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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, March 02, 2014 @ 5:46 AM EST
Mar 02 2014

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Kentucky is fighting same-sex marriage tooth and nail, just as it fought indoor plumbing.
-Andy Borowitz

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer today reflected on her decision to veto the state's anti-gay law: "The decision was a no-brainer, which is why I was capable of making it."
-Andy Borowitz

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Why I canceled my 20+ year subscription to The Wall Street Journal after it was purchased by Rupert Murdoch, in one photo:

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It's a bit odd that when you ask certain conservatives to Love Thy Neighbor they feel their religious freedom is at risk.
-Frank Conniff

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Dutch police have begun using rats to detect drugs and guns in suspects' clothing, so next time you smoke weed in Amsterdam, try not to get paranoid about the Hyper-Intelligent Police Rats.
-Seth Meyers

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Losing to Canada in hockey is like losing to France in cowardice.
-David Burge

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Hi, I'm a guy who supported the Iraq war and is outraged Putin would invade a smaller country that hasn't attacked him.
-John Fugelsang


Categories: Andy Borowitz, Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop, John Fugelsang


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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, February 23, 2014 @ 7:58 AM EST
Feb 23 2014

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"Some people, when they're slightly feverish and taking strong antibiotcs, have exotic dreams. I dream of digital rights management."

"Sounds exciting."

"Not the way we implement it."

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They used a text-analysis program to measure the tone of articles in USA Today between 2007 and 2009, and found that especially positive articles predicted a downturn in the Dow Jones Industrial Average between a week and a month later. The researchers also analyzed all twenty-one U.S. Presidential inaugural addresses between 1933 and 2009, and found that Presidents who waxed optimistic about the future saw a rise in unemployment and a slowdown in economic growth during their terms in office. It’s perhaps too strong to suggest that positive thinking, alone, produced these large macroeconomic changes, but the staggering results in this most recent paper are consistent with more than a decade’s worth of studies in Oettingen’s lab. (The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking)

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Just a reminder- Abe Vigoda's birthday is tomorrow. Get your party supplies today.

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When the next crisis happens, and by the nature of markets, it will happen again, the government will do the only rational thing it can, and once again step in and save the institutions with taxpayer money. The economy will again be wrecked and the average family will again pay the costs.

The bankers won't suffer much, not personally. That's the real stupidity tax, and we are all paying. The Powerball lottery: Is it really a stupidity tax?.

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(YouTube video: a great Vivaldi/Disney mashup.)

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Beware the meeping angels.


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Cleaning off the desktop...
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Published Sunday, February 16, 2014 @ 7:13 AM EST
Feb 16 2014

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The name doesn't help, either. Marcellus Shale sounds like a villain in a Quentin Tarantino movie.

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"Y'know, someone should bury Caesar." -Doug Elrod

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The Google timer has returned.

Go to google.com and type:

set timer X time period
(seconds, minutes, or hours):

set timer 1 hour 2 minutes 3 seconds

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According to the Department of Agriculture, one in six men eat pizza every day. The other five eat yesterday's pizza.
-Stephen Colbert

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26% of Americans think the sun revolves around the earth.

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"It is becoming increasingly clear to judges that if they rule against same-sex marriage their grandchildren will regard them as bigots."
-Andrew M. Koppelman
A law professor at Northwestern, on why courts are backing away from bans on gay marriage.

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Carl Jung invented the word "lethologica" to describe the state of not being able to remember the word you want to use. Is not being able to remember the word lethologica an example of recursion?

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Love is...
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Published Friday, February 14, 2014 @ 5:14 AM EST
Feb 14 2014

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Every love is the love before
In a duller dress.
-Dorothy Parker

If love is blind, why is Victoria's Secret so successful?
-Unattributed

If love is the answer, could you rephrase the question?
-Jane Wagner

Life is one fool thing after another where as love is two fool things after each other.
-Oscar Wilde

Love doesn't make the world go 'round. Love is what makes the ride worthwhile.
-Franklin P. Jones

Love is a decision, not an emotion.
-Unattributed

Love is a joint experience between two persons- but the fact that it is a joint experience does not mean that it is a similar experience to the two people involved.
-Carson McCullers

