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Prattling before the Pratfall

Last Build Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:26:25 +0000


Keep on Truckin’

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:29:23 +0000

This post isn’t about the Grateful Dead, and it isn’t about Robert Crumb, but there is a cartooning connection. It was a surprise for me when it came up in this “Fresh Air With Terry Gross” podcast. I recommend listening to the entire interview, but if you don’t want to wait to find out, listen … Continue reading Keep on Truckin’

Revisionist History

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:44:04 +0000

One of the features I get with my $15/year GoComics subscription is “Tom the Dancing Bug” by Ruben Bolling. That’s a pseudonym, by the way, so he isn’t the son of Little Archie cartoonist Bob Bolling. His undergraduate degree is in Economics (yeah!) and he attended Harvard Law School. Bolling excels at on-target absurdist interpretations … Continue reading Revisionist History

Boys and Their Toys

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 20:08:17 +0000

I’d like to get a pair of AR-15’s for my collection before they’re no longer available.

White Men Got Rhythm in the Whiteman Band

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:47:22 +0000

Bing Crosby at 26, before he went solo.

Jerry’s Kid

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 21:08:13 +0000

A Chicago evening in 1966 with Gary Lewis and the Playboys!

Now is not the time

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:40:31 +0000

I’m sure there will be plenty of other opportunities to not talk about gun control. 17 killed, others injured after shooting at Florida high school