Andrew_Give_tanks has written 39 posts for My War on Stupid

6month checkup

All clear, except for the pesky ear infection.

Starting to sit up now

Leila’s 2nd year as Elsa

At least she got some good mileage out of that costume.


From animation to Robotics, this comic series explains how to make cool stuff in a way that tickles even the most casual Manga fan.

Visual Budget

With a combination of motion graphics and interactive charts, this work-in-progress project of Neil Halloran perfectly dissects the US federal budget in a way that will (hopefully) cut through unnecessary bickering at family gatherings. It’s in BETA so you’ll need to sign up for an entry code, but it’s well worth it. Tactic: Interactive charts, … Continue reading

Hero Shoutout: Epipheo Studios

No stranger to the limelight, this band of intrepid animators, illustrators and all-around creative geniuses deserve a salute for their years of brave service in making sense of so many topics.

TED-Ed: Lessons Worth Sharing

Completely in line with our ethos, the folks at TED are teaming up Animators with Educators to bring us 10 minute lesson nuggets.

Kimbel Library Instructional Videos

An actor, a script-writer and a videographer walk into a library… and produce the best instructional videos ever.

Cartoon Movement

A Kindred spirit in the War on Stupid, Cartoon Movement provides a collaborative platform for political cartoons and graphic novels to report on current events.

UN’s Global Pulse Initiative

How can mobile data help stave off hunger? Watch and find out.

The Higher Education Bubble

Helping to inform future college grads on what’s in store.

The Socialism behind Football

Fraser Davidson masterfully illustrates one of Bill Maher’s New RUles explaining how the Football system in the US is really socialist.

The News in Japan told in Manga

Taking the day’s news and turning it into manga comics.

SOPA / PIPA Explained

The innocuously named bills get various activist treatments visually explaining their pitfalls and dangers.

The Iowa Caucuses Explained

Visually breaking down the caucus process.

Recommended Reading

Yeah, yeah, we know. Nobody reads anymore right? But for what it's worth, these are some books that lent some valuable insight into making sense, why we have such a hard time at it, and how we can overcome the easy decent towards stupidity.

The Visual Miscellaneum: A Colorful Guide to the World's Most Consequential Trivia by David McCandless

Resonate by Nancy Duarte

True Enough by Farhad Manjoo

A Whole New Mind by Dan Pink

Back of the Napkin by Dan Roam

The Watchman's Rattle by Rebecca D. Costa