoy: one of the best Simpsons cameos ever..”

“..In one of the animated series’ greatest episodes – – the Star Trek actor proved his talent for deadpan hilarity – – addressing America on the subject of alien encounters..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Leonard Nimoy: one of the best … Continue reading

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“..A letter to David Cameron from the devil – cartoon..”

“..Chris Riddell on the bishops’ letter to voters..” (cont..) go to source/story>> A letter to David Cameron from the devil – cartoon | Comment is free | The Guardian.

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“..Top 20 best video games for beginners..”

“..Want to get into gaming but don’t know where to start? Here are some great smartphone – console – and PC titles- – to kick off your collection..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Top 20 best video games for beginners | … Continue reading

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“..Controlling the Narrative..”

“..I used to be a polemicist. I was an editorial cartoonist – – and wrote what I called ‘artist’s statements’ – – to accompany my cartoons each week..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Controlling the Narrative – NYTimes.com.

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“..When did the comic-book universe become so banal?..”

“..From Chris Ware’s studied melancholia – – to Scott McCloud’s serviceable strips – – graphic novelists need to go back to the sketchpad and become artists again..” (cont..) go to source/story>> When did the comic-book universe become so banal? | … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: SkyCity game..”

(ed:..how the gamblers ‘played’ the politicians.. ..and showed them how ‘the house always wins’..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: SkyCity game – Business – NZ Herald News.

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anti-war cartoon..

(ed:..aye..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: Warm and sunny – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Don’t ‘break up’ with fossil fuels: Big Oil’s hilarious new attack ad – is proof they’re getting desperate..”

(ed:..wow..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Don’t “break up” with fossil fuels: Big Oil’s hilarious new attack ad is proof they’re getting desperate – Salon.com.

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gambling-casino cartoon..

(ed:..yep..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: Govt in corner over SkyCity contract – Business – NZ Herald News.

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“..Comic Book Fan Chops Off Nose To Look Like Captain America Villain Red Skull..”

“..this guy is really into Red Skull – – the supervillain from Captain America..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Comic Book Fan Chops Off Nose To Look Like Captain America Villain Red Skull (GRAPHIC PHOTOS).

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“..Bryan Talbot: an interview with the father of the British graphic novel..”

“..The author of the Grandville series – and Dotter of Her Father’s Eyes – – talks about steampunk – Judge Dredd – and Beatrix Potter..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Bryan Talbot: an interview with the father of the British graphic … Continue reading

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“..BBC wants to use animation to win global news battle..”

“..Corporation’s Future of News report says it must reinvent the way it presents news..” (cont..) go to source/story>> BBC wants to use animation to win global news battle – TV & Radio – Media – The Independent.

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“..Friendship Is Complicated..”

“..Art – commerce – and the battle for the soul of My Little Pony..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Friendship Is Complicated | Longreads Blog.

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“..Cartoon: Sean Plunket Flats..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: Sean Plunket Flats – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Shaun the Sheep the Movie review – Aardman have woolly mammoth hit..”

“..The big screen version of Shaun the Sheep sees our four-legged hero going on the lamb in an intricate off-farm adventure – – that will further swell the Brit studio’s flock..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Shaun the Sheep the Movie … Continue reading

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“..George Lucas on How His New Film Is Like Star Wars for Girls..”

“..’Just like Star Wars was designed for 12-year-old boys’ says Lucas – ‘Strange Magic was designed for 12-year-old girls’..” (cont..) go to source/story>> George Lucas on How His New Film Is Like Star Wars for Girls | WIRED.

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“..A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form..”

“..A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists..” (cont..) go to source/story>> A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form – News – Books – The Independent.

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“.. Norman Finkelstein: Charlie Hebdo Is Sadism – Not Satire..” 

“..World renowned political science professor says he has ‘no sympathy’ for staff at Charlie Hebdo..” (cont..) go to source/story>>  Norman Finkelstein: Charlie Hebdo Is Sadism, Not Satire  :  Information Clearing House – ICH.

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“..Charlie Hebdo: Nearly half of French people oppose Mohammed cartoons..”

“..Almost half of France opposes the publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed – – and even more say there should be limitations on free speech – – according to a new poll..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Charlie Hebdo: Nearly half … Continue reading

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“..Animation examines how animals communicate with each other..”

“..Language isn’t an either-or thing. It may be more of a spectrum..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Animation examines how animals communicate with each other – Salon.com.

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“..My awesome trip through a free archive of ‘classic’ computer games..”

“..For the ‘millennial’ generation – – remembering the past is such an effort – – but if it contains games like Tongue of the Fatman – – it may be worth it..” (cont..) go to source/story>> My awesome trip through … Continue reading

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“..50 Years Of Glam From His Holiness David Bowie – In A Single GIF..”

