Geoff Olson 2.0

Geoff Olson
Incandescent commentary and cartoons
Created 18 Dec 2020
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  • The Christmas Truce
    25 Dec 2021 • 5 min read • 3 8
    Front page of the Daily Mirror, Jan. 8 1915. Wiki Commons. It’s a tale that’s been told many times. Many of us have heard the outline, if not the details. On December 24, 1914, German troops in the ar...
  • Are You in an Abusive Relationship?
    19 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 4 4
    Share The image above was inspired by a 2020 infographic from the Workplace Mental Health Institute on the warning signs of an abusive relationship. See below. I used exactly the same wording as the W...
  • Kind of Moronic
    12 Dec 2021 • 8 min read • 5 11
    Adaptation of sixties Marvel comic. Apologies to the late, great Jack Kirby Biosecurity Theatre The other day I was at an aquatic centre in Vancouver, heading for the pool. “Excuse me, sir! Sir, excus...
  • We All Shine On
    05 Dec 2021 • 10 min read • 0 1
    Lennon sketch Geoff Olson 2004, colour background “DMT Idea” L. Brown, 2012, Wiki Commons Discovering McCartneyism-Lennonism “Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m ...
  • It Means Just What He Chooses It to Mean
    01 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 0 8
    “When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so ...
  • archy and mehitabel
    27 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 7
    Thought I’d try something different this week: step away from the daily disaster feed and introduce readers to one of my favourite poets. A cockroach named archy. The bug was the invention of Don Marq...
  • Imagine That! Part 2
    21 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 2 1
    Karl Marx, author of The Communist Manifesto, posing with pre-hipster beard and antiquated musical technology You will be assimilated Last time I wrote about the gift economies of aboriginal societies...
  • Imagine That! Part 1
    20 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 3 9
    Celebrities Untuned We’re now deep enough into the pandemic to do a bit of pop-cultural excavation. You may have the misfortune of recalling singer Madonna’s bizarre video dispatch from a bathtub stre...
  • Discounted Halloween stuff!
    17 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 6
    About the toon Actual costume (his, not the kid’s). What more can anyone say other than this? Leave a comment
  • Tortoise vs. Hare
    12 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 3
    Comment on the Toon Satire is all about taking some element of the real world and twisting, stretching and morphing it into something impossible. At its best, satire highlights the ridiculous element ...
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