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A Message in a Bottle From My Mother: Requiem for the Home Front

In these decades, when we’ve gone from an American version of people’s war and national mobilization to peopleless wars and a demobilized populace, war has remained a constant, but we have not. Given that, I want to offer one small cheer, however belatedly, for my mother the caricaturist.

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Wrest in Peace, Charlie

It might be true that in the beginning was the Word, but before that was the Drawing.

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Tony Auth

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The Cartoonist

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Syrian Cartoonist Attacked in a Warning to Dissidents

Pro-Assad gunmen severely beat a popular Syrian political cartoonist Thursday, breaking both his hands as a warning to anti-government protesters that dissent is not welcome. (more)

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 READ MORE

Mr. Fish

SPJ Recognizes the Genius of Mr. Fish (Again)

For the second year in a row, the Society of Professional Journalists has picked our resident genius artist, Dwayne Booth—you know him as Mr. Fish—as the recipient of its prestigious Sigma Delta Chi Award for Editorial Cartooning in the Online Independent category.

Posted on May 11, 2011 READ MORE

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Mr. Fish’s New Year’s Dissolution

I was 14 years old and it was just after dinner on the last day of summer vacation in the Alabama portion of Southern Jersey, where the only black people I ever saw were sunburned Italians.

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Legendary Cartoonist Paul Conrad Dies

Legendary political cartoonist Paul Conrad died Saturday morning at the age of 86. An artist who won the Pulitzer Prize three times, Conrad was the cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times for 30 years and a proud member of Richard Nixon’s “enemies list.”

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Muhammad Cartoonist Says She’s Sorry

From Denmark to South Park, the American whose satirical cartoon inspired a thousand copycat Muhammad cartoons on Facebook has apologized, claiming her satirical work was “hijacked” and that the resulting “Everyone Draw Muhammad Day!” was offensive to Muslims.

Posted on May 21, 2010 READ MORE

Paul Conrad

Paul Conrad: Drawing Fire

Check out this documentary on legendary editorial cartoonist Paul Conrad, who won three Pulitzers, earned a spot on Nixon’s enemies list and tackled every major political issue in America over the span of his 50-year career.

Posted on Oct 19, 2006 READ MORE


Today in the Media War Against Al Qaeda

Rumsfeld says that we’re losing the media war against Al Qaeda, on the same day a militant website posts a new tape by Bin Laden, in which he vows never to be taken alive.
In perhaps unrelated Al Qaeda media war news, Batman cartoonist Frank Miller says that the caped crusader’s next foes will be Bin Laden’s henchmen.

Posted on Feb 20, 2006 READ MORE

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