Stay Tooned Issue #14June 13th, 2023
Spotlight: What’s so Funny and Why AI?
First off, I wish everyone would calm down about AI. It’s not going to destroy humanity– that’s our job. Or, to paraphrase FDR, “Humanity has nothing to fear but humanity itself.”
New Cash Prize Caption Contest!
Time to be funny for real money!
Our brand-new cartoon caption contest has a prize of $500 for the winner and another $100 for 2nd through 6th place. That’s right, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS for the funniest caption!
Break out your thinking cap, put it on backward, and get those funny juices flowing. We can’t wait to see what you come up with!
Sorry, Can We Reschedule? 21 Cartoons That Will Need To Wait For Another Time.
Sorry, tomorrow is no good. Something has come up. Looks like I’m double booked. I’m sick. Someone died or there is a rail strike. Either way, I cannot make it and we will have to reschedule. Change of plans my friend. Regretfully, this other meeting is more important than yours. How does Friday at 5pm sound? Due to unforeseen circumstances we will have to find another time. I really wanted to get together though!
Anatomy of a Cartoon: Cars
Cartoon critics Phil Witte and Rex Hesner look behind the gags to debate what makes a cartoon tick. This week our intrepid critics take a look at Car cartoons.
“Closeted Brains” Caption Contest Commentary with Lawrence Wood
In Amy Kurzweil’s cartoon, a young woman in a bathrobe is showing another woman, who’s fully though casually dressed, her bedroom closet.
Congratulations to Andrew Welhouse. Here is the winning entry: