Everything That Happened In 2013 In One Cartoon

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While millisecond by millisecond we spend our lives focused on the machinations of the "markets", a lot of 'other stuff' happened in 2013. The following incredible image from Beutler Ink's Mario Zucca packs in an entire year's worth of 2013's major events.



And Mario has been kind enough to provide a 'cheat sheet'...

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Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:17 | 4275395 Gringo Viejo
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I can't find my pants.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:27 | 4275403 General Decline
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Nelson Mandela died this year? I had no idea.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:29 | 4275406 Ralph Spoilsport
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Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:48 | 4275449 markmotive
Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:01 | 4275474 F-Tipp
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I hope we see the opposite in 2014, actually. The longer this charade continues, the more we can all purchase. Here's to $15 silver and $800 gold.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:15 | 4275496 Troll Magnet
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What about those "off'd" by the govt, Aaron Swartz & Mike Hastings? Where are they?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:32 | 4275527 KickIce
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That would be real news.  If they included them they would also have to include Ben supporting the market with CNTL-P as well as Obama and Congress on puppet strings being manipulated by the banks.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 02:11 | 4276256 Boris Alatovkrap
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Where is cameo depict of death of Mikhail Kalashnikov?

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 02:20 | 4276264 Harlequin001
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Shouldn't there be a lot more money in this picture, and a few helicopters?

Where's the food queue? It's long enough to stretch to the next world war...

Surely that should be in it?

and I think he forgot to colour the radioactive clouds in the sky green or something...

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 09:40 | 4276521 New England Patriot
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entire year's worth of 2013's pop-culture events

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:36 | 4275529 chumbawamba
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Did they off Roger Ebert, too?  I had no idea he died.  Rest In Peace, formerly fat man cum skinny who married a Nubian and who I went from hating to appreciating when I noticed a correlation between his reviews and the movies I ended up liking myself, and who ended up actually being a cool dude.

I am Chumbawamba.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:59 | 4275551 jimmytorpedo
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Who is Marcia Wallace?

At first I thought Mrs. Kerpapple from the Simpsons died.

I haven't had a tv in so long I'm not sure the Simpsons are still on or not.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 02:14 | 4276258 Boris Alatovkrap
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What about Mel, cook on "Alice"?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 18:58 | 4275691 Long-John-Silver
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Here's to $15 silver and $800 gold.

I went all in at prices lower than that. I remember everyone telling me I was crazy to do that. Ha Ha HA!

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 02:18 | 4276259 Boris Alatovkrap
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At present, copper is real steal. Especially when is discover in pre-refine subterranean seam.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:55 | 4275459 Skateboarder
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That one dude who died just in time for Obozocare failures to be temporarily overlooked by the MSM. Too bad they can't pull the plug again, as someone already said on ZH. Sure looks like they could use the other 8 lives of a cat.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:27 | 4275407 disabledvet
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Exactly . Just put a blank piece of paper and ask that it be filled in next time. Give me a break. "Year in review"? Everything that happened happened here. Now suck my wanker.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:32 | 4275411 Cult_of_Reason
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New ObamaCare "Fees and Taxes" coming in 2014

The new taxes on one customer’s bill added up to $23.14 a month, or $277.68 annually, according to Kaiser Health News. It boosted the monthly premium from $322.26 to $345.40 for that individual.


$277.68 just the taxes OR $95 penalty

Hmmm... It's hard to guess which option healthy young individuals will choose...

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 17:08 | 4275564 Colonel Klink
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The entire Obamascam swindle can suck my balls.  I'm not paying them one red fucking cent.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 17:15 | 4275573 El Vaquero
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Fuck'em right in their statist cornholes. 

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 12:59 | 4276257 Boris Alatovkrap
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State is levy excise tax on corn hole.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 19:08 | 4275706 Tijuana Donkey Show
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Better barter then. It's being built into the dollar, and nearly impossible to avoid. One group who gets 0 mention is vets and petcare. Almost all vet medical supplies just jumped 2%+ because of ACA medical device tax. Nothing says human or animal, so watch the pinch happen when you take your pet to the vet. 

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 06:50 | 4276403 The Navigator
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Roger that my Colonel, with you all the way.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 19:09 | 4275710 Papasmurf
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But ObamaCare taxes don’t stop with health-plan premiums.

Americans also will pay hidden taxes, such as the 2.3 percent medical-device tax that will inflate the cost of items such as pacemakers, stents and prosthetic limbs.

Those with high out-of-pocket medical expenses also will get smaller income-tax deductions.

Literally taxing you on an arm and a leg.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 19:48 | 4275762 Jumbotron
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Say what you will of Mandela.....he succeeded in his quest even while spening a third of his life in jail.

Can't say the same of Republicans, Conservative and Libertarians.

Not bashing these guys....I have either been one or still am in my own way.  But still.......W in Mandela's column.....L in the column of the team supposedly championing freedom.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 06:01 | 4276385 TWSceptic
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Study the history of Mandela. He was a terrorist, libertarians do not believe in violence to reach a goal. Communists like Mandela don't care, they kill children if they have to and then claim to be heroes.


It's interesting that we all think violence and killing is wrong, but somehow when a government or so called hero does it, we forget.


