Monthly Archives: December 2010

Speakers and Speaking at TEDWomen


There were so many informative and inspiring speakers at TEDWomen, it’s hard to know where to begin. The audience was full of type A women (and some men), and I saw many of them taking notes furiously.  While some may … Continue reading

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International Cartoonists at TEDWomen


The cartoon above is one from my TED talk. I spoke about cartoonists from around the world, and in context, discuss my particularly American perspective as a cartoonist.  Of course, not that I would say what the woman above is … Continue reading

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Doing The TED Thing


I arrived in Washington last night, and this morning am experiencing the TED thing.  The conference hasn’t yet begun, but today is the day for speaker prep. I went in for my rehearsal time slot at 8:40am. I was greeted … Continue reading

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The Power of Cartoons


Cartoons have amazing power to make people laugh. But they can also make people think, and that is what my TED talk is going to be about.  Check in here in the next few days, where I will write about … Continue reading

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Something About Bourdain


“Just when I was getting tired of wishing I could be Padma, I can now                             wish I was with Bourdain.” The folks who produce Top Chef are smart.  I don’t know what the viewership of the show is, but I … Continue reading

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A Good Dish of A Husband


Tis the season of parties, and that inevitably means a potluck or two.  Say what you will about potlucks, there is a place for them in this economy. Contrary to what the woman in this cartoon thinks, husbands do not a … Continue reading

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