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Walter White Finds an Unexpected Rival in His Lab on Latest New Yorker Cover

By Ramzi De Coster | Indiewire September 23, 2013 at 5:06PM

Showcasing an idea that's timely for several reasons, The New Yorker unveiled its latest magazine cover, featuring veteran cartoonist Barry Blitt's "Bad Chemistry" piece in a current events fiction to nonfiction fusion.
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Showcasing an idea that's timely for several reasons, The New Yorker unveiled its latest magazine cover, featuring veteran cartoonist Barry Blitt's "Bad Chemistry" piece with a current events fiction to nonfiction fusion. The image introduces a startled Walter White stumbling on an otherwise composed yet confounded Bashar Al-Assad as he sheepishly handles Walter's lab equipment. Blitt had this to say about the evidently uninvited Syrian dictator's trespass in White's fictional meth lab: "Seems like there's never a shortage of real life villains to make even most conscience-free fictional character look comic in comparison -- alas." The series finale of "Breaking Bad" airs this Sunday, September 29th on AMC.

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