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By Bill Griffith

"Zippy the Pinhead's 29 Day advisor to Random actions and Arbitrary Donuts" isn't really a suite of underground comics or syndicated strips, yet an all-original journey at the highway of enjoyable that includes Zippy, Griffy, Half-Life, and the remainder of gang. This highly-structured explosion of insanity, satire and epic experience takes all of Griffith's favourite popular culture subject matters — Ernie Bushmiller, junk nutrients, advertisement "cute," beatniks, cubism, glossy Japan, Jean-Paul Sartre, Laundromats, '70s type, and Jack Palance — to their outer limits.


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What a new life Probkin began, what flights! A spiritual, that was it, spiritual life, one he had never known. ” What a won­ derful period o f his little life! ” he would shout, trying to be heard above the general hubbub. ” Strangely enough, thanks to New Focus, the O BKH SS embezzle­ ment squad turned its foul face away from Probkin. One o f the New Focusers turned out to have friends in the central apparatus of Internal Affairs; it can’t be said that the investigation ceased automatically, but summonses for chats came less frequently, and the case was clearly drying up.

Once a militant unit made up o f three Party regional committee activ­ ists had come to the editorial offices o f Soviet Ball. In response to numerous complaints from laborers, the regional committee had decided to investigate the activities o f Veniamin Probkin, to see if he corresponded to the position he held, or whether he was in fact com­ promising that progressiveness-that-we-serve. Alas, just as the complainers— or stoolies, in other words— had sup­ posed, the investigation turned out to be a simple matter.

Vanity had a bracing effect, as well: they must consider him the leader of the Cheesers, otherwise they wouldn’t have come. And basi­ cally they were correct— he was the leader— though the idea had arisen in the dental center o f Timiriazev Region, in a conversation between Alexei Okhotnikov and Venechka Frobkin, who were in neighboring chairs; both had been left by their dentists to wait for the novocaine to take effect. But I am the founder, Ogo thought, if only because the idea wouldn’t have lasted a week without me.

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