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Rejection: New Yorker Festival T-shirt Ideas


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Freedom and Fun: The Caen International Cartoon Festival


Along with fifteen other cartoonists, I was fortunate to be invited to participate in the third annual International Cartoon Festival in Caen, France.  The Caen Memorial Museum, which hosts this event, is a very moving place and it was a … Continue reading

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Look Day for Cartoonists at The New Yorker


Tuesday is “look day” at The New Yorker. That means cartoonists go in to the magazine on 42nd street, ride the elevator to the 20th floor and show their cartoons to the cartoon editor, Bob Mankoff. Mankoff may hold a … Continue reading

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Word and Image: The Art of Cartooning


Below is the transcript of a talk I gave at the Creativity Symposium at the Haystack Mountain School in Maine in 2011.  This will be produced as a monograph, and available in libraries across the country.    Speaking about creativity … Continue reading

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Cartoon Festival Photos


I hope you enjoy these photos from my trip to the St Just-le-Martel Salon International du Dessin de Presse ed d’Humour festival in France. I have many more, but wanted to share a few here. Most of these are photos … Continue reading

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Global Cartoons


Being connected to cartoonists around the world is a great pleasure for me. I feel it is a way for people to talk about issues without needing to use words and it is a way to be connected with other … Continue reading

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Cartoon Exhibit at TEDWomen


Last week, I returned from speaking at the first ever TEDWomen in Washington, DC, an incredible honor for me. My talk was titled The Power of Cartoons, and I discussed how visual humor has the power to not only transform … Continue reading

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Chaos Can Be Funny


There are many reasons why cartoonists become cartoonists.  But having been in this business a long time, and knowing a number of cartoonists, I have found that many of us began cartooning when we were little, as a coping mechanism. … Continue reading

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Speaking Cartoon


One of the questions that we cartoonists often get is, “How did you arrive at your style?”  It’s a difficult one to answer, because for many of us (myself included), there is no simple answer.  And most of us simply … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Cartoonist as A Woman


When Do They Serve The Wine was conceived over a period of years, and really began with an idea I had for a graphic narrative. I drew little vignettes about growing up and dealing with wanting to be a cartoonist … Continue reading

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