Abhay: WEAPONS OF MASS DIPLOMACY – No Whammies, No Whammies
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This one’s about WEAPONS OF MASS DIPLOMACY, a 2014 release of the hit French graphic novel by “Abel Lanzac” and Christophe Blain, English-Language Edition Published by SelfMadeHero, Translated by Edward Gauvin. It’s about a young speechwriter who has to draft France’s responses to a “growing international crisis in the Middle East,” based on true events, from the run-up to the Iraq War.
So, hopefully, crazy people don’t leave crazy person comments…? Fingers crossed? I tried to pare down expressing my own political beliefs some, to hopefully avoid that. For example, I took out the part where I compared Richard Perle’s soul to photographs of advance-stage STD sores. I took out an extremely graphic and intensely erotic description of what I think sex and chocolate will be like the day Dick Cheney dies (spoiler warning: better than usual). Uhm, you know, I tried my somewhat-est, so… fingers crossed…
After the jump, it’s the after-jump, and after the after-jump, it’s the hotel jump, and something something brand name of champagne! (more…)