Here watch this for some truth http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7HyuLPWF9I

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 11:33 | 4276711 Jumbotron
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I know his history.  Please reread my post slowly and carefully.  I did not apologize or gloss over his acts of terrorism.  i simply made an ironic post that through perserverance and holding on to a dream and working with a mindset based on the long term and not short term gain (like every 2 years for the Congress and 4 for the President) you can accomplish your goals.

Now......to your point about how libertarians do not believe in violence to reach a goal.  That's why you guys have been failing at maintaining America's freedom since the Revolution.  What do you think the "Libertarians" of the day did to attain our freedoms in the first place in the Revolution?  Why don't YOU research what the Brits were calling us back home in England ?  Why don't YOU research what Jefferson said about how to maintian freedom in America.......here's a very short synopsis.......You have to refresh the tree of Liberty with the blood of tyrants AND patriots.   He also figured that we would have to do this every 20 years or so.  This underscores his cynicism and realism about the nature of the "people" and their ability to not only maintain freedom but their ability to actually fight against it.

Trust me when I say this......freedom is ONLY won and MAINTAINED by bloodshed......always has been and will forever more be the case.  That's human nature.....and that's not going to change either. 

Now.....knowing that.....we all have a choice.  Do we fight with armed force if need be....(an eventually it will be the case) if we really mean what we say about freedom.....as defined by the Founding Fathers in the Founding Documents?  Or do we just settle for what we have and what is to come?   Because if it is the latter (and it will be because it will be the WILL of the PEOPLE) then you all should kindly shut the fuck up. 

Because Freedom has never and will never be won or maintained through bitching on ZeroHedge or any other web site that you haunt.

But realize this as well.....once you DO decide to pick up the gun....you will be forever more branded and known as a terrorist.  Think your job and livelihood and your families' livelihood is worth your stand on Freedom....knowing that bloodshed is THE ONLY way to achieve and maintain it?

That's what I thought.  Look in the mirror.  There you will see the problem with America.



Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:22 | 4275399 djsmps
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I'm going to drink my immune system silly.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:28 | 4275404 Ralph Spoilsport
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Holidays again....burrrrppp

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 18:37 | 4275666 gmrpeabody
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OT... Does anyone know how many shopping days till Xmas we have left?

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 03:23 | 4276300 e_goldstein
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364. Don't worry, they'll start reminding you to start shopping through ads and non-stop emails probably starting in Feb or late March.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:33 | 4275421 suteibu
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Did this guy make one for the real world, or just the one for the Hollywood/entertainment crowd.  It must be over my pay grade as I do not understand most of the references.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:46 | 4275440 Lore
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My thought as well.  The artist is talented, but popular culture clearly dominates, leaving a big hole. What else happened in the REAL world?

It's lighthearted, and needs to be taken in that vein.  Thanks to the artist for sharing and to ZH for posting it.  Best to all for 2014!

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:56 | 4275467 666
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I'm always glad to see the Tardis. With any luck, one day I'll hitch a ride on it and leave this stinking earth.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:07 | 4275478 suteibu
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Go back in time and do something (I'll leave that to you) to, you know, change history. 

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 18:22 | 4275654 666
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Y'mean like slip a condom on Obozo's dad at the critical moment?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:31 | 4275523 Bawneee Fwank
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But this is the real world...FSA!!!!

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:53 | 4275546 jimmytorpedo
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I can't find the Saudis giving chemical weapons to Al-Ciaduh to frame Assad with.


Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:35 | 4275423 rtalcott
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weak...old men that die (Mandela was no surprise)...not important...hollywood types ...who cares...

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:39 | 4275428 ebworthen
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That's pretty cool; and it's popular because his website completely crashed.

It does give you the "Bread and Circuses" insanity of the New Rome in one picture, eh?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:56 | 4275464 The man with po...
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Trying to find the NSA in this picture is like trying to find Waldo.

Where's Waldo?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:45 | 4275536 logicalman
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Here you go.

Merry Christmas.


Wed, 12/25/2013 - 15:56 | 4275465 icanhasbailout
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The only thing in the whole list which isn't a distraction from the real things that happened in 2013 is the buried Snowden reference. What an embarrassment to the planet if this contains the most notable of events this year.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:05 | 4275476 Skateboarder
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Dude we live on a completely banana planet, i.e. we traded real culture for mass-produced popular culture. When people thrive on a manufactured stories instead of making their own, you have a loss of the free mind. Humans are lost because we do not have a means to express our stories anymore (due to a manufactured story being shoved down your throat, or else!)

Create something today and give it / show it to someone. Be free motherfuckers - CREATE OR PERISH.

Thu, 12/26/2013 - 04:24 | 4276348 Rory_Breaker
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+100 skateboarder

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:14 | 4275480 22winmag
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Could we bump the Hollywood Idiots in favor of Ted Gunderson, Loretta Fuddy, or other whistleblowers that died of natural or unnatural causes this year?

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:11 | 4275487 CunnyFunt
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Phones and video-game consoles?

I initially thought that the NYPD car had to do with "stop and frisk", but I suppose that isn't as sexy as all the Hollywad references.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 18:48 | 4275678 LeisureSmith
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Weak sauce indeed, pop fluff escapism. Great for a Hollywood trade publication, but not for ZH. Cute kittens also exist... just saying.

Wed, 12/25/2013 - 16:26 | 4275517 Bawneee Fwank
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The image for 2013 should be of Obama addressing the nation/press conference...fucking pole smoker never shuts up or goes more than two days without some kind of press conference or pep rally.

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