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.
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Max: The upcoming Academy Awards ceremony is clearly rife with sociopolitical controversies.
Simon: Fortunately, there’s no controversy here at Cartoon Companion.
Max: Other than our generous scoring…
Simon: Well, all that’s changed with our new, tougher criteria…take a look.
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Max: Simon, this week’s cover suggests we’re steaming into dark and uncharted waters later this month.
Simon: I’m concerned that the ship of state is The Titanic.
Max: Damn the icebergs, full steam ahead!
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