Sunday, 27 January 2013

Twit Archive 1-15 November 2011


Above, John Dog sings Imperfect Strangers.

Below the fold, tweets on Iran, Bahrain, Tunisia, Libya, Syria, Gaza, Cuba, Afghanistan, and on comics, children’s books, film, and music.


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bobfrombrockley Bob Gordon

NEW POST:brockley.blogspot.com/2011/11/britis… British universities as platforms for racists (cites @CiFWatch @RichMillett @sheldononline @UJS_UK )



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@aliceduke Can it work by what measure? After long periods on personal projects I can now paint a lot better and I earn much less.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@abuaardvark It will be better - and shorter - next time!



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Eh?!! Missed last week: Guardian editorial says stop worrying and learn to love the bomb - guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/… - #Iran - via @SnoopyTheGoon



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Dinopopolous by Nick Edwards forbiddenplanet.co.uk/blog/2011/a-we… MT @neillcameron That's right. I am quite excited about a comic about dinosaurs.



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Accused "conspiring w. Tehran" AND "American stooge!" RT @GEsfandiari Iraq's Chalabi Takes Up New Cause #Iran #Bahrain on.wsj.com/ta71Fn



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Very final election results, media reform, and contrast with Egypt RT @arabist New on Arabist: Don't forget Tunisia arabist.net/blog/2011/11/1…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Loes de Luchtpostpoes / Sadie the Air Mail Pilot is big in the V&D store Utrecht children's section: sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1… -- @UitgRubinstein



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Cutesyness is killing me, and I'm choking on 'interesting'- give me a shot of old knockabout: Sparky and Willis Obie, Screamin' and Shangri.



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martinbright Martin Bright

The banality of evil RT @libyanproud @Arabista: Found in Saif Gaddafi office - Saif and Bashar al Assad aged16 #libya twitpic.com/755hpv



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Blog post - The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, 1921, directed by Rex Ingram, with Rudolph Valentino, Alice Terry - airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/11/four-h…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Late night John Dog, "Imperfect Strangers" raymondbutler.bandcamp.com/track/imperfec… - imperfect live video youtu.be/Scxy2BUEWV4 - @Johndogsongs



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sketch: a flying feathered two-headed predator - sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm




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@Libyan4life That argument only works for believers, as non believers see religion as a human construct.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Libyan4life All words are made up! Surely Islamist is one whose politics center on that religion, rather than nation, class, economics etc.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"Six Lessons I Learned From Bombing Iran" @Mipeck1 plays Persian Incursion board game: wired.com/dangerroom/201… More at FP: foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Via The @bobfrombrockley Daily RT @SE19SOUL Hackney Colliery Band - No Diggity youtube.com/watch?v=LKHtfj…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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..also shows problem with containment, whether of Gaza or earlier Iraq, shuts population in with predators: gu.com/p/339dp/tw @Brian_Whit



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Surprise not at Hamas losing support, but at some so sure they'd be strong after playing last card in dead end strategy gu.com/p/339dp/tw



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Brian_Whit Brian Whitaker

Hamas support on the wane amid crackdowns on political dissent gu.com/p/339dp/tw via @guardian



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Keep hearing of 3 year olds obsessed with my book. Sadly they have no money, but just wait 20 years, then I'll cash in. sadiethepilot.com



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More or less - another in the series of CMYK foxes - sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1…



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normblog Norman Geras

Twitter power: "(100,000 followers) x (50 % see it) x (1 % pay attention) x (5 % buy it) = 25 sales". bit.ly/v9uVzH - via @adelegeras



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Drawing by Oscar Grillo: Los tiempos en los que vivimos. Music, Blind Alfred Reed: How can a poor man stand such times? okgrillo.blogspot.com/2011/11/los-ti…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

'Double Portrait of the Eberhard Brothers' from 'German Romantic Prints and Drawings' @ British Museum to 1 April 2012 mickhartley.typepad.com/blog/2011/11/d…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

On the blog - playing exquisite corpse with Peggy - airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/11/playin…



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nytjim Jim Roberts

Daughter of Raul Castro makes debut on Twitter, but is quickly challenged by Cuban dissident. bbc.in/s6C7Ga



