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  Tom Toles, the Pulitzer Prize-winning cartoonist for The Washington Post, took time out to meet with Real World cast member Andrew Woods, an aspiring cartoonist. I guess Toles didn’t have the heart to tell Andrew about the grim future for cartoonists in the newspaper industry. Fast-forward through the first segment and go about 0:50 […]

The BBC invited me to participate at the Superpower Nation Day, a one-day global conversation on the radio, TV, and online as it unfolds via the internet at Shoreditch Town Hall, London. Issues discussed varied from political, social, economic and religious issues. I spoke on cartoons and the religious riots in Nigeria and it’s leadership. […]

Making Sense, by Michael Reagan Anyone that knows my politics understands that I consider myself pro-life; however, as I have written often, I also recognize that millions of Americans feel differently than I do and that we must continue to respect each other as Americans even though we share this fundamental difference of opinion. But […]

Cool video of Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell as he explains how he draws Gordon Brown as the prime minister performs the “cha-cha-change rumba” at the Labour party conference

Congressman Eric Massa’s abrupt retirement and his ensuing talk show blitz consumed the media with tawdry details of his career’s implosion. The first and only term now former US Representative from New York went on Glenn Beck’s Fox News program with the promise of naming names and exposing the corruption of those who Beck suspects […]

Raging Moderate, by Will Durst This health care thing has driven people crazier than Johnny Depp in a Max Fleischer cartoon on acid. Pro or con, your rhetoric better be cranked up to eleven and soaring past the outer orbit of Neptune, or you’re going to be as invisible as a tax collector with a […]

Their slogan wasn’t “Irish need not apply.” It was worse. I speak of a battle I witnessed in Old Town, Alexandria, Va., a decade ago — a battle that involved a popular Irish pub, Pat Troy’s Ireland’s Own, and a condo association. A new landlord purchased the building in which Troy’s pub had resided for […]

Drew Litton, the former sports cartoonist at the now-defunct Rocky Mountain News, has fulfilled one of his dreams by becoming a contributor to sports giant ESPN. Starting today, Drew will be providing cartoons to ESPN.com’s Commentary page every Monday. His first cartoon, about the greed behind the decision to expand the NCAA tournament to 96 […]

Glauco (Glauco Villas Boas), one of Brazil’s most recognized and loved cartoonists, was killed alongside his son Raoni in a botched robbery attempt at his home in Osasco, Sao Paulo State. According to UOL, Glauco, 53, was resting at home with the family when their home was invaded by two armed men attempting to rob […]

Another great book of Basil Wolverton art is being released by Fantagraphics. This time, its an exclusive collection of the Culture Corner””one of my father’s delightful, lesser-known features, which ran in Fawcett Publications’ Whiz Comics (home of the great Captain Marvel) from the mid-1940s through the early 1950s. This feature is also one of my […]