In the interest of forcing our collective faces back to the instructive commentary offered by the deep, dark, truthful mirror, I present this cartoon as a battle cry, calling to action the hearts and minds of better men and women poised and ready to fight peaceably for a kinder and more tolerant future.
I met one of the few remaining 20th century radicals, a man whom Time magazine called “an acid-penned liberal” in 1960, and had a conversation with him that was not particularly radical or even humorous and was barely political, but why should it have been?
Season's greetings from Truthdig! In this year's holiday animation by Mr. Fish, an elf confronts Santa about his exploitation of slave labor.
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.When I was in the eighth grade, I was arrested for throwing eggs at a pedophile’s house.
One of the most obvious and deeply unsettling failings of our human character is our inability to accept just how much sway the lizard portions of our brains have over our behavior and just how short we continue to fall when attempting to achieve synchronicity with our highest ideals.One of the most obvious and deeply unsettling failings of our human character is our inability to accept just how much sway the lizard portions of our brains have over our behavior.
Cartoonist and cultural explorer Mr. Fish sits down with comedic icon Mort Sahl, who says liberals "prefer tragedy to humor" and asks, "Do we really want a celebrity president?"
Watch an original animated short by Mr. Fish on the Democratic Party's new secret weapon for winning back the hearts and minds of the American public.
Our annual holiday animation by Mr. Fish focuses this year on diversity. Enjoy!