Love is a matter of chemistry. Sex is a matter of physics.
-Unattributed

Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig, and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun.
-Matt Groening

Love is a series
Of darlings and dearies
Of honeys and sweeties
And sugared entreaties
Of moonings and spoonings
And cooings and billings
All tempered, of course,
By occasional killings.
-E.Y. Harburg

Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra. Suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
-Matt Groening

Love is a verb.
-Clare Boothe Luce

Love is all fun and games until someone loses an eye or gets pregnant.
-Jim Cole

Love is blind, but desire just doesn't give a good goddamn.
-James Thurber

Love is grand; divorce is three hundred grand.
-Unattributed

Love is like an hourglass, with the heart filling up as the brain empties.
-Jules Renard

Love is like any other luxury. You have no right to it unless you can afford it.
-Anthony Trollope

Love is like epidemic diseases. The more one fears it, the more likely one is to contract it.
-Nicolas Chamfort

Love is like the measles; we all have to go through it.
-Jerome K. Jerome

Love is not the dying moan of a distant violin- it's the triumphant twang of a bedspring.
-S.J. Perelman

Love is one long sweet dream, and marriage is the alarm clock.
-Unattributed

Love is only the dirty trick played on us to achieve continuation of the species.
-W. Somerset Maugham

Love is that rare attraction to someone that can survive getting to know them.
-Robert Brault

Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.
-Robert A. Heinlein

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
-H.L. Mencken

Love is the word used to label the sexual excitement of the young, the habituation of the middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old.
-John Ciardi

Love, and you shall be loved. All love is mathematically just, as much as the two sides of an algebraic equation.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Marriage, friends, is a lifelong feast, love is no light lunch.
-Garrison Keillor

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Romania.
-Dorothy Parker

Oh, love isn't there to make us happy. I believe it exists to show us how much we can endure.
-Hermann Hesse

Puppy love is no laughing matter when you're a puppy.
-Amy Gamerman

The best proof of love is trust.
-Dr. Joyce Brothers

The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or woman, it's what we lack in ourselves.
-Anaïs Nin

The first duty of love is to listen.
-Paul Tillich

The first sigh of love is the last of wisdom.
-Antoine Bret

The great secret of happiness in love is to be glad that the other fellow married her.
-H.L. Mencken

The magic of first love is our ignorance that it can ever end.
-Benjamin Disraeli

True love is the best thing in the world, except for cough drops.
-William Goldman

When you have been just told that the girl you love is definitely betrothed to another, you begin to understand how Anarchists must feel when the bomb goes off too soon.
-P.G. Wodehouse

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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, February 09, 2014 @ 5:53 PM EST
Feb 09 2014

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I can communicate through a series of short & long groans & sighs. It's called 'morose code'.
-Robb Allen, @ItsRobbAllen (h/t David Kifer, alt.quotations)

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Somewhat alarmed to discover some teens don't recognize "Uncle Sam," I checked with my daughter about my soon to be 11 year old granddaughter's status:

KGB: Does Lea know who Uncle Sam is?

Sara: Oh, I think she would.

KGB: Ask her when convenient.

Sara: She said yes, it's the guy pointing and saying "I want you."

KGB: Excellent. Our nation is in good hands.

Sara: She said "Yes. Yes, it is."

Can't argue with that...>

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"I give them a year."
-Ray Bloch, musical director for "The Ed Sullivan Show," on the Beatles, when they made their first live appearance on American television 50 years ago.

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"Ah, hell. Let's call Froot Loops what they really are: Gay Cheerios."
-Bill Maher

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Those who feel that humans are essentially good and altruistic have never read the comment sections on YouTube.

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I actually used to date a girl named Christie Benghazi, so it's funny for me now when I flip between those two channels.
-John Fugelsang

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The Star Trek Facepalm collection, although I don't think Spock actually qualifies.

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“If we came from monkeys then why are there still monkeys?”

Let me ask you this: If you came from parents, why are there still parents?

