Dogpatch


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Dogpatch

town of illiterate country folk. [Comics: “Li’l Abner” in Horn, 450]
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The parcels at 590, 600 and 602 Minnesota Street, in the Dogpatch neighborhood, currently contain aging warehouses that the university is proposing to replace.
Second, the audience wasn't composed overwhelmingly of self-conscious youths but instead of people of all ages, who are dressed up, not necessarily in their Sunday best but certainly not looking like they hail from Dogpatch, U.
Hollande also was expected to meet with French entrepreneurs and inaugurate an office in the gritty Dogpatch neighborhood aimed at supporting their efforts.
Al Capp, creator of the long-running "Li'l Abner" comic strip, was one of the first to develop innovative publicity techniques, spinoffs, merchandising, and product endorsements; he even got his own theme park in 1968: Dogpatch USA.
The strip clearly was not for children, not only because of the sophisticated references but also due to the blatant sexual innuendos and the impossibly curvy, scantily clad women who populated the Yokums' hometown of Dogpatch.
To the chagrin of some of the town's residents, Marble Falls changed its name to Dogpatch.
The bleached-out, bewigged Dogpatch Diva is a mere souvenir in auction terms, but she's a better fit for Crystal Bridges than ostensibly swankier antiques like Liz or Marilyn.
Gowan devoted some 1,700 hours to sustained personal interaction (and in some cases friendship) with (mostly) homeless men in the city's Tenderloin and Dogpatch neighborhoods.
Get down home with the Yokum clan in this musical visit to Al Capp's Dogpatch, through April 4 at the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre.
Yet, comparing Li'l Abner to the average American comic strip would be like comparing an American beer to a dipper of Kickapoo Joy Juice, a liquor of such stupefying potency that the hardest citizen of Dogpatch would raise into the air stiff as a frozen fish stick after the first burning sip.
Until recently, the Dogpatch neighborhood, just south of AT&T Park, was best known as the location of Hells Angels headquarters.