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The Mongrel Dogs at Sea (4): Review: Next

Insta Rating: 4 out of 5 OK, it’s a little odd to be reviewing a movie when I’m supposed to be off on a wonderful cruise. But as mentioned before I was pretty wiped out, so I decided to take … Continue reading

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The Mongrel Dogs at Sea (3): Kona

Today we stopped at Kona, which is also on the Big Island. Although I got just as little impression of this town as I did of Hilo, I think I prefer it. It seemed smaller and more relaxed. Although, the … Continue reading

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The Mongrel Dogs at Sea (2): Island Burning

Today I stood on the roof of Hawai’i. Tonight I watched an island burn. The first was my scheduled tour of Mauna Kea and the observatories perched at 13,500 feet above sea level and, more importantly, above the cloud layer. … Continue reading

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Adrift

Well, not really. But for all of you out there breathlessly awaiting every post from The Mongrel Dogs Who Teach (yeah, right), a word of explanation. I’m in the middle of a two-week cruise to Hawai’i, and Net access is … Continue reading

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New poster: Don’t Let That Shadow

Another in the series, this one with the tag “Don’t Let That Shadow Touch Them“. This is based on one of the most effective WWII posters I know of, with the same tag but the shadow of a swastika. My … Continue reading

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New Poster: Keep Us Flying

Another in the ongoing series. This one reads “Keep Us Flying — Buy War Bonds“. The inspiration is a WWII poster with exactly the same wording. In the original, it’s a pilot wearing a parachute harness. (I’m assuming it’s a … Continue reading

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War Between the Worlds, and its sequel

I’ve been making posters that, I’ve claimed, were from the First Interworld War. I’ve decided that, “really”, they’re from the Second Interworld War. The primary motivation for the change has been the realization that most of my inspirations are from … Continue reading

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New posters

More from the First Interworld War. One is an updated version of my very first Interworld War poster. The second has the tagline “See Action Now … Join the Rocket Service.” My reasoning, and the actual posters, below the fold.

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Why I’m a Technophile

For you to understand this post, there are two things about myself I should tell you — they’re already well-known to any of my friends: I drink a lot of Coke. I have catastrophically bad eyesight. More below the fold.

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More from the First Interworld War

Researching for this(!). I came across a great book called You Back the Attack — We’ll Bomb Who We Want, billed as “remixed war propaganda”. An artist named Micah Ian Wright took World War II propaganda posters (some from the … Continue reading

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