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"Fortunes have been lost underestimating Jay Leno."
-Lorne Michaels


Categories: Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop, Harrison Ford, Jay Leno, KGB Family, KGB Opinion, Linked In, Michael Collins, Miscellany, NASA, Star Trek, YouTube


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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, February 02, 2014 @ 5:00 PM EST
Feb 02 2014


THREE DOG NIGHT- Although, with Pixie the Shih Tzu puppy, it's probably more accurate to call it a "Two Dog and One Small Dog-Like Creature Night."

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The President said we must stay vigilant against foreign threats...yet Justin Bieber remains a free man.
-Bill Maher

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Damn. I just wrote year of the snake on a check.

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St. Peter can tell which new arrivals are from Pittsburgh because when they go toward the light at the end of the tunnel they slow down.

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I wonder if clouds ever look down on us and say, "Hey look. That one is shaped like an idiot."

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Daughter-in-law Angela with my granddaughter Joelle.

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Maybe if we all e-mail the Constitution to each other, the NSA will finally read it.


Categories: Bill Maher, Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop, KGB Family, Miscellany, NSA, Pittsburgh, U.S. Constitution


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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, January 26, 2014 @ 5:48 AM EST
Jan 26 2014


Granddaughters Joelle and Lea. Joelle appears to be thinking, "I don't mind the sleepover business, but she's touching my bear."

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Rep. Steve Pearce (R-NM) on marriage between a man and a woman:

'The wife is to voluntarily submit, just as the husband is to lovingly lead and sacrifice. The husband’s part is to show up during the times of deep stress, take the leadership role and be accountable for the outcome, blaming no one else.'

To be fair, it sounds better in the original Klingon.

-Zay N. Smith

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I'm a non-violent kind of guy, but I sincerely believe anyone who uses the word 'whilst' should be soundly thrashed.

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"Secret formulas" abound on social media for wondrous cleaning solutions you can make in your home.

Don't waste your time.

Homemade whatevers - rug cleaner, spot remover, detergent - all contain just one real, active ingredient: dishwashing liquid. That's it. Period. Be especially wary of the ones which include both vinegar and baking soda. When mixed, the acetic acid in the vinegar and the baking soda react to form carbonic acid and sodium acetate. Carbonic acid sounds impressive, but all it really is carbonated water. And when it stops fizzing, it's because all the carbon dioxide has escaped from the mixture. Take the carbon dioxide out of carbonic acid, and you have... water. So you're left with just water and sodium acetate. Sodium acetate is a nifty chemical, with lots of uses- but cleaning ain't one of them. Just just save yourself the trouble and just use the soap and water.

(Courtesy of the late George Kraynick, my sophomore chemistry teacher.)

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Ok, maybe it is a real dog and pony show...

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I'm not arguing, I'm explaining why I'm right.
-Bill Murray

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Funeral home directors: when the only phrase in a death notice that appears in initial caps and within quotation marks is "Dear Wife", you're sending a mixed message...

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"It was the first kiss between an African-American woman and a white Canadian in a toupee."
-Craig Ferguson (describing Nichelle Nichols and William Shatner in the original Star Trek tv series.)

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"Kraft has recalled over 1.7 million pounds of Velveeta products for mis-labeled ingredients. They accidentally called it 'cheese'."
-Stephen Colbert

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Alcohol is really just the liquid version of Photoshop.
-Bill Murray

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Am I supposed to feel safer because corporations, not terrorists, are blowing up fertilizer plants, drowning towns in oil, and poisoning the water?
-@TheDailyEdge

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It's a girl my Lord
In a flatbed Ford
Slowing down to do
Some misandry
(from Twitter)

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Agnostic apathetic isolationist.
I don't know. I don't care. Go away.

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I'm no scientist, but legalizing marijuana in your state seems to cause immediate football superiority.
-@j_mccarter

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Granddaughter Joelle takes the term "menu sampler" literally.
(With her mom, Angela, and senior granddaughter Leanna.)

