Lower!

Time to get back into non-political stuff. Then again, sinking ship, ship of fools… You know what I really don’t get? Jokes about bass players! FollowLower!

Out-Trumped

You just can’t out-trump Trump. Or in this case, his thugs, becasue the latest excercise in Newspeak was coined by Kellyanne Conway. As you know, I’ve been struggling with this for a while now. This isn’t the first version of this comic, either. FollowOut-Trumped

Presses

Fake news or biased mainstream?

Apparently, the phenomenon of “fake news” is being called out a lot for the debacle at the US election these days. Good. I wouldn’t want those news bots to get a pass. There’s just one problem I have with that term:

It sounds like a straight English translation of “Lügenpresse” (liars’ press), the term German right wing extremists adapted from the Nazis (the original ones, I mean, from the 30’s) for what the American ones call “mainstream media bias”.

Seriously, if both sides use basically the same word for each other’s information, that’s actually a pretty good example of what’s been going wrong here. Continue

Presidential

I’m sure everything that needs to be said about the topic has been said in the past two days. But let’s not draw the wrong conclusions, shall we? This cartoon is part commentary, part therapy. Read all about it here. FollowPresidential

GO!

You know what I can do without? Pokémon Go jokes. Seriously, the so-called social sites are flooded with the stuff. Me, I don’t care about Go either way, which is why I find it even more annoying, being reminded of it all the time as if it was important. Maybe … Continue