Max: With the Knicks and the Nets out of the NBA playoffs, this week’s cover suggests it’s time for New Yorkers to hit the courts.
Simon: In Washington, they’ll be hitting the courts as well – though the uniforms will look more like judicial robes as the Russian probe deepens.
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Max: Look who else just got ejected from the friendly skies.
Simon: Jeff Sessions certainly looks in charge of keeping the aisles clear of former FBI riffraff.
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Max: The electronic version of this week’s cover progressively fills in a computer motherboard.
Simon: Oh no, are we outsourcing Mother’s Day?
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Max: A 100% Grade-A BEK cartoon cover this week, Simon.
Simon: Make way for the cartoonist, Max!
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Max: The cover of this week’s issue screams “Play ball!”
Simon: And it’s our job at Cartoon Companion to call the balls and strikes.
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Max: This week’s cover art depicts what may be the next food craze: seahorse on a stick.
Simon: A new take on surf and turf.
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Max: On this week’s cover: Harry Bliss’s rendering of the Flatiron Building—with accessories.
Simon: Wonderful art and great gag.
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Max: From this week’s cover, it appears that our President is breaking more than White House traditions.
Simon: Every shot was a hole in one. Sean Spicer said so.
Continue reading “Apr. 10, 2017 Issue”
Max: Simon, before we begin, we bow our heads in a moment of silence to one of The New Yorker‘s great cartoonists, Jack Ziegler, who passed away this week.
Simon: You and I were both big fans of his. There was no one like him. Michael Maslin has a nice tribute to him in Inskpill, as does New Yorker Cartoon Editor, Bob Mankoff. Continue reading “Apr. 3, 2017 Issue”
Max: A most imaginative re-imagining of Manhattan on the cover, Simon.
Simon: If Saul Steinberg had drawn it, he would have included Russia and China rising from, dare I say, the continental shelf.
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