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“..Why science fiction comics are better than sci-fi movies..”

“..Forget ‘X-Men’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ — – read these mind-bending comics instead..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Why science fiction comics are better than sci-fi movies – Salon.com.

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“..How to draw… The Beatles..”

“..Mick Manning and Brita Granström teach you how..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> How to draw… The Beatles | Children’s books | The Guardian.

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“..Ghosts in the machine: how AI research is bringing game characters to life..”

“..In an era of crowd-sourced machine intelligence – - games may be about to do what authors have been trying to do for centuries..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Ghosts in the machine: how AI research is bringing game characters to … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: May the best leader win..”

(ed:..i also like how little is riding on cunliffes’ shoulders..) (cont..) go to source/story>> Cartoon: May the best leader win – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..Scott McCloud’s Best American Comics 2014..”

“..If there’s one thing Scott McCloud is better at than making comics – - it’s explaining comics – - which makes him the best possible editor for this year’s Best American Comics..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Scott McCloud’s Best American … Continue reading

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“..The Viz: The adult cartoon comic is launching a website..”

“..but will farting and fornication work for a digital audience?..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The Viz: The adult cartoon comic is launching a website, but will farting and fornication work for a digital audience? – Home News – UK – … Continue reading

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“..Meet Hatsune Miku – The Sensational Japanese Pop Star Who Doesn’t Really Exist..”

“..Hatsune Miku is the world’s most famous virtual pop star. And now she’s even more famous – having made her U.S. television debut this Wednesday on ‘Late Night With David Letterman’. She didn’t come out of nowhere: this summer the … Continue reading

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“..Lorde Loves That ‘South Park’ Revealed She’s A Man..” (ed:..john key is ‘relaxed’ about it..on our behalf..)

“..Wednesday night ‘South Park’ shocked the world by revealing one of the biggest cover ups in music history: Teenage pop sensation Lorde’s true identity is Randy Marsh from ‘South Park’. Marsh originally started posing as a 17-year-old from New Zealand … Continue reading

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“..16 cartoonists who changed the world..”

“..the genre’s early masters..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> 16 cartoonists who changed the world – Boing Boing.

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“..Cartoon: Hager’s house raid..”

(ed:..aye..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Hager’s house raid – National – NZ Herald News.

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“..5 Comics You Need to Read Before Watching The Flash..”

“..here are five things you should speed-read before the premiere of the CW’s latest super show..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 5 Comics You Need to Read Before Watching The Flash | WIRED.

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“..Tetris is going to be a movie – What’s next – Pong?..”

“..The block-dropping puzzle classic is about to become a blockbusting film. We imagine the five games next on Hollywood’s undiscriminating hit list..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Tetris is going to be a movie. What’s next, Pong? | Technology | The … Continue reading

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“..How The Simpsons Co-Creator Sam Simon Is Facing His Own Tragedy..”

“..Diagnosed with terminal cancer two years ago – - and given only months to live – - Sam Simon is still alive and still racing to spend the fortune he made as co-creator of The Simpsons – - on causes … Continue reading

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“..Which Simpsons character met their end – and did the Family Guy crossover episode work?…”

“..Warning: spoilers ahead..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Which Simpsons character met their end and did the Family Guy crossover episode work? | Television & radio | The Guardian.

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“..Cartoon: Labour’s conundrum..” (ed:..let’s call this for what it is..a rightwing coup-attempt within labour..)

(ed:..this whole focus on the leadership by labour.. ..is like labour struggling to deal with a minor scrub-fire.. ..while behind them rages an inferno.. ..changing leaders yet again will not fix the deep problems within labour.. ..and is especially farcical … Continue reading

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“..Unemployment Isn’t a Bug – It’s a Feature..” (comic-strip..)

“..In Which lazy unemployed Lucky Ducky – - almost destroys the economy by getting a job!..” (cont..) go to source/story>> TOM THE DANCING BUG: Unemployment Isn’t a Bug — It’s a Feature – Boing Boing.

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“..A gross and funny animated flick..”

“..There’s something about stop motion 3D animation — – the not-quite-real textures of skin and hair – - the quite real cloth and metal – - the subtle gloomy lighting effects — – that says ‘spooky’..” (cont..) go to source/story>> … Continue reading

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“..’South Park’ Completely Trolls Washington Redskins – With In-Game Ad Ripping Team Name..”

