Monday, September 07, 2015

Roll OVer Coneheads — Make Way For Glox News

"SNL' had The Coneheads were an extraterrestrial family from the planet Remulak who were stranded in a U.S. suburb. Tom Tomorrow has the ability to see broadcast news from the planet Glox. "Glox News" bears an uncanny resemblance to Faux News on our cable TV systems. In this Gloxian newscast, the talking heads are reporting on the recent turmoil in the U.S. stock market and the talking heads break for the following messages. If this is (fair & balanced) whimsy, so be it.

[x This Modern World] (Gloxian translation follows)

The Glox Market
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) (Gloxian translation follows)

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 blog, 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. Even more recently, Dan Perkins was a runner-up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.]

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