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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes (on Work vs. Play)

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes (for Lent)

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

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A New Comic From Bill Watterson!

Created for France’s Angoulême International Comics Festival, it’s vintage stuff. Bravo, ht KW:

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The comic’s appearance prompted one fan to ask, “Is Bill Watterson Staging a Comeback?”

Can’t pass up the opportunity to mention our “Resolving to Love Calvin and Hobbes” post from a few years ago. A personal favorite.

A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

This one somehow escaped our attention last year when we ran our epic look at all the Calvin and Hobbes’ New Years strips:

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A Quick Calvin and Hobbes

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As good a time as any to link to my (second) favorite Xmas-related C&H strip of all time, “Calvin Dreams of a Gracious Santa”. Those who received our year-end appeal/newsletter will be familiar with number one.

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Doing Wrong Well: Augustine and Machiavellian Anthropology

Doing Wrong Well: Augustine and Machiavellian Anthropology

I’ve been reading Niccolo Machiavelli lately, the brilliant Renaissance-era adviser of princes, and have found myself much more attracted to him than I’d expected. To say that his reputation precedes him is an understatement–very few last names become as frequently dropped modifiers as ‘Machiavellian’, which usually refers to someone who believes that ends justify means (a statement often misattributed to the Florentine) and endorses cruelty, opportunism, and cold manipulation. But there’s a gap between Machiavelli’s reputation and his writings, and I think that gap can speak to us.

I won’t attempt (and don’t think there’s much warrant for) a revisionist reading…

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You Know It’s a Good Day When

1. The breathtaking trailer for Wes Anderson’s new film hits the web:

2. Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson breaks his silence and gives an interview!

3. The Washington Post acknowledges/validates your existence. It’s almost too much. Strike up the foreboding violin music…