Marvel Comics has recently been in a rough spot, with flagging sales, and interrogated some on the matter in a meeting with retailers, who let out their own grievances in the difficulty lately in selling some of Marvel's books. One possible culprit among others got attention: Diversity in their titles, and readers turning up their nose at them. This did not sit well with others, the idea that retailers and Marvel would blame these books for low sales - and it didn't sit well with me, either.
Using ironic and iconic excerpts from television and film from the s, such as The Joker character from Batman and part of the historic footage of artist Yves Klein's painting and performance from Mondo CaneGeneral Idea examine the relationship between the mass media and the artist. Recalling Klein's use of 'IKB' — International Klein Blue or chroma-key blue — they revisit their own performance of XXX blueat Centre d'art Contemporain in Geneva, where the artists painted large Xs using stuffed poodles dipped in blue paint. The video reveals the meaning of language and iconography in their work, and provides some background for their choice of poodles as mascot and metaphor.
The U. That number would have been even lower without the temporary hiring of 25, government workers for the Census. Excluding all government hiring, private businesses only added 96, jobs, the fewest since May.
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Pullum under SyntaxTaboo vocabulary. The Irish singer Van Morrison was well into his set at a concert in his native isle before a crowd in high spirits. Enthusiastic applause followed every song.
In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fuck" and "up. Boy, you really fucked this engine up. When was the last time you got your oil changed?
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