Category Archives: History

Ghosts Of Elections Past Finale

This was the wrap up for the Wild Dogs coverage of the 1984 Democratic convention in the San Francisco Chronicle. Everyone knew that Mondale was going to get his ass kicked in November, so to spice up an otherwise lost … Continue reading

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Ghosts Of Elections Past

During the 1984 Democratic Convention in San Francisco, Dan O’Neill gathered a group of cartoonists and other disreputable types to accompany Warren Hinckle’s ongoing coverage of the goings on behind the scenes. The following is a sample of Hinckle’s column … Continue reading

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Trouble In Terazzo Town

Looks like the gloves have come off in our little burg’s battle over Terazzo lighting. Former mayor Reinette Senum publicly called out former mayor/planning commissioner Laurie Oberholtzer on Facebook last night, accusing her of pulling strings to bring the lights … Continue reading

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Our Aging Population

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Sugar Magnolia

Back in the nineties, Kitchen Sink Press made a deal with the Grateful Dead to produce a color comic book chronicling their music and adventures. It seemed like a natural fit, given that Dead art was a big part of … Continue reading

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Trees Again

Duplex Planet is a magazine consisting of stories from the residents of nursing homes in New York state transcribed by David Greenberger. Some of the stories are whimsical, some are sad, all are a glimpse into a world that is … Continue reading

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The Independent

Back in 1980, a feisty little crew of local yokels seized the means of production at The Nevada City Independent. Cartoonist Dan O’Neill, fresh from his battles with the Disney Corporation and the United States Supreme Court, was installed as … Continue reading

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The Dan O’Neill Method

After I did this cartoon, O’Neill told me to stop drawing him. Ha! If he is going to go around teaching people to do this kind of subversive shit, it is only natural that his creations will turn the tables. … Continue reading

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Constitution Day 2014

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History, Tradition, A Parade, And Maybe Even A Little (gasp) Politics

The Constitution Day festivities begin today with the Marching Presidents potluck dinner. This weekend: Duck Races and the parade on Sunday. Celebrate freedom while you still have any.

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