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Excluding starches, preservatives, emulsifiers and artificial flavoring, Soylent Green is actually less than 2% people.
-The Covert Comic


Categories: Animals, Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop, KGB Family, Miscellany


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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Sunday, January 19, 2014 @ 11:32 AM EST
Jan 19 2014

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Categories: Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop


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Cleaning off the desktop
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Published Monday, January 13, 2014 @ 7:51 AM EST
Jan 13 2014

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Categories: Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop


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Cleaning off the desktop, part 4: General miscellany
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Published Sunday, December 22, 2013 @ 8:46 PM EST
Dec 22 2013

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Categories: Cartoons, Cleaning off the desktop, Google, Miscellany


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Christmas Future
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Published Tuesday, December 03, 2013 @ 6:06 AM EST
Dec 03 2013

(Paul Noth, The New Yorker)


Categories: Cartoons, Holidays, Technology, The New Yorker


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Miscellany
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Published Sunday, October 20, 2013 @ 10:43 AM EDT
Oct 20 2013

Notice what isn't on this box of ice cream sandwiches? The words "ice cream." And Drumsticks are not ice cream cones- just "cones."

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I thought he seemed familiar...

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From The New Yorker

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Categories: Cartoons, Miscellany


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Monday, September 09, 2013 @ 4:31 PM EDT
Sep 09 2013


Categories: Cartoons


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Cartoon of the week
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Published Saturday, August 31, 2013 @ 2:15 PM EDT
Aug 31 2013


Categories: Cartoons, Fracking


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This could work, too...
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Published Thursday, August 29, 2013 @ 2:35 PM EDT
Aug 29 2013


Categories: Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes, Cartoons


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 8:40 AM EDT
Aug 17 2013


Categories: Cartoons, Mike Twohy, Movies, The New Yorker


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 2:11 AM EDT
Aug 16 2013

(By Mike Twohy in The New Yorker)


Categories: Cartoons, Fourth Amendment, Mike Twohy, NSA


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Trick Q&A
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Published Friday, August 02, 2013 @ 12:29 AM EDT
Aug 02 2013


Categories: Cartoons, Observations


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Current events
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Published Saturday, June 29, 2013 @ 12:36 AM EDT
Jun 29 2013

The Family Research Council is either adorably oblivious,
or their PR outfit is just plain evil.


Variations on a theme:




When this man smiles, a fairy dies:


Speaking of smiles:


(YouTube video: formerly captive ducks see water for the first time).


Categories: Animals, Cartoons, Church and State, Politics, Religion, Supreme Court, The New Yorker, Video, YouTube


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, June 18, 2013 @ 7:07 AM EDT
Jun 18 2013

NSA dog


Categories: Cartoons, Fourth Amendment


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Riiight...
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Published Monday, May 06, 2013 @ 11:55 AM EDT
May 06 2013


Categories: Barack Obama, Cartoons, Second Amendment


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Don't forget...
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Published Monday, April 22, 2013 @ 6:43 AM EDT
Apr 22 2013

Danny Shanahan nails it again.


Categories: Cartoons, Danny Shanahan, Holidays, The New Yorker


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Good grief
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Published Saturday, April 20, 2013 @ 6:26 AM EDT
Apr 20 2013


Categories: Cartoons, Second Amendment


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Star Peeps
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Published Sunday, March 31, 2013 @ 12:53 AM EDT
Mar 31 2013

(Copyright © 2002, David Farley)


Categories: Cartoons, Holidays, Star Trek


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Check back tomorrow.
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Published Sunday, February 03, 2013 @ 6:59 AM EST
Feb 03 2013


Categories: Cartoons, Time Travel, WTF?


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, January 29, 2013 @ 2:02 AM EST
Jan 29 2013


"Escher, get your ass up here!"

(Robert Leighton in The New Yorker)


Categories: Cartoons, M.C. Escher, Robert Leighton, The New Yorker


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Logical.
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Published Sunday, January 13, 2013 @ 12:01 AM EST
Jan 13 2013


Why science teachers are never asked to monitor recess.


Categories: Cartoons, Science


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Canine semantics
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Published Saturday, January 05, 2013 @ 12:46 AM EST
Jan 05 2013


Charles Barsotti in The New Yorker


Categories: Cartoons, Dogs, The New Yorker


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What he said...
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Published Wednesday, January 02, 2013 @ 12:33 AM EST
Jan 02 2013


Categories: Calvin and Hobbes, Cartoons


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Meet the New Year, same as the old year...
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Published Tuesday, January 01, 2013 @ 3:01 AM EST
Jan 01 2013

KGB Report welcomes you to 2013: May this arbitrary, transient point in your solipsistic sense of the space-time continuum delineate the initiation of a series of random events which trend in a manner which you perceive to be favorable.


