Wasted Votes

Editorial Cartoons Wasted Vote

Wasted Vote for a third party or write-in candidate or spoiler for certain parties candidacies?  Everyone blames Ralph Nader for Gore losing the 2000 election but no one tends to bring up the fact that if it weren’t for Ross Perot, we probably would have had another Bush Sr. term. [...]

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The Origin of Names

The origin of names is a funny thing.  For the greater part of humanity, no one had a surname (aka Family name or last name).  First names will do.   Which probably got confusing when there were an entire family of Johns.  Sometimes descriptors were added to better identify them. [...]

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Stranger Things Cartoon

Stranger Things

OK Neflix, you have finally got me.  “Stranger Things” is a great show!  You disappointed me with Daredevil, underwhelmed me with Jessica Jones, and couldn’t interest me in House of Cards or Orange is the New Black.   But with “Stranger Things” you have tapped into everything I loved about [...]

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Trump – Wrath of Khan

Donald Trump - Wrath of Khan

Donald Trump must be feeling the Wrath of Khan himself for comments he made after the Democratic National Convention last week.  His choice comments about the parents of slain United States soldier, Humayun Khan, has him feeling the wrath from both Republicans and Democrats. Much like Admiral James T. Kirk (usually [...]

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Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter Editorial Cartoon Bearman Cartoons

“Black Lives Matter”  For whatever reason since the phrase was first invoked, there is a large population of people who miss the point and respond “All Lives Matter.”   What is missing from their understanding, IMO, is when someone invokes the phrase “Black Lives Matter” they aren’t saying ONLY black [...]

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Vanessa Ives – Penny Dreadful

Vanessa Ives Penny Dreadful Cartoon

Vanessa Ives, played by Eva Green,  is a central figure in Showtime’s “Penny Dreadful” Series.  For those not familiar, the series puts all of famous monsters from literature (Frankenstein, Dorian Gray, Werewolf, Dr Jekyll, Dracula) in Victorian London (yet in this season, the central characters have been pushed out to their [...]

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