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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 23, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 23, 2017!

Thursday, March 23, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's under-FBI-investigation weekly Independent comics page: Red Meat enjoys some liquid nitrogen; Jen Sorenson examines Trump's budget; The K Chronicles shares an opinion about San Francisco; and This Modern World goes 'round and 'round with Trump news.

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Know Your Neighbors: Meet Carlos Castro, a Man Who Understands the Meaning of 'Service'

Know Your Neighbors: Meet Carlos Castro, a Man Who Understands the Meaning of 'Service'

Wednesday, March 22, 2017  |  Anita Rufus

The service people you encounter every day, to most, are basically invisible: the clerk at the cleaners, the waitress at the café where you get your morning coffee, the plumber who comes to fix a clogged drain, the salesman at the pro shop, the person who checks you in for your doctor’s appointment....

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Ask a Mexican: Is It Easier for Americans to Learn Spanish, or Mexicans to Learn English?

Ask a Mexican: Is It Easier for Americans to Learn Spanish, or Mexicans to Learn English?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: The other day, I witnessed a young gordita retrieve a bag of Fritos, open it, then walk over to the chili station and pump two steaming piles of 7-Eleven chili into the bag. At that point, the Frita Bandita then shook the bag and started comer those nasty, now-hot, chili-soaked Fritos. Nee...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 16, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 16, 2017!

Thursday, March 16, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's spied-upon-via-microwave weekly Independent comics page: The K Chronicles engages in a bit of shameless self-promotion; This Modern World looks back at Donald Trump's campaign promises; Jen Sorenson compares Obamacare and Trumpcare; and Red Meat gets ready to embark on a new career.

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Ask a Mexican: Why Can't Americans Pronounce Spanish-Named Cities Correctly?

Ask a Mexican: Why Can't Americans Pronounce Spanish-Named Cities Correctly?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: In my hometown of Playa Larga (Long Beach, Calif.), natives refer to a major avenida in our villa , Junipero Avenue (named for Father Junipero Serra, accused native genocider, a candidate for sainthood—but I digress), as Juan-a-pear-o. There is no “Juan” in Junipero, but that’s how everyo...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 9, 2017!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for March 9, 2017!

Thursday, March 09, 2017  |  Staff

On this week's heavily wiretapped weekly Independent comics page: This Modern World brings us more adventures of the Unbelievable Baby-Man; Jen Sorenson shows how taking away health-care funding can improve poor people's health; The K Chronicles tells a tale about the wife; and Red Meat eavesdrops on ...

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