Monthly Archives: November 2013

Giving thanks, getting dinner

There are plenty of other political cartoons on the topic of turkey dinners, as well. Advertisements

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Poetry found

In a quest to locate a book by Joseph Fischer and F.R.R.V. Wieser entitled The Oldest Map with the Name America of the Year 1507 and the Carta Marina of the year 1516 by M. Waldseemüller (Ilacomilus), I came across … Continue reading

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Swipes File #13: Earth

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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War of 1812 (again)

It’s been a while since I brought up the War of 1812, but I came across and amazing book, English Caricaturists and Graphic Humourists of the Nineteenth Century (1893), by Graham Everitt and felt moved to share an excerpt and … Continue reading

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Swipes File #12: Fist Pump

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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Halloween at Woodrow Wilson’s house

Props to Krishna Aniel for organizing the Woodrow Wilson Center intern excursion to Woodrow Wilson’s house. The tour guides explained that people often confuse the two locations, usually arriving at the house when they are supposed to be at a talk … Continue reading

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Swipes File #11: Doctor, doctor, give me the news

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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Lest we forget.

Recessional God of our fathers, known of old— Lord of our far-flung battle line— Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine— Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget—lest we forget! The tumult … Continue reading

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Nelvana of the Northern Lights – Q&A with David Fuller

Questions & Answers: Here’s the full text from an interview with David Fuller. Exceprts will be appearing today (9 November 2013) in a Remembrance Day weekend culture/analysis section, 49.8, in the Winnipeg Free Press. If any Winnipeggers are readers, I’d reimburse you for … Continue reading

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Trace amounts of snark sneak past the censors undetected: a Congressional hearing in real life

On Tuesday, 29 October 2013, I went to the Rayburn building to attend a hearing on the proposed North America Energy Infrastructure Act to restore Congressional powers to legislate cross-border (US and Canada, US and Mexico) pipelines for natural gas and oil, as well as … Continue reading

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