The White House is Looking for a ‘Few Good Cartoonists’

The White House is Looking for a ‘Few Good Cartoonists’
Michael was born in South Africa at the height of the apartheid era He quickly became involved in the underground resistance movement, knew Nelson Mandela and other prominent revolutionaries, some of whom later moved into privileged positions formerly occupied by whites. After several exciting escapes, he was forced to flee the country in disguise. He successfully made his way to the UK and gained his PhD at Cambridge on a university scholarship, He then pursued the dualcareer of college professor and social revolutionary, provoking academic and political mayhemwherever he went. Having thus failed miserably at both politics and education, he now cynically rails like Diogenes at the foibles of mankind in bitter satires and faintly subtly edgy political cartoons. History will, however absolve him. In 2006 he discovered a new Shakespeare play, but it's going to take a new generation to acknowledge it. Check out his website, Editorial and Political Cartoons.

Trump’s aides call for quick-draw artists able to explain complex issues in simple terms for “a hard-working President,” so they are looking for “a few good cartoonists.” WASHINGTON … Read more

Why Are So Many Cartoonists Called Tom?

Why Are So Many Cartoonists Called Tom?
Michael was born in South Africa at the height of the apartheid era He quickly became involved in the underground resistance movement, knew Nelson Mandela and other prominent revolutionaries, some of whom later moved into privileged positions formerly occupied by whites. After several exciting escapes, he was forced to flee the country in disguise. He successfully made his way to the UK and gained his PhD at Cambridge on a university scholarship, He then pursued the dualcareer of college professor and social revolutionary, provoking academic and political mayhemwherever he went. Having thus failed miserably at both politics and education, he now cynically rails like Diogenes at the foibles of mankind in bitter satires and faintly subtly edgy political cartoons. History will, however absolve him. In 2006 he discovered a new Shakespeare play, but it's going to take a new generation to acknowledge it. Check out his website, Editorial and Political Cartoons.

From Tom Toles to Tom Tomorrow (and beyond) it seems all cartoonists are called Tom It’s a fact. America’s top cartoonists are all called Tom. Even the ones … Read more

Now You Can Donate Directly to Our Starving Writers & Artists!

Now You Can Donate Directly to Our Starving Writers & Artists!
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The Humor Times founder/publisher/editor/writer may wear a lot of hats, but he likes it that way. Still, his favorite job is writing fake news articles. He is also a musician and songwriter, who plays guitar, mandolin and harmonica, with several CDs to his credit.
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In the Age of the Internet, it is very hard for cartoonists and writers to make money. Help ’em out a bit, won’t you? Thanks! Hello, Humor Times … Read more

Insight: Justin Renteria

Insight: Justin Renteria
Stanford Chandler began writing when his parents gave him an Underwood Portable typewriter for his 8th birthday, the machine he still uses to this day.He has written for dozens of papers, including The New York Enquirer, Manchester Guardian, Mainichi Daily News and the Humor Times. His work with cartoonists is currently under the auspices of the San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum.
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An interview with Justin Renteria My connection with New York City’s still influential Village Voice stems from several things. We lived in Greenwich Village for some 14 years, … Read more

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