Joe Dator says, “I’ve come to accept that there’s going to be a certain amount of pain in this job.”
In Part 1 of our interview with Joe Dator, find out why he says, “Mad magazine drills that hole in your brain, where you can see through the fog.”
Max: The President does not appear to appreciate Michael Flynn’s carolling.
Simon: Perhaps he’ll enjoy the chorus that will soon join Mr. Flynn.
Max: You can’t see the subway for the trees on this week’s cover.
Simon: The magazine can’t seem to get enough of subway drawings.
Max: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night …”
Simon: “stays the pizza delivery guy from the swift completion of his appointed round.”
Max: Betty Boop gets an unwanted eyeful on this week’s cover.
The above unpublished masterpiece, “Okay, Who Gets the Beef and Who Gets the Ants?”, is courtesy of New Yorker cartoonist, Joe Dator. For over 10 years, Joe has been one of The New Yorker‘s most reliably funny cartoonists. This week, we encourage you to meet the man behind the pen in Part 1 of our wide-ranging interview in the blog section. Subscribe now so that you don’t miss Part 2 of the Joe Dator Interview!
Inkspill – Michael Maslin’s continuing ode to the cartoonists of The New Yorker, from one whose hilarious cartoons regularly grace those glossy pages.