Idi Amin himself was quite an enigma and his rule was colored with horror and enchantment in equal part. The Professor captures the murderous appeal of his soldiers, his rise to power from cook to the president of the country, and some of the international scandals and squabbles.
For Dr. Spire, cartoons are our way of going around/ living with difficult realities. If we did not find a way of laughing about these things like corruption, political madness, disease, poverty, poor social services perhaps they would have killed us earlier than they do.
There. Now you know who my Valentine was and you have a few reasons to pass by Brisk Lounge the next time you hear about Books and Brunch. I should add that you will not only stock up on lovely bookmarks (which you usually get with your purchase) but the setting is perfect for meeting the kind of people you may have longed for in secondary school. And there is food. Did I mention that? There is food!