Paul Simon wrote the anthem for the early 21st century: "Slip Slidin' Away" "You know the nearer your destination, the more you're slip slidin' away...." Tom Tomorrow has returned from his Tuscan sojourn to Bella Italia and he doubled up to catch up with due 'toons this week. If this is (fair & balanced) pessimism that is short of despair, so be it.
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"Slip Slidin' Away" (1977)
By Paul Simon
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Two Guys Standing On An Incline
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
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[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Salon and Working for Change. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly.
Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002.
When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political weblog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001.]
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