June 4, 2022
Okay, I've never took a swing at this guy.
Daily Scratchboard Whip Out:
"Cortez In Shadow"
But it must be said, the Bastard certainly took a swing at the entire hemisphere I live in. And, the conquerer of the Aztecs, and, in turn—Mexico—was a reader of Spanish romance novels and so it came to pass that he discovered what he thought was an island (Baja) and he named it "Califia" after a lesbian Amazon warrior in one of those Spanish romance novels, and that name got morphed into California. How about them apples?
Daily Rough Whip Out:
"Cortez Names The New Land Califia"
Meanwhile, I asked an artist friend of mine, who, from the sixties, might have played Mickey Free if the one-eyed captivo had been as popular as Billy the Kid? And, Buckeye Blake said, this guy:
Marty Feldman IS Mickey Free!
"I am too old to die young, and too young
to grow up."
—Marty Feldman, a week before he died