“..There are mullets – there are eye patches – there are baby scarves – there are fake moles – there are perms. There are so many high cheek bones..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 50 Years Of Glam From His Holiness … Continue reading

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“..Russell Brand’s Brilliant Takedown of Toxic Fox News Rant in Wake of Hebdo..”

“..In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attack – Fox News has gone on a hate-spree of invective about all Muslims being to blame for the actions of a handful of criminals. The tirade stems all the way from the … Continue reading

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“..Charlie Hebdo co-founder says murdered editor ‘dragged’ staff to death with provocative cartoons..”

“..A founder of Charlie Hebdo has accused its editor of ‘dragging the team’ to their deaths – – by publishing provocative cartoons of the Prophet Mohamed..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Charlie Hebdo co-founder says murdered editor ‘dragged’ staff to death … Continue reading

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“..Swedish children’s TV dancing genitals cartoon sparks parental outcry..”

“..Parents complain about cartoon video for children’s channel Barnkanalen – – showing penises and vaginas smiling and dancing..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Swedish children’s TV dancing genitals cartoon sparks parental outcry | World news | The Guardian.

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“..Animation dance: hip-hop’s living cartoon marvels..”

“..Animation dance – its swooping waves – irrepressible tics – and melodramatic freezes – – inspired by blockbuster cartoons – – is the latest in hip-hop’s never-ending conveyor belt of new moves..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Animation dance: hip-hop’s living … Continue reading

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“..A Message From the Dispossessed..”

“..The cartoons of the Prophet in the Paris-based satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo are offensive and juvenile. None of them are funny. And they expose a grotesque double standard when it comes to Muslims..” (cont..) go to source/story>>   A Message … Continue reading

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“..German newspaper that reprinted Muhammad cartoons firebombed..”

“..Arson attack on offices of Hamburg tabloid that published Charlie Hebdo cartoons on front page = – after Paris massacre..” (cont..) go to source/story>> German newspaper that reprinted Muhammad cartoons firebombed | World news | The Guardian.

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“..10 Insane Right-Wing Reactions to the Charlie Hebdo Massacre..”

“..As Cenk Uygur aptly put it: ‘It is a vat of ignorance – fear – and hatred – over at Fox News’ Uygur said. ‘There is no bottom to that barrel’.” Nope – there isn’t – – although the vat … Continue reading

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“..#JeSuisCharlie? No, I’m Really Not Charlie Hebdo – And Here’s Why..”

“..In reality – some of Charlie Hebdo’s most offensive cartoons would not be published in most parts of the world. Few media outlets would print a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammad crouched on all fours with his genitals bared – … Continue reading

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“..Lena Dunham: everything you need to know – in one handy infographic..”

“..Dunham is the creator of the HBO show Girls – – which returns on Sunday – – and a feminist icon who made eating a cake naked on the loo totally acceptable..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Lena Dunham, everything you … Continue reading

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“..Joe Sacco: On Satire – a response to the Charlie Hebdo attacks..”

“..The acclaimed graphic artist and journalist Joe Sacco on the limits of satire – – and what it means if Muslims don’t find it funny..” (cont..) (ed: this cartoonist raises the same concerns/feelings i had/expressed after these killings.. ..namely..that much … Continue reading

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“..I am NOT Charlie..” 

“..I am disgusted and nauseated by the sick display of collective hypocrisy about the murders in France. Here is why..” (cont..) go to source/story>>   I am NOT Charlie  :  Information Clearing House – ICH.

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“..Cartoons in Support of Paris Satire Mag Charlie Hebdo in the Wake Of Murderous Attacks..”

“..Publications have responded in vastly different ways in the wake of this horrific shooting..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoons in Support of Paris Satire Mag Charlie Hebdo in the Wake Of Murderous Attacks | Alternet.

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“..Financial Times’ Europe Editor Calls Charlie Hebdo ‘Stupid’ – Accuses Paper Of ‘Muslim Baiting’..”

“..The Financial Times’ Europe editor – Tony Barber – – has accused the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo of ‘Muslim-baiting’ – – after 12 people were killed and others wounded Wednesday in a terror attack at Charlie Hebdo’s office in … Continue reading

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“..How Charlie Hebdo’s portrayals of prophet angered many Muslims..”

“..French magazine has published several cartoons portraying the prophet Muhammad – – some in pornographic poses..” (cont..) (ed:..i wd just like to say..that i abhor censorship..and that i publish much here @ whoar that is challenging/provocative to many.. ..but there … Continue reading

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“..Renowned cartoonists among victims of Charlie Hebdo attack..”

“..The Charlie Hebdo staff killed in Paris included editor Stéphane Charbonnier – – and cartoonists Cabu – Wolinski – and Tignous..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Renowned cartoonists among victims of Charlie Hebdo attack | World news | The Guardian.

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