Jimmy Kimmel bats one out of Wrigley Field.

Jimmy Kimmel bats one out of Wrigley Field.
I love to talk trash about TV! In my other blog, thecartoons.net. I complain about Jimmy Kimmel a bit (especially about how he barely mentioned it when Veatrice passed away), and his lame bits,  over there, but I still do watch him at times. He’s a good interviewer. I got all excited when you announced ...

Men like to talk about sex.

Men like to talk about sex.
UPDATED* Did Assemblyman Mike Duvall have sex? Maybe! We know he liked to talk about it, anyway, but…where’s the beef? The LA Times reports the scandal: An Orange County lawmaker who inadvertently broadcast explicit remarks about his sexual conquests over an open microphone abruptly resigned from office Wednesday after legislative leaders stripped him of his ...

The FBI is renting beach umbrellas and sunglasses.

The FBI is renting beach umbrellas and sunglasses.
This is one of my most popular cartoons on Slate! Summer is over! Not in LA, where we always have some beach, and it’s always too sunny. But in my heart, the beach is really New Jersey. Specifically, Ocean City, where my grandmother had a house, was an every summer highlight. And we also tootled ...

Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo’s purse.

Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo's purse.
I’ve always been curious about the Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne drowning, so of course that’s where my mind went last night when I read about his death. What? Is that bad, or is that normal!? I’ve only been following the news closely this last year, remember; it’s like a crash course of the ...

TMZ likes Michael Jackson more than Mark Sanford.

TMZ likes Michael Jackson more than Mark Sanford.
I like reporting on the media. But how many mirrors does the world really need? I don’t care, I find it fascinating to reflect on what newspeople think is news, and how they report it. If fate is right, that means eventually someone will report on me reporting on the media reporting on the news ...