Tag Archives: movies and TV

six turning, four burning– the biggest photobomb ever

Imagine the scene: it’s Sunday evening and you are sitting peacefully in your own living room, doodling in your sketchbook while you watch this week’s episode of The Great Food Truck Race.  (This is a completely pointless Food Network program … Continue reading

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let’s watch tv– the great martian war

(In case you have The Great Martian War awaiting you on your DVR, or are waiting for either a rerun on History or BBC America or the DVD release,  I am putting my appreciation of this extremely weird program under … Continue reading

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at the movies: guardians of the galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy is a great movie for a rainy summer afternoon. If you’ve seen the ads and the trailers and never read the comics, you will be excused for thinking that this flick is a colorful space opera … Continue reading

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world cup notes

On this, the rest day between the end of the group competitions and the beginning of the knockout round, here are just a few of the notes I’ve been making as I watch the (“association football”) World Cup.  Sportscasters say … Continue reading

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this blog joins the robot skeleton army!

“A cartoonist in Kekionga”, complete with Josef from the header, has been mentioned on the Robot Skeleton Army website, home of daily headlines about Craig Ferguson and The Late Late Show!  As a ridiculously adoring fan of this profound, silly … Continue reading

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at the movies: x-men: days of future past

(Yes, yes, so many colons.  It is not my fault that people who make movies insist on putting colons on the title.) I actually saw this flick a week or so ago, when I was in the middle of posting … Continue reading

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at the movies: the amazing spider-man 2

Well, it was a movie, and it did have Spider-Man in it.  (It was the new Andrew Garfield One, not the big eyed Young Tobey Maguire One, so that’s about a half point in its favor.)  It was the second … Continue reading

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let’s watch tv: marvel’s agents of s.h.i.e.l.d earns its keep

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has been blowing hot and cold for me all season– flashes of brilliance, long passages of boredom, never quite as good as it should be but never close to bad enough to dump.  And then Winter … Continue reading

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“keepin’ it classy, all the way ’till christmas”

It’s never pleasant to be the breaker of bad news, so I  hope that all you fellow fans of the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson have already heard it.  If you haven’t, the show will be ending in December … Continue reading

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tumblr sunday– the deadline fairy

Here she is: the obscure monochrome fairy of Natural Media Inking, who comes in the night as you sit there stippling and listening to NPR and gives you the inspiration to finish your comic in time.  You shall, she says.  … Continue reading

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