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

The foxes from yesterday's sketch, now by CMYK colour separations made from four drawings in pen and black ink on paper sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1…



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"Chaos at withdrawal" politiken.dk/newsinenglish/… MT @MujMash Danish Defense Intelligence Service: "not likely'' #Afghanistan forces ready in 2014



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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On @SeumasMilne and friends, plus other stuff, some in english. RT @poumista1937 Polemics poumista.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/pol…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

I'll Keep Holding On - Myrna Summers youtu.be/wLuBDc6qA0w



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stcolumbia Dan Trombly

Check out @will_mccants on al Qaeda's flag j.mp/uhFyXy



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fantagraphics Fantagraphics Books

"Carl Barks and Donald Duck Shine in Gorgeous New Fantagraphics Collection" - @wizardworld: wizardworld.com/3612.html



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Love this: rocket design notebooks by @KvonBengtson of Copenhagen Suborbitals - some great comments too. wired.com/wiredscience/2…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

#Cuba New car from state $28k, 10k more on used market. Permit to buy new car: black market cost >4k. Av month wage $20 nytimes.com/2011/11/06/wor…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sketching foxes in CMYK: sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1… That was done digitally - now to try a finer version by means of pen and ink.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Arming #Syria rebels idea problematic, by Idean Salehyan: duckofminerva.blogspot.com/2011/11/arming… Also, NOW Lebanon last week on same: nowlebanon.com/NewsArticleDet…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@tomgauld Spielberg Tintin might interest @samuelbbeckett - familiar events repeat disjointed out of sequence, a nightmarish maze of memory.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@tomgauld And the bit in Watt about the dog for Snowy . . . never finished that one. Might be easier to get through the Tintin version.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Imagine "Endgame" w. Haddock & Nestor, Calculus & Castafiore in bins MT @tomgauld Samuel Beckett's ADVENTURES OF TINTIN flic.kr/p/aCAqSZ



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Suggests so many more, such as "What Where" with Thomson & Thompson MT @tomgauld Samuel Beckett's ADVENTURES OF TINTIN flic.kr/p/aCAqSZ



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@kennypenman Aw shucks!



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

@kennypenman Thanks for all the RTs!



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Sketch - animals eating people sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Two of my sea monster prints for sale @ The Otherist Amsterdam, online as well as in the beautiful shop otherist.com @the_Otherist



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MaxDunbar1 Max Dunbar

Doing a Polanski: excellent on #Assange and the Wikiapologists tinyurl.com/6ag9mo8



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

William Pène du Bois - 20th C. American children's book artist, very inventive images by simple means. theanimalarium.blogspot.com/2011/02/vintag…



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BibliOdyssey BibliOdyssey

Animalarium bit.ly/7cia4g has been my favourite new compulsory blog follow this year. A+



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bengoldacre ben goldacre

"Dear sir, I have completely failed to understand a simple criticism of our work, please tell everyone, yours, BBCnews" guardian.co.uk/media/2011/nov…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Once again, Oscar Grillo shows how to draw Popeye,and other things: grillodrawings.blogspot.com/2011/11/blog-p…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm




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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Thanks @martinmargins for the #ff - here's a whaling song for you: youtu.be/WQeuKtxtwi0 and a painting to go with it: rijksmuseum.nl/aria/aria_asse…



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More than you ever wanted to know about the Syria-DDR Textile Industrial Complex - @ArmsControlWonk closes Hasaka file: lewis.armscontrolwonk.com/archive/4654/c…



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Human rights in Libya: Bad habits | The Economist economist.com/node/21536646



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@dubdoug Very much enjoyed looking trough it - stuff there that was completely new to me. Also spotted my own first crude In Dublin drawing!



