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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“..In reality – some of Charlie Hebdo’s most offensive cartoons would not be published in most parts of the world.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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“..From Spider-Gwen to ‘The Multiversity’: The best comics of 2014..”

“..The past year has brought breakthroughs in female superheroes – meta-comics – - and comics etched on beer bottle labels..” (cont..) go to source/story>> From Spider-Gwen to “The Multiversity”: The best comics of 2014 – Salon.com.

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“..Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself – a work of art in its own right..”

“..This illustrated edition of Walt Whitman’s epic poem from Leaves of Grass – - is a heartfelt – sexy tribute – - to the Good Gray Poet..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself – a work of … Continue reading

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“..Visualizing Inequality..”

“..Mapping projects that examine income inequality – - may help efforts to close the gap..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Visualizing Inequality.

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“..Henri Rousseau’s Heartening Story of Success after a Lifetime of Rejection – Illustrated..”

“..Long before history came to celebrate him as one of the greatest artists of his era – - long before he was honored by major retrospectives by such iconic institutions as the MoMA and the Tate Museum – - long … Continue reading

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“..Maurice Sendak’s Weird and Wonderful Nutcracker..”

(ed:..he does great rats – does sendak..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Maurice Sendak’s Weird and Wonderful Nutcracker | Brain Pickings.

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“..Maurice Sendak Illustrates Tolstoy..”

“..Soulful drawings of sorrow and love – - by the young and insecure artist..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Maurice Sendak Illustrates Tolstoy | Brain Pickings.

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“..A matrix of the best Captains in pop culture..”

“..comprehensive infographic analysis of Great Captains in film – comics – TV – cereal boxes – and music..” (cont..) go to source/story>> A matrix of the best Captains in pop culture – Boing Boing.

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“..10 Favorite Comics and Graphic Novels of the Year..”

(ed:..a best-of from wired..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Our 10 Favorite Comics and Graphic Novels of the Year | WIRED.

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“..The Best Games of 2014 – From Mario Kart to Sunset Overdrive..”

“..Here are WIRED’s picks of the best games we played in 2014..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Best Games of 2014, From Mario Kart to Sunset Overdrive | WIRED.

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“..Unkept Promise: Anti-alcohol comic book from 1949..”

“..Ethan Persoff has a website called Comics with Problems – - where he posts old comic books about VD – diabetes – segregation – birth control – poison prevention – etc. His latest find is a doozy..” (cont..) go to … Continue reading

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“..The Top Secret Files of Dick Cheney..”

“..Tom the Dancing Bug reveals why torture ISN’T torture anymore!.” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Top Secret Files of Dick Cheney – Boing Boing.

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“..’Simpsons’ 25 things you never knew..”

“..Honorary Squishees to all who recognize more than 20!..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 25 years of ‘Simpsons,’ 25 things you never knew about the hit show – Pop Culture – TODAY.com.

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“..Chris Riddell: ‘It’s about the texture of lines on the page’..”

“..The in-demand illustrator – writer – and cartoonist – - on fantasy – JK Rowling – – and working with Neil Gaiman and Russell Brand..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Chris Riddell: ‘It’s about the texture of lines on the page’ … Continue reading

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“..The best moments from The Simpsons..”

“..a look back at some of the show’s most memorable moments – - as chosen by our Twitter followers..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The best moments from The Simpsons – as chosen by you – Features – TV & Radio … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: Proud moment in Lima..”

(ed:..let me list the number of ways i loathe tim groser/this planet-burning govt..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Proud moment in Lima – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Dylan Horrocks: ‘It’s an amazing time to be making comics’..”

“..Kiwi comic creator Dylan Horrocks has just published his first major graphic novel in 16 years – - and found that digging into the morality of fantasy rekindled his own love of comics..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Dylan Horrocks: ‘It’s … Continue reading

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“..Most watched non-music YouTube videos of 2014 in UK: From Frozen – to Mutant Spider Dog..”

“..Inevitably Frozen was going to crop up on the list at least once..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Most watched non-music YouTube videos of 2014 in UK: From Frozen to Mutant Spider Dog – News – Music – The Independent.

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“..The big book of big of psychedelic fantasy posters..”

“..the roster of Big O posters included some of the biggest names in rock art – - from Martin Sharp (a pair of album covers for Cream) and Mati Klarwein (Santana’s ‘Abraxas’) – - to H.R. Giger (Emerson, Lake & … Continue reading

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“..The Day I Turned Down The Beatles..” (comic..)

“..An early opportunity at publishing the first American magazine on The Beatles – - is thwarted by a moment of bad judgement. From the John Wilcock comic..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> JOHN WILCOCK: The Day I Turned Down The Beatles … Continue reading

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“..Which Was a Better Sci-Fi Film: Big Hero 6 – or Interstellar?…”

“..Interstellar is an epic operatic-story about colonizing alien worlds – - while Big Hero 6 is a kid-friendly superhero flick. But which is the better film..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Which Was a Better Sci-Fi Film: Big Hero 6 or … Continue reading

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“..Wonder Woman: the feminist..”

“..Her creators were ‘sex radicals’ – - and she was designed to represent the suffragist as pin-up. Jill Lepore draws on newly discovered private papers – - to tell the secret history of the world’s most famous female superhero..” (cont..) … Continue reading

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“..Second Avenue Caper: When Goodfellas – Divas – and Dealers – Plotted Against the Plague..”

“..’Ray’ recounts his brave quixotic tragicomic adventures as an experimental AIDS drug smuggler – - who funded his operation by selling weed out of his New York apartment – - during the early years of the ‘gay plague’..” (cont..) go … Continue reading

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“..Animation: Robin Williams on masks and humanity..”

“..Robin Williams 1991: ‘Comedy is there to basically show us we fart – we laugh. To make us realize we still are part animal. So you don’t take yourself seriously – and destroy the species’..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Animation: … Continue reading

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“..Netflix’s revolution continues: Why ‘BoJack Horseman’ is like nothing you’ve ever seen..”

“..It’s hard to explain ‘BoJack Horseman’. It’s an animated show about a guy who is also a horse – - who is also a washed-up sitcom actor – - who makes poor personal and professional decisions..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> … Continue reading

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“..Fantasia Music Evolved: Strange – but it works..”

“..Disney’s attempt to capture the essence of its experimental film Fantasia in a video game – - is deeply strange – - but somehow it works..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Fantasia Music Evolved: Strange, but it works | Stuff.co.nz.

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“..Cartoon: John – go easy on the Oil..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) goto source/story>>> Cartoon: John, go easy on the Oil – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Cartoon: Shady piggyback..”

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

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“..Cartoon: Deception and illusion..”

(ed:..of course it’s about key..how cd it not be..?..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: Deception and illusion – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..10 Memorable ‘SpongeBob’ Quotes That’ll Make You Wish You Lived In Bikini Bottom..”

(ed:..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> 10 Memorable ‘SpongeBob’ Quotes That’ll Make You Wish You Lived In Bikini Bottom.

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“..Cartoon: Property too damaged..”

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

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“..Simpsons take on NZ film industry..”

“..Subtitles then appear – calling New Zealand – - ‘The Milhouse of Australia’..” (cont..) (ed:..now that is very funny…) go to source/story>>> Simpsons take on NZ film industry | Stuff.co.nz.

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