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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

In 1918 and 1919, the Ford Motor Company produced a bunch of cartoons to support World War I and the Red Scare. This piece of radical eliminationism is from 1919. Here’s a link with sound, which is better because the rat is singing The Internationale. But I can’t embed it. Share

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, Taras

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 rid of that dastardly Stalin Ogg, leader of Mars. CNBC and Fox are pretty lame capitalist propagandists compared to this. Share

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 s

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

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