Today, Tom Tomorrow looks at the ward known as Iowa in our national loony bin and sees the butter sculpture competition at the Iowa State Fair. This took the blogger to a little indy film he saw in 2011 (-12) that starred Jennifer Garner before she began asking "What's in your wallet" in the continuous Capital One credit card commercials. The film was "Butter" and it revolved around the butter culture mania in Iowa. The Hillster and all of the Dumbo stumblebums are shown at the butter sculpture pavilion at the Iowa State Fair. If this is an exposure of the (fair & balanced) pursuit of nothing, so be it.
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It Ate Our Brains
By 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. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning.]
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