Presses

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.

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 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.

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 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 I should do what those […]

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 Alien Morse Code

I don’t know how often I’ve seen this headline over the last week or so. And it was always “morse code”, not “a dune formation that somehow resembles morse code”. Somebody even transcribed it, just for laughs, and found out… nothing. I thought it would be funny if, instead of being meaningless gibberish, it would […]

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 Protected II

I usually don’t make cartoons about topics that aren’t so topical on my home turf because I don’t want to intrude on debates held elsewhere. Especially when it’s a topic where Europe or Germany is ahead of the people debating it. That would just be smug, wouldn’t it? But I think this cartoon is broad […]

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 Protected

You know things are seriously going wrong when you side with gun vendors. Not the big weapons traders who bet on wars and stuff, but the small retailers selling guns to licensed sports people or whatever their narrative is. I don’t really care about them either way, but I read a handful of recent articles […]

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