Am I mean?

Am I mean?
UPDATED*: First Day of Spring cartoon. First day of spring is officially March 20 this year (although I’ve always thought it was March 21), but because the clocks sprang forward one hour this weekend (hate), we’ll call this Spring Week. This made me laugh last night when I wrote it. It still makes me laugh! ...

Two more cartoons I’m glad I didn’t do.

Two more cartoons I'm glad I didn't do.
Both of these cartoons are by Rob Tornoe. Let me start off by saying I LIKE Rob’s cartoons. Didn’t I just link to him in my blogroll? Seems like a good guy, a successful editorial cartoonist, and blogs with Daryl Cagle on Daryl’s popular editorial site, politicalcartoons.com. He’s a friend on Facebook. I like his ...

Look how cute the NY Times op-ed is!

Look how cute the NY Times op-ed is!
Look, is this not adorable? Great whimsical cartoon-like illustrations by Katia Fouquet, who I have never noticed until now. In the opinion section of the New York Times, no less! There are 4 different paintings, each one representing climate change in various parts of the world. From the Times: Though this is a global issue, ...

Ted Rall scolds Time Magazine for their Top 10 cartoons.

OOh, great dustup on Time Magazine’s list of Best Editorial Cartoons of 2008! You’ll have to decide for yourself if they made the right decision, and if these cartoons are the BEST. My opinion? (taking into consideration I only started to read editorial cartoons 9 months ago.) I didn’t understand 2 of them. One is ...

Sarah Palin cartoon is a five-letter word.

Sarah Palin cartoon is a five-letter word.
I don’t know, tell me. I don’t do crossword puzzles, I do Soduku. (Actually, my favorites are logic problems.) But you know who they’re talking about here, right? Did I get the animals right? And the word they might be thinking of? Only a few more days left to love this cartoon! Not to say ...

How to use pop culture to influence your editor.

One might consider this an example of poor boundaries on my end, or simply showing my hand, but I’m going to divulge a little trick that cartoonists or writers might want to use when working with an editor. Act as if paying that month’s rent isn’t all that. Have fun in spite of the tanking ...