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Rejected by The New Yorker: Box Brown’s Spurned Single-Panel Cartoons
Rejected by The New Yorker: Box Brown’s Spurned Single-Panel Cartoons
What does it take to get your cartoon published in the New Yorker? Box Brown, creator of the webcomics Bellen! and Everything Dies, has been trying to crack the code. Last summer, after Hark! A Vagrant cartoonist Kate Beaton became the first webcomics creator to have a cartoon published in the New Yorker, webcartoonist Brown posted a Bellen... Read More ...
Roger Ebert Finally Wins New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest After 107 Tries
Roger Ebert Finally Wins New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest After 107 Tries
Film critic Robert Ebert is best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning and occasionally brutal reviews of movies, but despite his acclaim in the world of criticism, we have learned today that Ebert is still a man much like the rest of us, a man who puts his pants on one leg at a time, a man who just wants to win a cartoon caption contest, dammit...
Spider-Man Musical Celebrates 3 Weeks without Injury with Special ‘New Yorker’ Cover
Spider-Man Musical Celebrates 3 Weeks without Injury with Special ‘New Yorker’ Cover
This Wednesday marks a full three weeks without reports of anyone being cut, scraped, bruised, broken or otherwise maimed on the set of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the injury-prone Broadway musical based on the Marvel Comics superhero. In honor of the occasion, The New Yorker has profiled the Julie Taymor-directed show, and wonders whether the consistently high ticket sales for preview performa
Chris Ware’s ‘New Yorker’ Cover, ‘This American Life’
Chris Ware’s ‘New Yorker’ Cover, ‘This American Life’
Lots of Chris Ware everywhere: The indie artist drew the cover of the most recent "New Yorker," along with a typically melancholy Halloween feature. Boing Boing also reminded us of an episode of "This American Life" (below) that Ware animated for Showtime about a fad at an elementary school where kids started making cardboard cameras and pretended to film the events around them