Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Oscars are Important


So much to talk about. Ghaddafi, unions, the GOP assault on women, Charlie Sheen (not),.  For today, I’m going to stick with the Oscars. I’ve been posting serious stuff lately, and think I –we– need a momentary break. That’s what … Continue reading

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Gaddafi’s Shoe Problem


What’s going on in Libya is nothing to make light of.  But  as a cartoonist, it was difficult to resist drawing the above when presented with the imagery of Gaddafi holding an umbrella, combined with the tradition of taking off … Continue reading

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Butterfly Nets and Ideas


Sometimes ideas spring from just one word.  But it has to be the right word.  Doing a cartoon around the word “uprising” would be difficult. Plus, it’s not a very interesting word.  “Revolution” could lead to a lot of things.  … Continue reading

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Freedom of Pop-Choice


I think recent events in the news may have cured us of our addiction to Sarah Palin. I certainly hope so. There are so, so many other things that are seriously important:  Justin Bieber’s feelings, Charlie Sheen’s condition, Lady Gaga’s … Continue reading

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I’ll Bring The Popcorn


Watching and listening to the events in Egypt unfold last week, I was struck by a number of things.  That is, after the my emotions subsided, although they still have not.  I am so moved by what happened, and it … Continue reading

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Snow Humor


Suffice it to say we have a lot of snow where we live, and in many parts of the country. I cannot remember such a snowy year.  But, it will melt, someday. Let’s hope it melts outside,  and not inside.

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Style in Coats and Cartoons


Before we hit spring, I wanted to post this cartoon. Because next year this particular type of coat will undoubtedly be out of style. Anorak is not only a funny word, it is a funny coat.  They only really look … Continue reading

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Cats, Dogs and Egypt


Coming up with six or more ideas to submit to The New Yorker every week, I do ones that are not great.  Like the one above.  It’s a stupid joke, playing off the protests in Egypt. It’s one of those … Continue reading

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Risk Taking


We Americans try to understand and sympathize with what is going on in Egypt.  It’s hard, but the least that we can do is try, like this misguided woman in the cartoon above. An article in the New York Times … Continue reading

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