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Here is a great time-lapse video from The Chicago Tribune of their cartoonist, Scott Stantis (view his cartoons here), drawing one of his terrific cartoons from the initial pencil sketches to the finished product.  

It’s frightening, if you want to know the truth. I speak of the reversal of fortunes in the housing market. Research firm First American CoreLogic reported last week that 24 percent of all homes with mortgages — some 11.3 million — are “underwater,” worth less than what their owners owe on them. Home sales are […]

Like so many Americans, I watched my share of the Olympics on TV, even though I don’t much like snow, and winter sports don’t interest me. (Except for women’s figure skating — which, as a spectator “sport,” is a lot like watching the Rockettes. May the best legs and most spangly outfits win!) But I’m […]

I just got back from a cool editorial cartoonists conference in Colombia last week. I’m an editorial cartooning wonk and it was great fun to go to a conference where I didn’t know the cartoonists. In fact, the Colombian political cartoonists rarely get together themselves and it was interesting for them to meet each other. […]

I’m excited to announce that our second iPhone app, the FREE msnbc.com Obama Cartoons application, is available to download in the iTunes App Store.

  Politico is reporting that Matt Wuerker, their staff editorial cartoonist since their launch three years ago, is the winner of the 2010 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. John F. Harris, Politico’s editor-in-chief, congratulated Wuerker for being “at the top of his game and enjoying it more than ever at a moment when his work […]

(UPDATE: A spokesman from NBC has commented, saying Meet the Press will credit cartoonists by name moving forward. Full quote at the bottom of the post.) Does Meet the Press host David Gregory love cartoons but hate cartoonists? It sounds ridiculous, but it would at least explain why he has a fondness for showing their […]

Valentine’s Day is an annual holiday to “celebrating love and affection between intimate companions.” Boring! Why not just come and laugh at some funny cartoons instead?

Here’s a cool poster for my free seminar in Medellín, Colombia next Thursday.