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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Small nuclear war - who cares? Not Simon Jenkins. RT @normblog New post: None of your nuclear business. normblog.typepad.com/normblog/2011/…



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IndexCensorship Index on Censorship

Brilliant article on Charlie Hebdo, free speech and apologists for terror by @jkirchick bit.ly/ukiAWb



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Yellow Press 1, 1991, satirical Irish comics by Tom Mathews, Gerard Crowley & Scratch brandnewretro.wordpress.com/2011/09/27/yel… More Scratch airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2010/12/need-s…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Yellow Press Summer Special 1992, Satirical Irish comics, Gerard Crowley & Seán McArdle brandnewretro.wordpress.com/2011/08/28/yel… More here: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2008/07/pat-pl…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

20th Century print ephemera from a Dublin attic: brandnewretro.wordpress.com via fanningsessions.wordpress.com/2011/11/04/in-…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
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@Sandra_de_Haan The simpler drawing was the harder to do. Simplicity makes me self-conscious!



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Switching between drawing savage slimy sea serpents, then drawing sweet little foxes, then back to the monsters: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/11/one-th…



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lisang Lisa Goldman

Everything you didn't understand about the Greek debt crisis but were afraid to ask tinyurl.com/6cdvjvf (via @irategreek)



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Oscar Grillo: Hoy un curdela en un pub de London Bridge, mirándome la barba me dijo ¡Eh!.. te parecés a Walt Whitman! okgrillo.blogspot.com/2011/11/hoy-en…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

What a dress - green fullness with strands of pink roses - 'Portrait of Madame de Pompadour' 1756 by François Boucher - flickr.com/photos/eoskins…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"Hundreds of rapes" during #Libya war - ICC's Luis Moreno Ocampo unmultimedia.org/radio/english/…“hundreds-of-rapes”-committed-during-conflict-in-libya/



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@MaxDunbar1 Sorry, too busy planning a strike on the Syrian spinning factory toilets to join you on that - fly careful. lewis.armscontrolwonk.com/archive/4632/a…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

More on Charlie Hebdo arson from @hurryupharry (with art) hurryupharry.org/2011/11/02/cha… & Andrew Coates on French left reaction tendancecoatesy.wordpress.com/2011/11/02/cha…



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smithjournalist Graeme Smith

Exactly. China's railroad won't carry much copper if civil war erupts MT @Tom_Brouns: Could it have something to do with Aimak?



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smithjournalist Graeme Smith

Interesting to see the Chinese emphasizing that NATO withdrawal from Af should happen only "based on a prerequisite of firm stability."



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Paris City Hall promises new office MT @kennypenman Paris comics mag Charlie Hebdo bombed over Mohammed representation guardian.co.uk/world/2011/nov…



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nytjim Jim Roberts

French satire magazine firebombed after publishing spoof issue "guest edited" by Prophet Muhammad. nyti.ms/rCRIpY



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

All 'bout Baby Sneezy's beard - @CartoonBrew on a lost Snow White lyric found: cartoonbrew.com/disney/a-lost-…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm




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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Stuff Political Scientists Like #12 - Artistic Pretensions duckofminerva.blogspot.com/2011/11/stuff-… - and why is art called 'work' when it should be 'play'?



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Re. previous tweet - here's my September post of Lucinda Rogers drawings: airforceamazons.blogspot.com/2011/09/new-yo…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

Lucy has her portfolio site up lucindarogers.co.uk plus another Spitalfields Life pic: Changes at Sandys Row Synagogue spitalfieldslife.com/2011/10/24/cha…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm




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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm
@JuliesThinkTank Got a good source for Russia to Libya arms export statistics? They're excluded from these numbers: english.aljazeera.net/indepth/featur…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

I'm wrestling with the Kraken on the kitchen table: sadiethepilot.com/aaweb/blogpix1…



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abumuqawama Andrew Exum

I see Fred Kaplan feels the same way I do about all this Obama-lost-Iraq punditry. slate.com/articles/news_…



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@PootBlog I'm thinking of rewriting "The Four Clever Brothers" by Grimm & Grimm, giving the princess a bigger part.



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

"She set his heart beating again, and it ran silver through his veins."



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"180° opposite" to Danger Room predictions since war began - RT @dangerroom Libya War Turns Out Not To Be So 'Endless' wired.com/dangerroom/201…



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kelliestrom Kellie Strøm

The Perfect Storm, 20 years later - about the Coast Guard Cutter Tamaroa, and rescues in seas of 30-40 feet waves: coastguard.dodlive.mil/2011/10/the-pe…

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