Daily Archives: February 4, 2007

Return of the Sunday Funnies

LR retired the Sunday Funnies feature after the cowardly execution of Anna Politkovskaya by the Kremlin. However, she’s now discovered such a talented Russian cartoonist that she feels it’s appropriate to feature his work today. She thinks Anna would approve. Therefore, she offers four of his cartoons below. Another was already featured in the middle of last week, in case you missed it.

The Sunday Funnies Part I: On the Fate of Freedom in Russia

The letters inside the snake spell out: F-R-E-E-D-O-M.

Source: Ellustrator.

The Sunday Funnies Part II: On the Fate of Democracy in Russia

The tombstone reads: “Russian Democracy.”

Source: Ellustrator.


The caption reads: “Ladies and gentlemen, we have word from the flight deck that the aircraft is now leaving the area of democracy, we apologize for any inconvenience.”

Source: Ellustrator.

The Sunday Funnies Part III: On the Fate of Russian Dissidents

On each of the spent shell casings is written: “I had nothing to gain from this killing.”

Source: Ellustrator.

The Sunday Photos, Video Edition: Russians Gone Wild!

Here’s a video from a Russian talk show that makes Jerry Springer look like Charlie Rose. La Russophobe hadn’t realized how popular kicking is among Russian men as a means of fighting, or how liberated they are when it comes to kicking women. The sound effects are particularly vivid, and you don’t need to speak a word of Russian to seamlessly comprehend the proceedings.