Author Archives: Ampersand

Cartoon: If It Quacks Like A Trump

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Even a $1 pledge means a lot to me. Transcript of Cartoon The image shows a bunch of ducklings swimming down a small river, following the mother duck. The ducklings … Continue reading

Posted in Cartooning & comics, Conservative zaniness, right-wingers, etc. | 13 Comments  

Open Thread and Link Farm, Small Angry Dog Edition

Woman Gives Up Teaching To Create Optical Illusions With Makeup, And It’s Messing With Our Minds | Bored Panda Here’s What Really Happened In Charlottesville Mama Cass didn’t die of choking on a ham sandwich; she died as a result … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Run Them Down

This cartoon appears today at The Nib. If you like these cartoons, please support them at Patreon. Even a $1 pledge means a lot to me. Transcript of Cartoon Panel 1 shows a white man wearing a collared shirt and … Continue reading

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Cartoon: Time Travel

(This cartoon was first published on The Nib.) Mandolin has been after me for ages to do a cartoon where the year 2000, pro-Nader Barry would be confronted by a Barry from the future. So this one’s for Mandolin. :-) … Continue reading

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“Unlocking the Garret” – a new essay by Mandolin, for the “Disabled People Destroy Science Fiction” Kickstarter

Check out this essay by Mandolin! “Unlocking the Garret” by Rachel Swirsky Excerpt: It’s in the stereotype. The artist of tempestuous temperament who drinks to excess as he stumbles, lean and tuberculotic, up the winding steps to his garret. Van … Continue reading

Posted in Disability Issues, Disabled Rights & Issues | 5 Comments  

Open Thread and Link Farm, I Too Would Like Some Eggs Edition

Balkinization: Is the Republican Effort to Destroy the ACA Dead? Answer: No. Related: Centrist lawmakers plot bipartisan health care stabilization bill – POLITICO Seems like a good idea (well, except for ending the tax on medical devices, which I suspect … Continue reading

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New Cartoon: Trump and Trans Soldiers

If you like these cartoons, you can help me make more by supporting my Patreon. Even a $1 pledge means a lot to me. This ripped-from-the-headlines cartoon was posted on The Nib today. Thanks, Nib! I think this may be … Continue reading

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Cartoon: N-World Alternatives For White Pundits

If you enjoy these cartoons, please support them on Patreon! Even a dollar pledge means a lot to me. This cartoon is lampooning two things I’ve seen right-wingers do: First, claim that it’s racist that Black people but not white … Continue reading

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Fifty Pages of SuperButch!

Hey, a new SuperButch page! If we include the 16-page “First Glance” short, this is the fiftieth page of SuperButch that Becky and I have created. Which I’m pretty proud of! I’m sorry I’ve been bad at putting each page … Continue reading

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No, Colleges Aren’t Banning The Vagina Monologues

The popular vblogger Laci Green, in her most recent video, said: Colleges are banning hugely impactful feminist works like The Vagina Monologues because it implies that some women have vaginas. This is a common claim – but as far as … Continue reading

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