Archive for the 'Doonesbury' Category

REDISCOVERING THE HERE AND NOW…

August 24th, 2014

Hmmm… This morning Garry Trudeau, Jerry Scott and Jim Borgman are in sync…

I HAVE NO DOUBT…

June 22nd, 2014

BD WEPT…

June 21st, 2014

For me, this is the second most important cartoon that Garry Trudeau ever drew. Only Mark Slackmeyer’s verdict on John Mitchell surpasses Phred’s worry for his friend.

AN ASS WHO SHOULD GO FUCK HIMSELF…

June 18th, 2014

“Rarely has a president been so wrong about so much at the expense of so many.” –Dick and Liz Cheney on Obama, June 18, 2014 “Once you got to Iraq and took it over, and took down Saddam Hussein’s government, then what are you going to put in its place? If you take down the […]

TEMPTING, BUT NOT A SOLUTION…

June 8th, 2014

In the middle of a lecture a student pulls out a deck of cards and begins to play solitaire. The teacher halts the lecture and inquires as to the reason for the student’s actions. The student replies, “Oh, I forgot my laptop today.” If what we have to teach (and at the college level what […]

WHEN FRAT RATS RUN WALL STREET…

February 28th, 2014

In the Say What? column from 27 February (via New York Magazine): “What’s the difference between Hillary Clinton and a catfish. One has whiskers and stinks, and the other is a fish.” — private-equity executive Paul Queally at the Wall Street secret society Kappa Beta Phi annual dinner “What’s the biggest difference between Barney Frank […]

BEING A REPUBLICAN IS PAINFULL…

February 16th, 2014

The very sad reality, from where I stand, is that, at least at the national level, being a Democrat is more painful because Democrats at least pretend to give a fuck.

AFTER MORE THAN 40 YEARS, ZONKER WINS…

January 1st, 2014

NEO… SEE YOUR FUTURE…

August 11th, 2013

BACON IS TRULY THE MARIJUANA OF MEATS

December 6th, 2012

THIS NEEDS TO HAPPEN WAY MORE OFTEN…

December 2nd, 2012

WHAT LIVING IN THE BUBBLE GETS YOU…

November 4th, 2012

Elect Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala…

THE RATIONALE OF THE 1 PERCENT…

October 28th, 2012

Elect Jill Stein and Cheri Honkala…

COMING TO A NEWSPAPER NEAR YOU…

October 7th, 2012

I think I see a theme building here… Between plays of the Notre Dame, University of Miami game last evening, Adam Harvey and I talked a little bit about the imprending demise of the Plain Dealer. For the people who work there, I mean actually work, the people who get up every morning and struggle […]

SOME PEOPLE HIT THE LOTTERY, SOME…

July 22nd, 2012

NOW, IF VOTERS JUST UNDERSTOOD THIS…

July 15th, 2012

For Writes Like She Talks…

HOW DOES GOOGLE SELL $36.5 BILLION IN ADS..?.

May 7th, 2012

I’ve never read a Google advertisement. I find Google ads only slightly less annoying than pop-ups (does anyone else remember pop-ups?). So, when I read this bit this morning along with my daily does of Doonesbury: Total advertising revenue of the U.S. newspaper industry in 2011: $23,900,000,000. Of Google: $36,500,000,000. — from May 2012 Harper’s […]

YOU KNOW THAT’S WHAT THEY MEAN…

March 11th, 2012

THREE WORDS… THE FIRST TWO HYPHENATED…

October 23rd, 2011

YEAH… WHEN…?

July 24th, 2011

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