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International Cartoon and Humor Festival in France, 2011


Today,  I am headed to France for the 30th Salon International du Dessins de Presse et d’Humour at St Just le Martel. I curated an exhibit (slide show sample below)  for them of cartoons from around the globe by artists … Continue reading

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Cartoon Marriage Script is bought by ABC Studios


Cartoon Marriage, the book I did with my husband  Michael Maslin,  based on our life together as New Yorker cartoonists, is in the process of becoming a television show. Just last night we heard that ABC Studios bought the script … Continue reading

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What’s in a Marriage?


In honor of The Wedding at the end of the week–the one across the pond– I am going to post marriage and wedding cartoons all this week. I’ve done a lot, frankly. Why go searching for ideas when there is … Continue reading

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Why International Women’s Day?


Alright, so what’s the deal with International Women’s Day? I was invited to a large gathering today to recognize this day, and I wanted to know more about its origins. Of course I was aware of it, but wanted to … Continue reading

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Drawing for Change: My Talk at TED


Last December, I delivered a talk for TED. In fact it was the first ever TEDWomen and was a great event. I met  many amazing, dedicated men and women whose work is to help women around the globe. The editors … Continue reading

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In Honor of Dr. King


Dr. Martin Luther King dedicated his life to inspiring people to be the best they can be, and to love everyone, regardless of race or gender.  I grew up in Washington, DC  during the Civil Rights Movement, and Dr. King … Continue reading

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Violence and Humor


copyright Liza Donnelly and The New Yorker,2001 It is difficult to be creative when you are distracted.  And I have been distracted by the recent shootings in Arizona. Not that there isn’t always violence somewhere–of course there is. Secretary of … Continue reading

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Why Shop?


Need an excuse to shop?   Even though I spent my young adulthood as somewhat anti-materialistic, very liberal, and still am a believer in both of those attitudes, I have come to believe that helping the economy along is a good … Continue reading

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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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