Tag Archives: New Yorker

Too Much Kale


I think maybe we can stop obsessing about kale now. It’s time to focus on another green leafy vegetable. How about mustard greens (who need another name, don’t you agree?)? And then when we are done with green, we should … Continue reading

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Rejection: New Yorker Festival T-shirt Ideas


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Very Semi-Serious: A New Documentary In The Works About New Yorker Cartoonists


There is a new documentary about New Yorker cartoonists in the works, called  “Very Semi-Serious.”  Filmmakers Leah Wolchok and Davina Pardo came to my studio to film and talk and we had a great time laughing and gabbing about cartoons, … Continue reading

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Animation, The New Yorker and TED: VIDEO


Recently, I was invited to work with TED-Ed in creating an animation called “Inside a cartoonist’s world”    TED-Ed is TED’s (Technology, Entertainment and Design) new innovative endeavor in the education world. The animator at TED_Ed, Jeremiah Dickey, and I sat … Continue reading

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Cartoonist Party! (PHOTOS)


Last night, I was very happy to be at a gathering of New Yorker cartoonists. We convened  at a bar in New York City to enjoy each others’ company and toast the holiday season.  Over the years, there has always … Continue reading

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Cartoons as Cultural Envoys: All Cartoonists Are LInked


Yesterday, I returned from a trip to the Middle East.  I was invited by the US State Department to be a cultural envoy, and speak about my work to residents of Israel and the Palestinian Territories.  Below is the talk … 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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Women of Distinction


Recently, I was honored to receive recognition from the amazing organization American Association of University Women, NASPA and NCCWSL with a “Women of Distinction” award. There were six of honorees, and we all gathered in Washington, DC. The honorees were: … 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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Cyber Nup


I am married to a man who has a blog, but is not on twitter. Out of kindness, and because I think he’s interesting, I sometimes tweet his blog posts. But what if he were on twitter, and I didn’t … Continue reading

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