Our friend, El-Machete Illustrated, forwarded his latest cartoon to post. Here it is. He’s calling it ‘Illusions of Syria’. It seems to capture the mood pretty adeptly.
Eric began creating his cartoons while he was serving in the U.S. Air Force and he decided to start making fun of the military. He has gone on from there to continue an incisive, cartoon-based assault on perceived political corruption, social injustice and mass media hypocrisy. (more…)
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And this feeling was amplified a day or two after Christmas when Carrie Fisher died – something that was not only very sad for me, but also seemed to mess with my sense of reality in a weird way.
I usually like having my sense of reality messed with, by the way – I always find it engaging, because it forces me to think and to also go back to thoughts I’ve had periodically over the years concerning what the real nature of reality is. But no so much this time; not when it involves a sad event or the death of a personal (and, as it happens, massively popular) icon.
It wasn’t the only thing lately, however, that got me thinking outside of the box. And for the first article here this year, I decided to take things in a different direction for a moment. (more…)