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: 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.
Continue reading “Apr. 24, 2017 Issue”
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.
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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: The good doctor on the cover appears pensive as we lead up to the Inauguration.
Simon: On the bright side, we have 19 cartoons in this issue, up from a paltry 13 last week. Looks like The New Yorker is finally getting its priorities straight.
Max: I attribute the change entirely to this blog.
Simon: The butterfly effect at work.
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Max: Hello, Simon, and happy New Year.
Simon: Thank you, Max. And what better way to start the New Year than with a review of the 17 cartoons in the Jan. 2, 2017 issue of The New Yorker.
Max: We’re on the same page, Simon, and that page is …
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Max: Good morning, Simon. Ready for the big double issue, December 19 and 26?
Simon: Indeed, Max, and only 13 cartoons! Let’s plunge in…
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