The 8 Oil Spill Cartoons You Have to See.

The 8 Oil Spill Cartoons You Have to See.
Will BP PLC do anything they promised? We’ll see. I wish they’d save the money they spend on their TV ads, and spend it by helping clean up their mess, but that ship has already sailed. Losers. Nothing funny about this environmental and financial disaster, but cartoonists have a way of pointing their pens towards ...

Second Amendment cartoon on the 4th of July.

Second Amendment cartoon on the 4th of July.
Yay, sparklers! They’re illegal in California, or at least LA. Does that mean I don’t have any? Want to take a guess? They’re not legal in Philadelphia, either, but they have them in the Amish counties! Yup, Dwight Schrute territory. Right next to the special quilt fabrics and needles. The writing on the corner is ...

June political cartoons on Obama, Helen Thomas, soccer and oil spill.

June political cartoons on Obama, Helen Thomas, soccer and oil spill.
It’s a beautiful new week for cartoons! This roundup for the LA Times is for cartoons published the second week of June, 2010. Since I’m editor here, I shan’t go into my personal¬† stuff – like my car accident, dealing with 2 insurance companies, aftereffects of the accident, a new problem in the car, which ...

Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner are rich and Republican!

Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner are rich and Republican!
Who ya going to vote for in the California Primary? I thought everyone could use some help on this. I’ve been doing cartoons on California and the upcoming elections for almost 6 months now for CalWatchdog, this extraordinary journalism site for a think tank in Northern California, but haven’t posted many of them here yet. ...

Ink spill cartoons for the LA Times for May, 2010.

Ink spill cartoons for the LA Times for May, 2010.
I had a rough week, so sorry about that. Could this be why I couldn’t find any funny cartoons for the third week of May?! Maybe! I did find some clever ones, however, and clever is a close cousin to funny. Of course, the PB oil spill continues to be the biggest story around. In ...

Memorial Day cartoon.

Memorial Day cartoon.
Any excuse to draw a cemetery. This cartoon cracked me up, but I am dark, so dark. I don’t know who gets my cartoons, really. I’m just grateful that most editors do. But my editor at Slate didn’t put this really interesting drawing, with toned colors and mood and a really funny joke, on the ...