Foibles: A Mother-Daughter Podcast

Foibles Episode 27: Archy and Mehitable- Toujours Gai

August 14, 2021

archy and mehitabel by don marquis is a collection of newspaper columns in verse without kapitalization or punctuation except occasionally  published between 1916 and 1936

 

filled with social and politikal commentary along with a very wry perspective on human foibles and the vagaries of life for all life forms

 

wonderful stylized illustrations by george herriman who wuz also the author of the krazy kat comics

 

first half of the full collection is highly recommended interest peters out in the second half

 

marquis's hit play old soak wuz definitely of it time its humor does not hold up at all

 

always speshial thanks to david plell and powerbleeder for our muzak

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