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It was kind of a stressful weekend. After a week of watching our first and eldest cat get skinnier and more lethargic, Jen took him to the vet to find out he had advanced kidney failure. After spending a couple nights in emergency care, things are looking positive but also, unfortunately, expensive.

To help with some piling medical costs I'm going to be placing some older, original art on eBay this week starting with this Supergirl watercolor I unearthed from last year. More on the way as I find stuff!
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I'm sorry, I can't resist.

"Admiral, there be whales here!"
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Read this. 
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My suspicion -- and mind you, I've never done the experiments necessary to confirm this, and I probably won't try -- is that we might still be able to get the genius part without the quack psychiatry and without the collateral damage to families and friends.

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I kind of hate myself for giving in to this because I know I'll only be disappointed...but this image looks pretty damn great.
 
Okay, can't resist this one.

#TheAvengers #AgeOfUltron  
The Red Rook, sequel to Dispensing Justice and the second novel of Nova Genesis World is now available for Kindle or as a paperback at Amazon. In The Red Rook, Penny confronts her doubts about becoming a superhero as events around the disappearance of one her school mates unfolds.
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Note that Avengers: Kree/Skrull War is available in hardcover, trade paperback, and a digital collection.  ;-)

(I don't need them because every panel is engraved in my memory from constant rereading when I was nine years old, but I bought them again to save my originals from falling apart.)

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I have absolutely no idea why this was the first thing I thought of when I heard Stan Freberg had died.  
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I hadn't heard. I've been a big fan since I found his records at the library when I was 10. I read his autobiography almost 25 years ago, and I can still pretty much recite his entire resume from memory. My favorite ad was a magazine ad depicting the the 9 out of 10 doctors who prefer Chun King Chow Mein

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Based on this leaked set photo, the next Superman film might be more interesting than I previously expected.
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Amtrak was set up to fail from the start by none other than Richard Nixon, but instead somehow it's managed to hang on all this time. Even so, for an Amtrak fan, this is an incredibly depressing article.  
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As someone who's ridden the Shinkansen in Japan, our rail system is abysmal.  I'd love to use it but the one time I even considered it, the ticket seemed an absurdly high price.  It'd be great if our government could give it the tender, loving care it deserves, I would love to see it improve.

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I think it's safe to say that as a spokesman for Grape Nuts, Allen Ginsberg is the only thing that kept the brand afloat between the Don Knotts and Euell Gibbons years.
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If I had to pick one favorite Stan Freberg commercial, it would be this one.
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I love this ad to a colossal degree.

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I would watch this program, and I don't even own a car.  
As the BBC’s flagship car show speeds away from the Jeremy Clarkson years, Alexei Sayle sets out his stall to be the new presenter
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You can't be a Marxist and lead Top Gear though. There aren't enough Lada models to fill even one season.

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I only regret that I didn't see this until the day after it was posted. 
That was my first exchange with my friend Dan Hagedorn when I approached him about borrowing Wonder Woman's invisible plane from The Museum of Flight. The Museum of Flight had acquired the plane with help from Lieutenant Diana Prince in April 2013. Since then, our curator Bob van der Linden ...
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Asked and answered already, +Tim O'Brien

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See my comment on +Ben Grimm's  photo for a full explanation.  (And I wish G+ offered a slightly less cumbersome way for me to link to another post's discussion thread.)
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