Posts Tagged ‘baseball’

Maryland’s Ronnie Joyner May be America’s Last Sports Cartoonist

His illustrations of baseball history are old-school as they come, and the drawing materials he uses are getting harder to find.

A Crudd-Rock Nationals Anthem We Can Get Behind

Southeast D.C.'s Lady Moet Beast and D.C. Ty the Monster—purveyors of "crudd rock" and bad-Santa tunes—made a song for the Nats a few years ago, when the team was not so good. The Nats are definitely good now, so "The Nationals Anthem" is making a comeback.
The musical wife-and-husband team is planning to offer the stadium-sized [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Foreign Policy and Noodles

George Kennan was the father of cold war foreign policy. Which isn’t to say that the author of the famous “long telegram”—which argued against postwar chumminess and in favor of containment as a basis of U.S. strategy—was always a proud papa. As containment became the rationale for an arms race, third-world proxy wars, and American [...]

Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With Molly Lawless

I first met Molly Lawless and saw her work at a Free Comic Book Day appearance at Fantom Comics, where she and Jim Dougan were selling their minicomic How I Lost My S#?! at the Apple Store. This amusing look at a certain lack of customer service on the part of Apple caused a bit [...]