Political cartoons for the LA Times for May 10, 2010.

Political cartoons for the LA Times for May 10, 2010.
I’m a little late for my roundup of last week’s best cartoons. Okay, way late. I think I’m on the other side, though. And I couldn’t let the whole week go by without pointing out the best cartoons of the week…for the Los Angeles Times crowd, that is! (Speaking about editors and awards, I used ...

How to end the war in Afghanistan.

Overheard in Facebook, by an “author of nine novels”: What if everybody on Facebook from all over the world got together separately at a specific day and time and sent a collective, silent mind-message to Washington and Afghan to stop the killing? Wouldn’t cost a dime. Would that work do you think? Um, how about ...

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 ...

Jones plans, and cancels, Disneyland party.

Another bulletin from Jones, the mysterious MySpace writer, who I think secretly writes for Phil Hendrie: Oct 7, 2008 12:49 PM Subject: may not be renting out Disneyland for birthday bash Body: I know I promised many of you that I planned to reserve Disneyland for a 54th birthday bash in late March, but I ...

The mysterious and funny Jones is in my top 8.

Oh, I guess I should say I have lots of great, great friends in MySpace, but some are more special than others. I don’t know who Jones is, and I can’t remember how we became (MySpace) friends. Is he a sitcom writer? A latenight standup comedian? He seems to have a lot of friends from ...