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Prince John

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On November 30, 2016

I don’t usually just compose posts that consist of tweets. But extraordinary times call for unusual measures. Donald Trump is literally Prince John from Disney's 1973 animated classic, Robin

Shooting Range

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On March 29, 2014
Bspencer’s post about animated films reminded me of the great and utterly bizarre Vladimir Tarasov 1979 animated film Shooting Range. Part of the superb Animated Soviet Propaganda DVD set, Tarasov’s film is perhaps best described as what happened when a bunch of LSD was smuggled into the Soviet Union and then dropped in whatever horrible […]

Destination Earth

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On May 24, 2013

I love classic capitalist propaganda. Take for example, 1956’s “Destination Earth.” A cartoon produced by the American Petroleum Institute, it shows that oil + competition=getting ri

The Barnyard Brat

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On April 23, 2013
Quiet evening here, seems like a good time to embed a Dave Flesicher cartoon. From 1939, this is The Barnyard Brat. This is part of his Hunky and Spunky series, which doesn’t have the power of some of his more socially oriented work, but is by and large a pretty entertaining series about a baby […]

For Dennis Rodman

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On February 27, 2013

In honor of Dennis Rodman’s trip to North Korea, I thought a North Korean propaganda cartoon was in order. There’s no subtitles, but like you really need them Among the many problems with

Hell Bent for Election

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On October 12, 2012
If you’ve never seen this cartoon by Chuck Jones from Looney Tunes and produced by the United Auto Workers in support of FDR’s 1944 re-election, do yourself a favor and check it out. This is quality political art. I want to ride that FDR bullet train. Share
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