Tag Archives: New Yorker

What Does a Huntsman Surge Looks Like?


If I were a Republican, I would find Mr. Huntsman very attractive. It’s not news that he’s classically handsome, and if I were a Republican, I would find it difficult not to gravitate towards him. If only for his looks. … Continue reading

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Fairy Tales and Washington


This cartoon was drawn last week, and The New Yorker passed on it. Since I drew it, last night our government has agreed on something, in order to avert something. While I am paying attention, I am at times a … Continue reading

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Summer, Who Cares?


This is an example of a cartoon wherein the idea does not represent my personal attitude. I was asked recently if I put myself in my cartoons, to which I said, yes, and no. Everything I draw has some part … Continue reading

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Garden Variety Hand Held


While looking for food cartoons in my inventory–a friend is starting a food magazine–I ran across this one. I did it last summer and since I figure a lot of people are either drinking beer, grilling, or working in their … Continue reading

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Cartoons and History


Working on a speech for TED is totally consuming.  I will be speaking at a TEDx on Saturday–it is a complicated speech, and extra difficult because it is not all about me. It’s about what cartoons can tell us, historically. … Continue reading

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Palin Surprise


I drew this cartoon a few weeks ago, when Sarah Palin  re-entered the media orbit with her publicity tour. However, I was only able to publish it now, as contractually, I am supposed to show all my cartoons to The … Continue reading

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Between Ears


published in Womensenews.org It may have taken me several decades, but I finally took control of my thinking. That’s what I like to think, anyway. I love popular culture, but now I watch it as an anthropologist-cartoonist might, with fascination, … Continue reading

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Are We Still Worried?


copyright Liza Donnelly and The New Yorker Magazine This cartoon was published in The New Yorker in the months following September 11th, 2001. I think it’s appropriate to publish here again, with news of the death of Osama Bin Laden … Continue reading

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Give My Cartoon a Hug


I do about six cartoons a week, and on Tuesday afternoon, I email them to my editor at The New Yorker, Bob Mankoff. He takes a selection of our submissions–and we don’t know what he takes or if he takes … Continue reading

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Crafting a Speech


Writing a speech should be straightforward. You think of what you want to say, write it down, practice it and you’re done. Because I use images in my talks, it’s more complicated. Yes, I do the aforementioned, but somewhere in … Continue reading

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