Friday Nite Lite: I’ve got internet service so best make this quick…open thread

Good Evening

As that title plainly states, by chance, my internet service is up and running…although I don’t know how long it will last….so I better make this short and quick.

Before I get to the cartoons, a few real cool ass links for you.

Video: Opening beer bottles with helicopters – Asia – World – The Independent

Video- Opening beer bottles with helicopters - Asia - World - The Independent 2013-11-01 16-39-37

Pilots open beer bottles while operating their helicopters at a flying tournament in China.

Yes, you read that right…

Blacker sheep, a black sheep trimmed like a prize-winning poodle!

black sheep Blacker sheep, a black sheep trimmed like a prize winning poodle!

Look closely….that ain’t a dog.

Cute drawings by Darwin’s son on manuscript ‘On the origin of Species’

battle of the vegetables Cute drawings by Darwins son on manuscript On the origin of Species

Young Francis Darwin drew this cute picture on the back of one of only 28 manuscript pages of On the Origin of Species still known to exist.

The cute drawing above is by young Francis Darwin, which he drew on the back of one of the manuscript pages and shows two figures facing each other in battle, one on a stale potato and the other on what appears to be a giant carrot crossed with a dog!

Innit wonderful.

and….one more.  Check out this massive ongoing project:  allthebuildingsinnewyork

An attempt to draw all the buildings in New York by James Gulliver Hancock, an illustrator originally from Australia currently based in Brooklyn, New York.

More at
Follow at @gulliverhancock

I cannot express how fun I think those drawings are. Canal St has a charm all its own but I can’t wait to see his take on Hanover Square, and when he does that special little spot of Manhattan I’ll be sure to let you know.

Now for the cartoons…

Bob Englehart

139378 600 Lou Reed cartoons

AAEC – Political Cartoon by Paul Fell, Artizans Syndicate – 11/01/2013

Cartoon by Paul Fell -

Tea Party Tantrum by Political Cartoonist Pat Bagley

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11/1 Luckovich cartoon: Rich vs. poor | Mike Luckovich


While We’re Waiting For That Baldness Cure… by Danny Tyree

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Nick Anderson: In the Dark – Truthdig

Congress Goes to Work by Political Cartoonist Pat Bagley

139583 600 Congress Goes to Work cartoons

I ended with that Bagley one because today was SNAP day, as in: lets snap the backs of the poor by cutting their food stamp funding even more!

This is an open thread.

6 Comments on “Friday Nite Lite: I’ve got internet service so best make this quick…open thread”

  1. bostonboomer says:

    OMG, that trimmed sheep is weird. How do people think of these things and then actually do them?

  2. RalphB says:

    The GOP rebranding effort is having all kinds of problems…

    Ralston Reports: The Mad Men of the northern GOP

    Those damn working women! They are leading to children who can’t learn and then become terrorists!

  3. NW Luna says:

    Oh that poor sheep! But that is funny. And great round-up of cartoons, as usual, JJ. Thanks for the laughs.

    My favorite was the CNN debate.