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: 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: 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: 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.
Continue reading “Mar. 27, 2017 Issue”
Max: The cover says spring, but the weather says winter.
Simon: March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. In between, it’s basically a chimera.
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Max: What do you suppose all of those people outside the gallery are discussing so animatedly?
Simon: It can only be one thing: Bob Mankoff stepping down as Cartoon Editor.
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Max: It looks like we’ll be reviewing the Russian version of The New Yorker this week, Simon.
Simon: Such a cute butterflyski! Is he asking for asylum in Russia?
Continue reading “Mar. 6, 2017 Issue”
Max: If Making America Great Again means 18 cartoons per issue of The New Yorker, I may experience a change of political heart.
Simon: Political heart is an oxymoron.
Max: Should Mr. Mankoff be our next President?
Simon: He’s the King of Cartoons. Why would he want a demotion?
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