Monday, January 13, 2014

BoBoBoy Gets High On LIfe?

For background music while you view this week's 'toon from this blog's artist-in-residence (Tom Tomorrow/Dan Perkins), fire up John Denver (John Deutschendorf, Jr.) singing "Rocky Mountain High."

[x YouTube/EagleRock Channel]
"Rocky Mountain High" (1972)
By John Denver

The song is eerily prescient as Colorado legalized the sale and consumption of marijuana in 2014. Take that BoBoBoy! Put that in your bong and smoke it. If this is a (fair & balanced) drug-induced hallucination, so be it.

PS: This blogger has never smoked anything, nor does he plan to start.

[x This Modern World]
Reefer Madness
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)

Tom Tomorrow/Dan Perkins

[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 Daily Kos. 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. Earlier this year, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.]

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