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“..Soviet space dogs – in pictures..”

“..here’s a look at canine space explorers in Soviet pop culture..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Soviet space dogs – in pictures | Art and design | The Guardian.

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key/collins cartoon..

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Key’s call for Collins inquiry – Business – NZ Herald News.

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key/slater cartoon..

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

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“..Will ‘The Simpsons’ ever be good again?..”

“..marathon makes us miss the things we loved about a great show – - but those things may be gone forever..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Will “The Simpsons” ever be good again? – Salon.com.

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judith collins cartoon..

(..oil-slippage..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: She just…slipped – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Book Review: The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning..”

“..The graphic novel might not be the first format that comes to mind in recounting a historical trial- – but it works remarkably well..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Book Review: The United States vs. Private Chelsea Manning.

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“..funny feminist cartoons..”

“..Jacky Fleming’s first published cartoon appeared in Spare Rib in 1978 – while she was still at college. More than 30 years on Fleming is still taking careful aim with her pen..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> This woman’s funny, feminist … Continue reading

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“..A Fairytale Kingdom and Beloved Dragon – Explain the Failure of the War on Drugs..” (animation..)

“..War on Drugo was released by the Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) – - and is a direct analogy to the current war on drugs..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> A Fairytale Kingdom and Beloved Dragon Explain the Failure of … Continue reading

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“..Dirty pictures..” (cartoons..)

(ed:..need a laff..? ..a roundup of things ‘dirty politics’..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Dirty pictures « The Standard The Standard.

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“..How to Get a Figurine Produced in China – and Not Lose Your Shirt..”

“..Jared Zichek decided to make his own – - and says you can too..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> How to Get a Figurine Produced in China and Not Lose Your Shirt – Boing Boing.

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“..Cartoon: Nats’ Housing Policy..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Nats’ Housing Policy – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..At 85 – Jules Feiffer Finally Gives Us a Graphic Novel..”

“..Badass women star in ‘Kill My Mother- – - his twisted noirish mystery-romance..” (cont..) go to source/story>> At 85, Jules Feiffer Finally Gives Us a Graphic Novel | Mother Jones.

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“..Is Batman the world’s worst dad? – The most disastrous comic book parents..”

“..Your tyke may rip a hole in the couch – - but comic book hellspawn have been known to rip a hole in the fabric of reality..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Is Batman the world’s worst dad? The most disastrous … Continue reading

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“..9 Times ‘The Simpsons’ Was Strangely Beautiful..”

“..here are just a few visually and emotionally beautiful moments from the show..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 9 Times ‘The Simpsons’ Was Strangely Beautiful.

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“..30 Years Of Music Industry Upheaval In 30 Seconds..”

“..In 30 years we’ve gone from flipping cassette tapes – to playing CDs – to downloading iTunes – - to streaming Spotify. These seismic shifts in the music industry are visualized in a fascinating GIF..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 30 … Continue reading

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“..Over 1000 hilarious Nancy comic strips from 1946-1948..”

“..Drawn in a simple – bold – and eye-catching style – - Nancy is clever – hilarious – and a bit surreal..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Over 1000 hilarious Nancy comic strips from 1946-1948 – Boing Boing.

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“..Here’s your ultimate character-based guide to marathoning ‘The Simpsons’..”

“..If you have a favorite ‘Simpsons’ character- – here are the marathon episodes to watch so you don’t miss out..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Here’s your ultimate character-based guide to marathoning “The Simpsons” – Salon.com.

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“..The difference between you and an MP..”

(ed:..a useful infographic..) (cont..) go to source/story>> The difference between you and an MP – National – NZ Herald News.

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a key/collins cartoon..

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: Off the rails – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Cartoon: PM’s new clothes..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: PM’s new clothes – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..All the Culture We’re Diggin’ This Month – From Comics to Star Trek..”

“..Maybe it’s a new album – but maybe it’s an old show. Maybe it’s a book we just re-read for the first time since high school – - maybe it’s a new game we got a chance to playtest..” (cont..) … Continue reading

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“..The most absurd scientific explanations for comic book superpowers..”

“..From brain-swapping to blood transfusions gone wrong – - here are the most ridiculous superpower origin stories..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The most absurd scientific explanations for comic book superpowers – Salon.com.