“..Looks like Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder is about to face his toughest adversary yet: – Eric Cartman..” (cont..) go to source/story>> ‘South Park’ Completely Trolls Washington Redskins With In-Game Ad Ripping Team Name.

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“..The Lion King is biggest grossing show or film in history..”

“..The musical has been seen by an estimated 75 million people since 1997..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Lion King is biggest grossing show or film in history, says Disney – News – Theatre & Dance – The Independent.

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“..TV catchphrases have become part of our shared culture..”

“..The Simpsons have been a big contributor to everyday catchphrases..” (cont..) go to source/story>> From TV to real life – entertainment | Stuff.co.nz.

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“..Wonder Woman’s Secret Past..”

“..The little-known story behind Wonder Woman’s origins..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Wonder Woman’s Secret Past.

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“..Super-Fun-Pak Comix..”

(..ed:..best – phil collins cartoon – ever.. ..whether you are a fan.. ..or if you are one who claws at their skin in horror at the very mention of his name.. ..you will enjoy this cartoon…) (cont..) go to source/story>> … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: Agent Key..”

(ed:..ain’t that the truth..?..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Agent Key – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Digital Dipwads..” (cartoon..)

“..Annoying people can be even more annoying – - through the wonders of technology..” (cont..) go to source/story>> AlterNet Comics: Jen Sorensen on ‘Digital Dipwads’ | Alternet.

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“..11 Inappropriate Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without ‘South Park’..” (ed:..heh..!..)

“..8. Snuke: A nuclear bomb in a vagina. Government Agent: ‘Mrs. Clinton – it appears that terrorists have snuck a snuke up your snizz’..” (cont..) go to source/story>> 11 Inappropriate Words That Wouldn’t Exist Without ‘South Park’.

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“..Tosh! Twaddle! Guff! – Grayson Perry’s comic take on the art world – in pictures..”

“..In these new works – Grayson Perry is an artist action figure – - wearing a helmet of mischief and swiping his blade of cynicism at Jackson Pollock – Damien Hirst – and gentrification..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Tosh! Twaddle! … Continue reading

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“..This Is the New Batmobile – And It’s Kinda Ugly..”

“..fans of the sleek lines of the classic 1966 and 1989 Batmobiles – - might want to just look away now – - before it gets too painful..” (cont..) go to source/story>> This Is the New Batmobile—And It’s Kinda Ugly … Continue reading

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“..Tintin: A very European hero..”

“..The Economist explores the origins and evolution of Tintin..” (cont..) go to source/story>> Tintin: A very European hero | The Economist.

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“..What is art for? – Alain de Botton’s animated guide – video..”

“..philosopher Alain de Botton gives his top five reasons why art is such a vital force for humanity..” (cont..) go to source/story>> What is art for? Alain de Botton’s animated guide – video | Art and design | The Guardian.

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“..The Simpsons’ most underrated musical numbers..”

“..In advance of live concert The Simpsons Take the Bowl – - which will see an orchestra perform songs from the TV show – - we consider the lesser-known interludes they should cover..” (cont..) go to source/story>> The Simpsons’ most … Continue reading

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“..Roy of the Rovers celebrates 60 years – in pictures..”

“..here we take a look through the archive of football’s comic-book role model..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Roy of the Rovers celebrates 60 years – in pictures | Football | The Guardian.

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“..Gotham state of mind: what do comics tell us about cities?..”

“..comics tell the secrets of cities – - and of those of us who live in them..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Gotham state of mind: what do comics tell us about cities? | Cities | The Guardian.

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“..Cartoon: What they did in the shadows..”

(a national-party/govt. corruption-’toon..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: What they did in the shadows – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..The real Mad Men: Mac Conner’s stunning New York illustrations – in pictures..”

“..Mac Conner arrived in New York in 1950 – - and built a career in the city’s vibrant publishing industry – - with his crisp hand-painted illustrations..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> The real Mad Men: Mac Conner’s stunning New York … Continue reading

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“..Cartoon: Cheese Key..”

(..heh..!..) (cont..) go to source/story>>> Cartoon: Cheese Key – Opinion – NZ Herald News.

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“..Thomas Pynchon edited Homer slight from Simpsons episode..”

“..Publicity-shy novelist revealed to have removed insult to ‘my role model’ – - from the episode in which he appeared..” (cont..) go to source/story>>> Thomas Pynchon edited Homer slight from Simpsons episode | Books | The Guardian.

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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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