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The Real Calvin and Hobbes

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The Real Calvin and Hobbes | Faust’s Fantastically Fantasmagoric Forum.

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Filed under: Feel Good,

Brilliant: A Calvin and Hobbes Parody

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Courtesy of: Another Great Calvin and Hobbes Parody « Gerry Canavan.

Filed under: Pop Culture,

xkcd: Swimsuit Issue

Remember when the SI swimsuit issue was some of the best masturbatory material you could get as a 13 year old boy? (Well, probably not if you’re a girl, but still…)

xkcd: Swimsuit Issue.

Filed under: Humor,

xkcd: Worst-Case Scenario

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Big Damn Deal

an online comic strip – set in San Francisco! – Big Damn Deal

Filed under: Interweb, Pop Culture, ,

We handed control of our social world to Facebook and they’re doing evil stuff!

xkcd: Infrastructures.

Filed under: Humor, Interweb,

xkcd: Malamanteau

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Pulitzer Prize for Online Cartoon

“Mark Fiore, whose animated political cartoons appear on SFGate.com, the Web site of the San Francisco Chronicle, won the Pulitzer Prize for editorial cartooning Monday.

It is the first time since the category of editorial cartooning was created in 1922 that the Pulitzer has gone to an artist whose work does not appear in print.”

via SFGate’s Mark Fiore wins Pulitzer Prize.

Brilliant stuff – funny and incisive. In addition to the one for which the Pulitzer was awarded – “Science-gate” – check out “The State of the Union We’d Like to See.” I liked these so much I just spent twenty minutes figuring out how to download and watch them offline.

Filed under: Interweb, Politics,

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Upcoming Bay Area Films of Interest

  • Castro: Full Metal Jacket/Birdy May 25, 2015
  • San Francisco Silent Film Festival May 28, 2015 – June 2, 2015
  • Labyrinth (with David Bowie) at Balboa Cinema May 27, 2015 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Balboa Cinema
  • Castro: Days of Heaven/Out of the Blue June 3, 2015
  • Dazed and Confused at Balboa June 2, 2015 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Balboa
  • Breaking Away at Balboa June 9, 2015 at 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Balboa
  • Henri Langlois Tribute at PFA June 11, 2015 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm PFA Thursday, June 11, 2015 7:30 p.m. Henri Langlois Centennial Tribute: Opening Program Introduced by Tom Luddy. Judith Rosenberg on pian o. A collection of shorts on the legendary Langlois, as well as the 1918 I talian short La Tosca, a lost film found by Langlois in the BAM/PFA Collec tion. Titles include Langlois (1970), Chit Chat…
  • Dimitri Kirsanoff & Nadia Sibirskaïa Collaborations at PFA June 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm PFA Friday, June 12, 2015 7:00 p.m. Dimitri Kirsanoff & Nadia Si birskaïa Collaborations Dmitri Kirsanoff (France, 1924/1928). Imported Pr ints! Judith Rosenberg on piano. Two rare works from the great silent-era d irector Dimitri Kirsanoff: the evocative portrait of two young sisters, Mé nilmontant, and Autumn Mists, a short about a melancholy soul. (54 mins) n…
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is an over-caffeinated and under-employed grad school dropout, aspiring leftwing intellectual and cultural studies academic, film buff and occasional reviewer, and former private detective. Raised in San Francisco on classic film, radical politics, burritos and soul music, then set loose upon the world. He spends his time in coffee shops with his laptop and headphones, caffeinating and trying to construct a post-whatever life.

 

What's in a name... The handle "zerode" is a contraction of Zéro de Conduite, the title of Jean Vigo's 1933 movie masterpiece about schoolboy rebellion.

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