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All The Times Gonzo Journalist Hunter S. Thompson Was Portrayed In Pop Culture

Hunter S. Thompson, the iconoclastic gonzo journalist and one-time candidate for sheriff of Pitkin County, CO, would have been 78 on Saturday. His method of writing that put him squarely in the center of the stories he was covering made him a popular figure not just in journalism but in entertainment, too. 1,019 more words


Brother, Can You Spare a Brain?

 Nice use of the pause panel. It’s a timing thing. You need that little break to make the gag land. Perfected by Garry Trudeau in Doonesbury and forever copied by the rest of us. 12 more words

Comic Commentary

A Song of (V)ice and (Wi-Fi)re - Part 1

In a former life as a teenaged computer enthusiast with a very minor track record of excellence – terms like “coder” would be too generous – I briefly donned the mantle of wardriver, one of that patchwork, somewhat unmoored community of misfits (mostly men) who roll around town mapping the location of wi-fi networks using an antenna and GPS unit. 953 more words


Cartoon of the day

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How somw people think and – no, I don’t know why.