At the very first First Frickin' Friday ever...
Employing a state-of-the-art overhead projector mikl-em focused on the Big 4 of post-9/11 humor The Onion, Doonesbury, Boondocks, and Get Your War On. Also cited were various netmemes like the tourist guy and other projects by SomethingAwful.com and others. Plus reactions from many other comedy icons and outlets like David Letterman, Michael Moore, and the Daily Show.
In the second half mikl welcomed a panel comprised of four active and incredible artists, agitators, and organizers:
They discussed the cultural fallout of 9/11, particularly from the Bay Area subculture perspective.
postFFF UPDATES and LINKSIMAGES OF THE FIRST SHOW
When you released the strips the New York Daily News had such issues with, did you think they would be surrounded by so much controversy?
Check recent strips for the Return of Flagee and Ribbon!!!
From FFF#1 panelist MIKE DINGLE:
Hello Out There!
As we pass the WTC/Pentagon anniversary, hoping and praying for no war with Iraq, I thought I should rearrange and expand The List. I try and visit most of the top ten on a weekly basis... particularly Harpers, This Modern World and Democratic Underground. For those who listen to radio online, there's no station anywhere like KPFA, and I do recommend GNN as a lively, and provocative alternative to CNN. But I think Dave MacGowan's newsletter, with it's comprehensive hot links to the source material, is the best overview of these troubling times to arrive in my Inbox on a pretty much weekly basis. Hopefully there is something to share with someone. Make a difference. Wake someone up! As always your comments are most welcome.
As we honor and remember those we lost last September, let us also have a moment of silence for the innocent lives lost in Afhanistan and the other arenas the empire is operating in.
Power to the peaceful, and love for the planet... MD
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