Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau

Doonesbury

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  1. leftwingpatriot

    leftwingpatriot said, over 1 year ago

    I knew something was missing!

  2. Linguist

    Linguist said, over 1 year ago

    Hints from the ole Master.

  3. Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist said, over 1 year ago

    Or go the route I use for my strip – zero budget. Looks grainy though :|

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The minds eye says you have a white wall behind you.

  5. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    The value of Doonesbury has never been in the art, but in the skewering political commentary. One line of evidence: the reich-wingers who sometimes squawk on this website, hiding their pain with bravado.

  6. The Nihilist

    The Nihilist said, over 1 year ago

    End this already…

  7. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    This is social and economic commentary. Perhaps Trudeau is addressing the failings of federal politics by focussing more on such things. I like this arc more all the time. If Trudeau was really about axing the grifters, why would he do it this way? Grifters are very much a part of the USA gestalt, and Doonesbury has always been very much about the USA.

  8. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    “Grifter” today is yesterday’s “con man”. “Gestalt” is a German word with psychological connotations, meaning roughly “wholistic”, referring to therapy for the “whole person”. In my opinion George W. Bush and Condoleeza Rice are two grifters of historic proportions. I don’t see that Trudeau treats “grifters” wholistically. I don’t think he cares about such constraints. He doesn’t have to care. He just unsheathes his rapier.

  9. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    I agree about conflating “grifter” and “con man.” But the gestalt of the USA is not Trudeau’s gestalt, nor mine, nor yours.

    I can’t come up with a better word, but it’s all about value systems.

    We can all agree that we don’t like con men, but their presence in the strip is part of what keeps it a genuine mirror of this culture.

  10. DylanThomas3.14159

    DylanThomas3.14159 said, over 1 year ago

    @MiepR

    I have no quarrel with either of your two posts.

  11. Bill Weinberg

    Bill Weinberg said, over 1 year ago

    One week of this fourth wall routine is quite sufficient, Gary…

  12. Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist

    Fiendly Neighbourhood Terrorist said, over 1 year ago

    Heyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy Pi…when did you get back? Missed you, man.

  13. MiepR

    MiepR said, over 1 year ago

    @DylanThomas3.14159

    Thank you. I remember you from before you went away. I wish and hope you good health, around all of your self from stem to stern.

  14. Randywriter

    Randywriter said, over 1 year ago

    Alright, GT’s gonna continue this. I’m gone.

  15. DeeCee Bee

    DeeCee Bee said, over 1 year ago

    Wake up, Michael! Summer Daydream almost over! Please, please, please!!!

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