“Humor and victory are different matters entirely…”

Here’s a very useful article on how to win the New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption contest.

Finally, something funny about the cartoons in the New Yorker– an article that explains why the cartoons in the New Yorker aren’t especially funny.

Hey, I kid the New Yorker because I love the New Yorker. I just don’t like the cartoons. Or the overly whimsical covers. Or Sasha Frere-Jones.

-Norm De Plume

Published in: on June 4, 2008 at 3:24 pm  Comments (2)  

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  1. I like the New Yorker and its cartoons. I prefer the darker tones of Charles Addams’ strips, though.

    Yours in eternal humility and New Yorker subscriptions,

  2. I also love the New Yorker. Maybe that’s why I hold its cartoons to an impossibly high standard.

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