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Srsly?

In the spirit of “same sh*t, different day,” I offer to you this cartoon from 1890: Let’s pair it with this immensely unhelpful phrase, available in multiple formats from Etsy in 2014. A friend of mine was actually given a pillow with … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to be generous

Once upon a time on what I seem to recall being Tumblr, I read a pithy little quote about how someone hoped that one day the United States would fully fund public education from kindergarten through university and require funding … Continue reading

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Canada: America’s Hat?

Most of my favo(u)rite variations on perspective are the funny ones:               As one of my favo(u)rite tweets of all time may suggest, I really like using these images in talks: For quite a while … Continue reading

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Swipes #43: Me-ow

The United States represented as a predator in political cartoons? No way… Hmm, I guess that trope does date back to at least 1898.

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What Goes Around Comes Around: The Cyclical Nature of Political History

The word “revolution” has (at least two, not unrelated) meanings: And here are the cartoons:

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Shop Locally

For at least 100 years, folks have been encouraging other folks to buy stuff from them (locally) rather than from afar (in this case, amazon.com is represented by other mail order services):

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Selfies, Foodies, & Other Redundancies

Continuing the theme of “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” here are two cartoons: Mount Rushmore selfie by Jimmy Margulies (2013) Alternately labelled as “Before Instagram” or “Before Facebook,” this image posits Paul Cézanne’s work as the precursor … Continue reading

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If you were born in any year that starts with a number, you will be judged

There’s a saying that “three moves is equivalent to a house fire.” (I looked this up, and apparently it has negative connotations in that you will lose or damage as many things by moving thrice as you would by having … Continue reading

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