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Die Grünen hybrider Kongress 2021

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Talk at BESIG 2021 for Cornelsen

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I’ve stuck a comics widget onto this page (Flash Player needed), because maybe like me you love comics. The comics page was the second page I read in the Washington Post after glancing at the headlines. I think my favorite has always been B.C., maybe because I like the idea of philosophical cavemen.


Bill Waterson’s Calvin and Hobbes (RIP) was fabulous … and of course Gary Larson’s The Far Side (not available online because of a letter Larson wrote). There are so very many good newer ones. I’ve only just discovered Tony Cochran‘s Agnes, a dreaming slacker:


Daytime comics. Very good for laughs.  – Which comics do you like?

PS: Helmut brought me piles of funny comic books once when I was in the hospital after an operation and wasn’t allowed to laugh to spare my stomach. “The man who shoots faster than his shadow” almost made my stitches burst, but the laughter made me well. Imagine: Noone in the States knows Lucky Luke!


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