Categories: Barack Obama, Cartoons, Elections, History, Holidays, Mass shootings, New Years, Photo of the day, Politics, Second Amendment, The Big Bang Theory, U.S. Constitution, WTF?


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Worst. Apocalypse. Ever.
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Published Saturday, December 22, 2012 @ 12:25 AM EST
Dec 22 2012


Categories: Cartoons, Mayans, Mel Blanc, Photo of the day


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Wednesday, December 19, 2012 @ 12:52 AM EST
Dec 19 2012


Categories: Cartoons, Mayans, Politics


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Quotes (and cartoon) of the day
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Published Saturday, December 08, 2012 @ 12:31 AM EST
Dec 08 2012

James Grover Thurber (December 8, 1894 – November 2, 1961) was an American author, cartoonist and celebrated wit. Thurber was best known for his cartoons and short stories, published mainly in The New Yorker magazine then collected in his numerous books. One of the most popular humorists of his time, Thurber celebrated the comic frustrations and eccentricities of ordinary people. (Click for full article.)

A burden in the bush is worth two on your hands.

A little crotch kicking is a good thing, if done in anger. I can't stand guys who are merely piqued by the unforgivable...

A man's bed is his cradle, but a woman's is often her rack.

A pinch of probably is worth a pound of perhaps.

A woman's place is in the wrong.

All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why.

American college students are like American colleges; each has half-dulled faculties.

But what is all this fear of and opposition to oblivion? What is the matter with the soft darkness, the dreamless sleep?

Childhood used to end with the discovery that there is no Santa Claus. Nowadays, it often ends when the child gets his first adult, the way Hemingway got his first rhino, with the difference that the rhino was charging Hemingway, whereas the adult is usually running away from the child.

Discussion in America means dissent.

Do not look back in anger, or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

Don't get it right, just get it written.

Don't let the chip on your shoulder be your only reason for walking erect.

Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy and wealthy and dead.

He knows all about art, but he doesn't know what he likes.

He who hesitates is sometimes saved.

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

I hate women because they always know where things are.

I loathe the expression “What makes him tick.” It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a thunderstorm.

I spit on the grave of my awful forties.
(on turning 50)

I suppose that even the most pleasurable of imaginable occupations, that of batting baseballs through the windows of the RCA Building, would pall a little as the days ran on.

I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.

I wouldn't go down there if they was Fig Newtons down there.

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.

In his grief over the loss of a dog, a little boy stands for the first time on tiptoe, peering into the rueful morrow of manhood. After this most inconsolable of sorrows there is nothing life can do to him that he will not be able somehow to bear.

It had only one fault. It was kind of lousy.

It's better to know some of the questions, than all of the answers.

Love is blind, but desire just doesn't give a good goddamn.

Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with Man is Man.

Men are more interesting than women, but women are more fascinating.

Nowadays men live lives of noisy desperation.

One [martini] is all right. Two are too many, and three are not enough.

Our love never ripened into friendship.

She said he proposed something on their wedding night her own brother wouldn't have suggested.

She who goes unarmed in paradise had better be sure that is where she is.

Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and unhappiness.

So much has already been written about everything that you can't find out anything about it.

Sometimes the news from Washington forces me to the conclusion that your mother and your brother Ed are in charge.
(cartoon caption)

The human being says that the beast in him has been aroused, when what he actually means is that the human being in him has been aroused.

The material on me... was so extensive that the writer couldn't find anything he was looking for, and, with data up to his waist, had to guess and make things up.

The most dangerous food is wedding cake.

The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.

The saddest words of pen or tongue are wisdom's wasted on the young.

The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself.

The written word will soon disappear and we'll no longer be able to read good prose like we used to could. This prospect does not gentle my thoughts or tranquil me toward the future.

There are two kinds of light- the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.

There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.

There is something about a poet which leads us to believe that he died, in many cases, as long as twenty years before his birth.

We must all study German. When Fate knocks in German, by God you hear it.

