Archive for the ‘Humour’ Category

Stick Figure Iconography: Rosalind


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Shakespeare‘s tragic characters are usually easy to depict, as they have instruments of death and destruction to wave around. Comedic characters are usually a little trickier, like today’s subject: Rosalind! …

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Mya Gosling: Stick Figure Iconography: Rosalind


The Donald Trump Bowling Ball Test


(Raging Pencils) – Mike Stanfill:

Did you feel that?” …

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Mike Stanfill: Raging Pencils 2018-03-16: The Donald Trump Bowling Ball Test

Not Available


(xkcd) – Randall Munroe:

If you ever really want to make people mad, set this as your 404/”Not found” page. …

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Randall Munroe: xkcd 1969: Not available

Stick Figure Iconography: Julius Caesar


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

It’s the Ides of March, and what are the Ides of March without Julius Caesar? So here’s the latest in my ongoing examination of the distinguishing characteristics and props of Shakespeare’s most famous characters. …

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Mya Gosling: Stick Figure Iconography: Julius Caesar

N.R.A. Proposes 2nd Armed Teacher


(New Yorker::The Borowitz Report) – Andy Borowitz:

Hours after an armed teacher in a Northern California classroom fired a gun and injured a student, the head of the National Rifle Association proposed placing a second armed teacher in every classroom, to shoot the first armed teacher before he or she can do harm. …

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Stick Figure Iconography: Lady Macbeth


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Lady Macbeths generally come in all manner of shapes, colors, costumes, and hairstyles nowadays, so it’s a bit hard to nail down an iconic look, but one thing is certain: slap a bunch of stage blood on a lady’s hands, have her look slightly unhinged, and Hey Presto! You’ve got yourself a Lady Macbeth. …

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Mya Gosling: Stick Figure Iconography: Lady Macbeth

Betting on Trump


(Raging Pencils) – Mike Stanfill:

Betcha I can.” …

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Mike Stanfill: Betting on Trump

Stick Figure Iconography: Hamlet


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

When you’re a stick figure artist, the main challenge you run into is how to differentiate various characters, because… well… they’re all stick figures. Fortunately, many of Shakespeare’s main characters have very distinctive characteristics and props that I can use. For the rest of the month we’ll be taking a closer look at some of them, starting with The Big Guy. …

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Mya Gosling: Stick Figure Iconography: Hamlet

Spacial Orientation


(xkcd) – Randall Munroe:

I spend way too much  time trying to work out my orientation relative to other stuff in the universe.” …

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Randall Munroe: xkcd 1964: Spacial Orientation

Julius Caesar: One Page Summary


(Good Tickle Brain) – Mya Gosling:

Hope you enjoyed A Stick-Figure Julius Caesar as much as possible! Coming up… something completely different, thank goodness! …

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Mya Gosling: Julius Caesar: One Page Summary