Guess what? More Bernie Sanders . . .

February 6, 2016

On Saturday Night Live . . .

The 2,000 Year Old Man in His 80s

November 13, 2012

2000 Year Old Man

Mel Brooks: ‘The only weapon I’ve got is comedy’” is an interview at, conducted by Stephen Deusner, marking the release of a new set of DVDs collecting a mass of hard-to-find Brooks material, both audio and video. In the interview Brooks recalls times with Alfred Hitchcock, Madeline Kahn and others–many now gone–with whom he has worked in his career. But he still gets together with Carl Reiner every other day to talk over the hazards of fried food and the merits of nectarines.

Fine Lines Between Pop Fantasy and Photographic “Realism”

October 28, 2012

Hovering somewhere between M. C. Escher’s confabulations of line and reality and whimsical cartoon satire of emerging world popular culture, Ben Heine’s hybrid of photographs and pencil drawings are a fascinating and illuminating stare . . .


And here.

Good Advice Perhaps . . .

June 7, 2012

Don't Smoke Weed

From Married to the Sea.

Save the 1%!

February 28, 2012

Save us! We're too wealthy!

Save the poor, defenceless filthy rich!

It beats having to eat them.

Reported by Josh Harkinson at Mother Jones‘ website.

“Hipsters, flipsters and finger**poppin’ daddies, knock me your lobes . . .”

January 13, 2011

And then there was His Royal Hipness, Lord Buckley . . . who reigned for a brief but wild wail against the machine way back in the way-back-when: