Sunday, June 05, 2022

Cortez: "I Wish They All Could Be Califia Girls"

 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

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