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Chain Linked

On Feb. 25 the Santa Monica City Council votes on whether Paul Conrad’s peace sculpture should be knocked over and replaced with retail development. Because nothing says we should work to prevent nuclear self-annihilation like a Tommy Bahama, a food court and a lighted fountain full of pennies tossed by shoppers wishing for world peace with their eyes closed.

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Mr. Fish

Notion Building

For those who love pointless games of aggression, rocks will always beat scissors. And the reason why that will never change is because logic has nothing to do with arguing for or against the rules of a game.

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Mr. Fish

Drawing Conclusions: The Editorial Cartoon

For reasons that may have to do only with the perfunctory indifference that comes with incuriosity, there has never been a precise understanding by the dominant culture of what an editorial cartoonist is. 

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Mr. Fish

Being Gay

Being gay was an expression of nonconformity that had less to do with an urge to proclaim my affection for one type of sex over another than a desire to lodge a formal protest against convention.

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Mr. Fish

Lend Me Your Ear

In the grand tradition of R. Crumb, Harvey Pekar and testicular self-examiners everywhere, Mr. Fish looks for truth and beauty in bullshit and banality.

Posted on Jul 10, 2012 READ MORE    


As Seen on TV: Mr. Fish on ‘Carson Daly’

Ever wonder what makes the fabulous Mr. Fish tick? What’s his mission in conjuring up those wildly creative cartoons? Wonder no more, as the man behind the moniker, our own Dwayne Booth, appeared on last Friday’s “Last Call With Carson Daly” to talk about his provocative oeuvre and what ... (more)

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The Egg and I

Not only does the story testify to the power of humor to sustain a real-life parable celebrating the ingenuity of a man hoping to escape the mundane, but it is also proof that the scenic, circuitous route through life may be preferable to the more direct.

Posted on Nov 18, 2011 READ MORE    



Mr. Fish on Saving the World

Truthdig editors interviewed esteemed editorial cartoonist Dwayne “Mr. Fish” Booth, whose debut collection, “Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People,” is out from Akashic Books. The artist talks about his craft, his inspiration, and the man behind the brilliant, wild and provocative cartoons.

Posted on Jul 21, 2011 READ MORE    


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