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“..Animated – candid – Bukowski interviews..”

“..video featuring ‘Candid conversations between writer Charles Bukowski – his wife – and his producer – - took place in Bukowski’s home during the recording session for his classic Run With the Hunted in 1993. Here the outtakes are brought … Continue reading

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“..Bids for first-ever Superman comic reach £1m in online auction..”

“..A rare comic book that introduced Superman to the world is now worth well over a £1 million – - as bidders battle to claim it in an online auction..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Bids for first-ever Superman comic reach … Continue reading

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are we heading for a superhero-overdose..?

“..rival studios Marvel and DC Comics are planning to stretch the spandex to breaking point in the next six years – - with an astonishing 30 super-hero films scheduled for release..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Comic-book heroes big earners for … Continue reading

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steven joyce cartoon..

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Man In Black… – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Bang your eyes: the 13 hardest rocking heavy metal movie posters..”

“..the 13 eyebangingest posters ever..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Bang your eyes: the 13 hardest rocking heavy metal movie posters – Boing Boing.

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“..Jane Austen meets mansplaining: This is the perfect satire of the anti-feminism movement..”

“..The inside story of a new Web comic that captions ‘Pride and Prejudice’ scenes – - with misogynistic Internet comments..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Jane Austen meets mansplaining: This is the perfect satire of the anti-feminism movement – Salon.com.

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“..When Superman and Wonder Woman had sex in the sky: The hottest comic book romances..”

“..From Thor and Roz Solomon – to Batman and Maggie Sawyer – - comics feature some surprisingly sizzling love stories..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> When Superman and Wonder Woman had sex in the sky: The hottest comic book romances – … Continue reading

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“..Maori land loss – 1860-2000..” (infographic..)

(ed:..a complex issue is somewhat clarified.. ..in just five images..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Maori land loss, 1860-2000 | NZHistory, New Zealand history online.

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“..The Simpsons’ Springfield USA – in Lego..” – Boing Boing

“..a fellow built the entire town of Springfield out of Lego..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Simpsons’ Springfield, USA in Lego – Boing Boing.

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“..From ‘Scalped’ to ‘Thief of Thieves’: The most engrossing crime comics in history..”

“..If you love to see plans hatched – and laws broken – and heads cracked – - check out the best of the crime comic genre..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> From “Scalped” to “Thief of Thieves”: The most engrossing crime … Continue reading

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“..Guardians of the Galaxy review – smart and funny retro thrills..”

“..Chris Pratt leads a ragtag bunch of unlikely superheroes on a quest to save the cosmos – - in Marvel’s witty bubblegum romp..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Guardians of the Galaxy review – smart and funny retro thrills | Film … Continue reading

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“..Original art from the greatest private comic collection on earth..”

“..One evening several years ago my friend – the artist Coop – - took me to the San Fernando Valley house of comic book art collector Glenn Bray..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Original art from the greatest private comic collection … Continue reading

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“..15 Pieces of Life Advice From Homer Simpson..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> 15 Pieces of Life Advice From Homer Simpson – CollegeHumor Post.

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key as mafia-don…

(ed:..as goldsmith kisses his ring..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Take one for the team – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Bill Maher Bashes Republicans Over Border Crisis With Epic Dr. Seuss Parody..”

“..The host of HBO’s ‘Real Time’ took on the border crisis and Tea Party Republicans – - with an epic Dr. Seuss parody on Friday night..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Bill Maher Bashes Republicans Over Border Crisis With Epic Dr. … Continue reading

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“..Comic-Con 2014: the wildest and weirdest outfits..”

“..Here are the looks from the weekend..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Comic-Con 2014: the wildest and weirdest outfits | Culture | The Guardian.

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“..The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown’s foul-mouthed rant prompts complaints..”

“..The washed-up boozy clown was heard to use the word ‘bastard’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown’s foul-mouthed rant prompts complaints | Media | The Guardian.

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“..The Simpsons Family Guy trailer: First look at crossover episode after Comic-Con debut..”

“..A first look at the long-awaited Simpsons Family Guy crossover episode has been released at Comic Con – - revealing Peter Griffin and Homer Simpson’s budding friendship..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Simpsons Family Guy trailer: First look at crossover … Continue reading

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