What this country needs is a good detached retinue.
(to his ophthalmologist)

Where did you get those big brown eyes and that tiny mind? (cartoon caption)

Where most of us end up there is no knowing, but the hell-bent get where they are going.

Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?

Women deserve to have more than 12 years between the ages of 28 and 40.

You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.

You can tell where I get my ideas from the things I write, and then you will know as much about it as I do.

You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.


Categories: Cartoons, James Thurber, Quotes of the day


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Planning ahead
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Published Monday, November 12, 2012 @ 8:10 AM EST
Nov 12 2012


(Paul Noth, The New Yorker)


Categories: Cartoons, Elections, Politics, The New Yorker


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Friday, November 02, 2012 @ 12:19 AM EDT
Nov 02 2012


Categories: Cartoons


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Sunday, October 21, 2012 @ 12:02 AM EDT
Oct 21 2012

(via Tom Cheney in The New Yorker)


Categories: Cartoons, Internet


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Great moments in science
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Published Saturday, October 20, 2012 @ 2:16 PM EDT
Oct 20 2012


Categories: Cartoons, NASA, Rich Tennant, The 5th Wave


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, July 24, 2012 @ 7:19 AM EDT
Jul 24 2012

Pat Byrnes / The New Yorker Collection, cartoonbank.com.


Categories: Cartoons, Pat Byrnes, The New Yorker


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Happy Birthday, Mel
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Published Wednesday, May 30, 2012 @ 12:54 AM EDT
May 30 2012

Mel Blanc, (May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989), the greatest voice actor of all time.

(Complete documentary- "Mel Blanc: The Man of a Thousand Voices")


Categories: Cartoons, Mel Blanc, Video, YouTube


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, April 03, 2012 @ 12:07 AM EDT
Apr 03 2012


Categories: Cartoons


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Sunday funnies
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Published Sunday, March 04, 2012 @ 12:02 AM EST
Mar 04 2012


Categories: Cartoons


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, February 21, 2012 @ 5:51 AM EST
Feb 21 2012


Categories: Cartoons, Church and State, First Amendment, Rick Santorum


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Parting shot
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Published Sunday, January 01, 2012 @ 12:03 AM EST
Jan 01 2012

Happy new year!


Categories: Cartoons, New Years


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The revolution may not be televised...
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Published Tuesday, November 22, 2011 @ 7:55 AM EST
Nov 22 2011

... but it will be Photoshopped.


Categories: Cartoons


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When initialisms collide
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Published Wednesday, November 16, 2011 @ 12:01 AM EST
Nov 16 2011

(via "The New Yorker")


Categories: Cartoons


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Remembering Hoyt Curtin
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Published Friday, September 09, 2011 @ 7:19 AM EDT
Sep 09 2011

You may not know his name, but you've heard his music.

Hoyt Curtin (9/9/1922-12/3/2000) wrote most of the now-iconic music for all of the Hanna-Barbera cartoon series from Ruff and Ready in the 50s through The Smurfs in the 70s- 145 themes in all.

Curtin is perhaps most remembered for his themes to The Flintstones and The Jetsons, but his music for Jonny Quest is perhaps the best example of great 60s jazz:


Categories: Cartoons, Music, Video, YouTube


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By George, he's terrific
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Published Tuesday, June 14, 2011 @ 8:03 AM EDT
Jun 14 2011

Aside from the Thurber hounds, by far the best cartoon dogs are by George Booth, whose work has appeared in The New Yorker for decades. I love their postures and expressions, which manage to be simultaneously understated, exaggerated, and dead-on accurate. The absurdist captions are a delight as well.

See more of Booth's stuff here.


Categories: Cartoons, Dogs


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Tuesday, October 26, 2010 @ 7:42 AM EDT
Oct 26 2010


"It's like you haven't heard a thing I've thought."

By Matthew Diffee in The New Yorker
(See more of Mr. Diffee's work here)


Categories: Cartoons


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Political cartoon of the day
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Published Monday, October 25, 2010 @ 12:58 PM EDT
Oct 25 2010

(Clay Bennett, Chattanooga Times Free Press)


Categories: Cartoons


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Cartoon of the day
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Published Sunday, September 05, 2010 @ 11:22 AM EDT
Sep 05 2010


Categories: Cartoons


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