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Things We Like: “Other Lives,” Kidrobot’s “Carnies,” and King Fausto
Posted in Things We Like on 24 April 2010
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This week: Depraved reading from Peter Bagge, tiny freaks from Kidrobot, and more love for Richard Elfman’s “Forbidden Zone.” One of us! We accept you! One of us!

Fun spring reading: Real people, fictional situations
Posted in One Million Watts on 19 April 2010
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Ambrose Bierce, detective? Edgar Allan Poe, explorer? Super-specialized genre fiction, once the realm of nerds and, well, other nerds, has opened up a bit and now stars all kinds of real-life people.

Things We Like: “Meanwhile,” “Stingray Sam,” and the Buddha Machine
Posted in Things We Like on 27 March 2010
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Jason Shiga invites you to choose your own adventure “ending in doom and disaster.” Cory McAbee offers a lounge singer’s view of the universe. And FM3’s single-speaker music device will mellow you right out.

Things We Like: “King Creole,” “Mister Skylight” and E.S. Posthumus
Posted in Things We Like on 13 March 2010
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Ed Skoog fashions some exploding moments; Elvis Presley tries to stay one step ahead of the mob and the critics; E.S. Posthumus plays music to fight a zombie Napoleon by.

Things We Like: Getting Sonny, Taking Vacations and Putting the Kettel On
Posted in Things We Like on 6 March 2010
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In which we visit Corn Island, wear some big ugly hats, and do the dishes while a “sorcerer-to-be” rocks the heck out on a harpsichord. Good times.

Things We Like: Bucket Drummers, Cowboy Reggae and Moving Furniture
Posted in Things We Like on 27 February 2010
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We were helping Jimmy Cliff move a sofa from Jamaica to Hollywood when we were distracted by a sound. And then things got weird.

Things We Like: Troublemakers, Turkey Monsters and Bovine Resonators
Posted in Things We Like on 20 February 2010
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If you’re susceptible to dizziness in the wake of surrealism, leery of vats of live snails, or likely to fall asleep after being eaten by turkeys, proceed with caution.

Things We Like: Floating Fish, Erudite Personal Ads and Zebra Crossings
Posted in Things We Like on 13 February 2010
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Why did the floating fish cross the road? Because they were late for a hot gas station date with a drooling psychopath. Trust us, it all makes sense in context.

Things We Like: Magic Elbows and (Tiny) People Watching
Posted in Things We Like on 6 February 2010
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The next time you’re at Walmart, practicing your half-assed martial arts on an inch-high devil in a cheap costume, remember: It’s possible you’re being filmed.

Things We Like: Moki’s Art, Comics About Comics and Robot Law
Posted in Things We Like on 30 January 2010
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It may look like a normal day, but there are geishas sleeping under blankets of rolling grass, chubby robots patrolling the streets, and funny-pages regulars padding the unemployment linee.