Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: Ghost of Rehnquist

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! A $1 or $2 pledge makes a big difference to me. It seems like it happens every few weeks – a policeman shoots an unarmed civilian (more often than not … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, The Pants Have Eyes Edition

(Photo found on Bill Mudron’s twitter.) Open Enrollment for AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE Started Yesterday | And Taking It Personally Rigged: How Voter Suppression Threw Wisconsin to Trump – Mother Jones Unsealed Documents Show That Kris Kobach Is Dead Set on Suppressing … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Questions You Probably Shouldn’t Ask A Stranger

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon. Even a $1 pledge makes a big difference to me. So Mandolin handed me this script for a four-panel comic strip, written in marker on a sheet of typing paper. … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Seeing Global Warming

If you enjoy these cartoons, please help me make them by supporting my Patreon! A $1 pledge makes a big difference for me. Extra thanks to SocProf, who is thanked in the sidebar of this cartoon. All $10 patrons occasionally … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, About To Leave England Edition

Here’s How Breitbart And Milo Smuggled White Nationalism Into The Mainstream A long read, but very interesting slash infuriating. Related: Vice Has Fired the Writer Who Told Breitbart’s Milo Yiannopoulos to ‘Please Mock This Fat Feminist’ This is a rare … Continue reading

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Touristing And Loving It

Things I’ve done in the UK so far: 1) Did a bus tour of London, on one of those double-decker buses with no roof on the second level. My expectations were low, but I loved this. The tour filled my … Continue reading

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I’ll be at Geek Girl Con in Seattle this weekend

My “SuperButch” co-creator Becky Hawkins and I will be tabling at Geek Girl Con this weekend. We’ll be at table D125, which I’m told is near the concessions. If you’re at GGC, I hope you’ll come introduce yourself.

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Cartoon: Back To The Future (Of Racism)

Please support these cartoons on Patreon! Even a $1 pledge matters a lot. This cartoon was originally published on The Splinter. Thanks, Splinter! There’s an adage I’ve seen around; I’ve seen it put various ways, but always from Black writers. … Continue reading

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Open Thread and Link Farm, Catch 22 Subparagraph A Edition

Whoops, there are forty links here. I really should have posted this sooner. Maybe Voting Before Healthcare? | Noah Berlatsky on Patreon Noah argues, and I agree, that voting rights should be the top priority of Democrats, not Medicare For … Continue reading

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What should I see in London and Paris?

I’m going on a pleasure trip to London and Paris with my mom. We’ll be spending about five days in each city. (Yes, you’re right, I AM lucky!) Anyone been? What do you recommend we see? Any restaurants we should … Continue reading

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