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DEEP DIVE cARToons are pop-culture commentary, and often a bad mash-up of it. DEEP DIVE cARToons are meant to provoke a thought and a smile. That's it. Please enjoy them and tell your frienemies to too!

Saturday, June 26, 2010

318. General McChrystal Fades


"Old soldiers never die; they just fade away."
                                                         - General Douglas McArthur


Friday, June 25, 2010

317. Woddy's Sliver

316. The Longest Tennis Match Ever

They started the match clean shaven.

The longest professional tennis match, in terms of both time and total games played, was the Wimbledon 2010 first round match between Nicolas Mahut and John Isner on the 22nd, 23rd and 24th of June, 2010, lasting 11 hours and 5 minutes, with a total of 183 games. The fifth set of the match, lasting 138 games, played over 8 hours 11 minutes, was also the longest set in history by both time and games.  (read more: http://alturl.com/v9w2)

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

314. Manute Bol, RIP

Manute Bol (October 16, 1962 – June 19, 2010) was a Sudanese-born basketball player and activist. Until the debut of Gheorghe Mure┼čan, Bol was indisputably the tallest player ever to appear in the National Basketball Association. Bol was believed to have been born on October 16, 1962 in either Turalie or Gogrial, Sudan. He was the son of a Dinka tribal chief, who gave him the name "Manute," which means "special blessing." (read more: http://alturl.com/qtyj)

Thursday, June 3, 2010

304. Obama Takes Charge of Oil Spill


WASHINGTON (AP) --  President Obama insists that his administration, not oil giant BP, is calling the shots in responding to the worst oil spill in the nation's history."I take responsibility. It is my job to make sure that everything is done to shut this down," Obama declared at a news conference in the East Room of the White House. (read more: http://alturl.com/fdc3)