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April 25, 2015

Liar! Liar!, by Martha Thomases – Brilliant Disguise | @MDWorld

Yesterday, I was having a conversation with a group of people, as one does.  We were talking about the weird stuff that’s been happening — drought in California, earthquakes in...

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April 22, 2015

‘Nannaz, by Joe James – Twenty Tomorrows #1 | @MDWorld

I was staring at what looked like a one-sheet, a publicity ad, for a movie. There were four photographs on it and on the bottom right of the page a...

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April 21, 2015

My EthnoSurreal Life, by Stanford Carpenter | @MDWorld

©Stanford Carpenter 2015

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April 18, 2015

Doctor My Eyes, by Martha Thomases – Brilliant Disguise | @MDWorld

The last eight years have been ugly in terms of our political discourse.  Rabid right-wing extremists think they are being witty when they use racial stereotypes to criticize the President...

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April 16, 2015

Something a Little Personal, by David Rhoades – Making Marks | @MDWorld

David Rhoades is a writer and artist from Los Angeles. He’s worked with Michael Davis since he was in high school, and he has spent too much time thinking about...

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April 14, 2015

My EthnoSurreal Life #8, by Stanford Carpenter | @MDWorld

©Stanford Carpenter 2015

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April 13, 2015

The Homosexual Imposition, by Mike Gold – Brainiac On Banjo #394 | @MDWorld

It is such a cliché to quote George Orwell’s 1984. It’s been done to death. “War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.” Yeah, we get it. But our...

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April 11, 2015

Tweet Tweet, by Martha Thomases – Brilliant Disguise | @MDWorld

Later this year, Trevor Noah will replace Jon Stewart as host of Comedy Central’s hit, The Daily Show. Stewart made a show that was influential far beyond its ratings, making...

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April 9, 2015

Resilience, by David Rhoades – Making Marks | @MDWorld

Meaningful creation of any kind is a long-term ordeal. Writing a novel, creating a comics series, filming a movie, or designing a fresco are not the sort of thing that...

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April 7, 2015

My EthnoSurreal Life #7, by Stanford Carpenter | @MDWorld

Copyright Stanford Carpenter, 2015.

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April 6, 2015

Burning Down The Church, by Mike Gold – Brainiac On Banjo #393 | @MDWorld

It would be swell if I could like Mike Huckabee. The guy is just so damn affable. He’s funny, self-effacing, pleasant to watch on teevee, and for a politician he’s...

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April 4, 2015

Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut, by Martha Thomases – Brilliant Disguise | @MDWorld

Dispatch from the class war:  Apparently, the effects of income inequality are worse than we thought. In a new commercial for Wendy’s, our spokesmodel says,  “Married to the idea that...

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April 2, 2015

They Look Like Boobs, by David Rhoades – Making Marks | @MDWorld

“What the heck is that supposed to be?” “Those are chest muscles.” “…they look like boobs. The Hulk looks like a girl with giant boobs. Guys, look! He drew boobs...

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March 28, 2015

Pigs in Zen, by Martha Thomases – Brilliant Disguise | @MDWorld

Remember a few months ago, when anyone who questioned whether or not a police officer always behaved properly was immediately labeled a terrorist and/or a gang member?  If one pointed...

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March 27, 2015

To Tell You The Truth, by David Rhoades – Making Marks | @MDWorld

“Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it...