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The giant store of Mark music, and info on current albums/shows and stuff.

You can find some excerpts of P.E.L. episodes on youtube (Thanks, Daniel Horne!) Mark's youtube channel includes music video and "Ask Chickie."

The Cartoon Stand. Ken Gerber's page o' comix on demand.

If you're looking for more information on the readings and people we cover (I know we're not consistent about giving such basic details of when these people lived), there's usually a good summary at Wikipedia, and if you want a bit more depth, try the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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