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Noted: New Logo for Government of Mexico

before after About This December 1, Mexico had its change of Presidency, welcoming Andrés Manuel López Obrador as the 65th President of Mexico for the next six years. Along with the swearing in, the Office of the President introduced a new logo for the Mexican Government. Design by N/A Related links El Universal story (Spanish)…

Cartoonscape — December 11, 2018

ePaper Just In 21mins Government respects autonomy, independence of RBI: Arun Jaitley 27mins Top news of the day: Supreme Court finds no ‘commercial favouritism’ in Rafale deal, Rahul Gandhi picks Ashok Gehlot as Rajasthan CM, and more 28mins Had alliance with BJP knowing it will be suicidal: Mehbooba Mufti 1hr Rupee skids 22 paise to…

A New Collection of Saul Steinberg’s Influential Cartoons

From The Labyrinth (courtesy New York Review Books)Saul Steinberg is one of the most prolific, prominent artists whom many people may know even if they don’t recognize his name. For six decades, he contributed cartoons to popular magazines, such as Vogue, Harper’s, and most frequently the New Yorker. His wordless art — combinations of simple…

Federal Land vs. State Land

As I write this What is Federal Land? is the #49 trending video on YouTube. It’s nice to see an educational video trending that high on YouTube. The video was produced by CGP Grey who has produced some other fantastic educational videos over the years. Through What is Federal Land? viewers can learn how land in…

Gurr – “Christmas Holiday” (Feat. Eddie Argos) Video

Berlin garage-pop duo Gurr released the anti-summer banger “Hot Summer” back in May, following their 2016 debut album In My Head. Today, they return with an anti-Christmas banger featuring Eddie Argos of Art Brut, who we recently tracked down for an interview. The single is from their new EP, Christmas Business, which comes out today…

Big Tech got big because we stopped enforcing antitrust law (not because tech is intrinsically monopolistic)

Tim Wu (previously) is a legal scholar best known for coining the term “Net Neutrality” — his next book, The Curse of Bigness: Antitrust in the New Gilded Age (previously) challenges the accepted wisdom about today’s digital monopolists, which is that they grew so big because of some underlying truth about online business (“first-mover advantage,”…

Netflix Is—Gulp—Making a Live-Action Version of ‘Cowboy Bebop’

Cowboy Bebop is one of the coolest, most prescient, best-soundtracked anime of all time—certainly the cream of the 90s anime crop—and, in my experience, it’s the best show for getting newbies into Japanese cartoons. Netflix announced late Tuesday that it’s getting in on Bebop’s jazzy, cyberpunk street cred with its own live-action adaptation, and we…

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