Monthly Archives: September 2013

In da club (mash-up)

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Hatters gonna hat.

And haters gonna hate. Whether you believe that you should read the comments sections on digital articles or not ever in a million years (and I sure do feel bad for future historians – have fun trudging through the muck!), … Continue reading

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Great Lakes

“Great Lakes” by Harlan Pepper I was walkin’ down a steep street hill My mouth began to let words spill People gathered, off and on I didn’t like that, I went to Lake Huron Saw a train and hopped underneath Made … Continue reading

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Swipes File #3: Leg Traps

The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that spirit, I offer a series of mash-ups (or possibly swipes) on similar topics … Continue reading

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Cirque de Soleil & The Sunshine State (Week 2 at work)

This week at the Canada Institute, I helped with a few more one-pagers about Canada-U.S. relations for members of Congress on the following fascinating topics: – Cirque de Soleil and the TransCanada pipeline (both powering the sparkle and lights of … Continue reading

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Swipes File #2: Show me the money

The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that spirit, I offer a series of mash-ups (or possibly swipes) on similar topics … Continue reading

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For Love of Libraries (Week 2 in DC)

Like Tressie McMillan Cottom and Ray Bradbury, I love libraries. Each time I get to a new place, I get a library card, leading to a vast collection of library cards from pretty well every mailing address I’ve ever had. If anybody … Continue reading

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Swipes File #1: Foreign Aid & Domestic Affairs

The Comics Journal had an interesting feature called the “swipes file” where they showed two comics or cartoons by different creators with very similar formatting. In that spirit, I offer a series of mash-ups (or possibly swipes) on similar topics … Continue reading

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Boodles, Boats, & Borders (Week 1 at work)

This week at the Canada Institute, I helped with a few one-pagers about Canada-U.S. relations for members of Congress on the following fascinating topics: – Integrated Cross-border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations (ICMLEO), which has the much more memorable nickname “Shiprider” … Continue reading

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Random generator mash-up

Some time ago, a friend sent me the Academic Sentence Generator, a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure assortment of post-modern pastiche-ism: The eroticization of desire clarifies the position of the historicization of linguistic transparency. Now, courtesy of SS, I can also offer you the … Continue reading

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