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May 6, 2015

Momma (Short Story Month #6) Momma, one of the bravest cartoons ever to grace a newspaper, has long served as a devastating ode to the fragility of life ...


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Published on May 06, 2015 04:57 • 5 views

May 5, 2015

The Wizard of Id (Short Story Month #5) If the conservative mindset has an outlet on the comics page, it’s The Wizard of Id. Set in the fantasy ...


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Published on May 05, 2015 05:36 • 7 views

May 4, 2015

Hägar the Horrible (Short Story Month #4) There is true irony in the concept of a cartoon such as Hägar the Horrible — ostensibly concerning as it does ...


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Published on May 04, 2015 05:04 • 10 views

May 3, 2015

Family Circus (Short Story Month #3) For decades now (or is it centuries?), Family Circus has served as the preeminent newsprint burlesque of the archetypical nuclear family. By all ...


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Published on May 03, 2015 05:17 • 9 views

May 2, 2015

Beetle Bailey (Short Story Month #2) Is there a more perfect satire of the American war machine than Beetle Bailey? Combining the brutality of Oliver Stone in ...


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Published on May 02, 2015 05:21 • 7 views

May 1, 2015

Archie (Short Story Month #1) As everyone is no doubt aware, Riverdale is the cartoon page’s version of David Lynch’s Lumberton, where monsters hold sway and ...


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Published on May 01, 2015 05:23 • 3 views

As some people know, the month of May is Short Story Month, a celebration of the art form as well as a reminder of the power ...


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Published on May 01, 2015 05:14 • 6 views

April 18, 2015

There’s a longer story to be told here, of course, and I’ll get to it. But to keep it short (because Internet attention span), I shall ...


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Published on April 18, 2015 10:01 • 12 views

March 25, 2015

To celebrate the release of The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir, your humble me hereby presents a series of short, intensely sweet interviews about this already-classic anthology. ...


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Published on March 25, 2015 06:32 • 16 views

To celebrate the release of The Exile Book of New Canadian Noir, your very humble bearded oddity hereby presents a series of short, intensely sweet interviews with ...


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Published on March 25, 2015 04:38 • 13 views