Ted Rall releases new book on Central Asia

Ted Rall has announced on his blog that his new book “SILK ROAD TO RUIN: IS CENTRAL ASIA THE NEW MIDDLE EAST?”… A follow-up of sorts to TO AFGHANISTAN AND BACK, SILK ROAD TO RUIN is part travelogue, part current affairs, a comprehensive look at the “Stans” and why Central Asia will be to the 21st century what the Middle East was to the Middle East: the lynchpin and perrenial hotspot that will keep American and other Western foreign policy makers jumping.

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Universal to launch ‘Ronaldinho Gaucho’ strip May 28

From the press release:The lively team of characters in the comic strip include Ronaldinho?s brother Asis; sister Daisy, number one fan Diego, his mother and two lovable dogs named Champ and Fireball. Readers can follow their adventures on and off of the soccer field in this daily and Sunday comic strip.De Sousa has already taken Ronaldinho to star status in publishing, licensing, animation, television syndication and social campaigns.

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Editorial cartooning job at Courier-Journal still vacant

E&P writer, Dave Astor, has a follow up story on The Courier-Journal’s editorial cartooning position that has been vacant since Nick Anderson moved to the Houston Chronicle earlier this year.  In short, it hasn’t been filled and to quote their editor, “we still haven’t decided what to do.”Doesn’t sound like it’s going to be filled anytime soon.

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