Cartoon Tuesday: The Modern-Day Midnight Ride

Paul Revere embarked on his midnight ride from Boston to Lexington more than a year before the United States declared independence. Nevertheless, with the Fourth of July around the corner, this toon from Tom Toles seemed appropriate today. 

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Cartoon Tuesday: Outmoded

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Cartoon Tuesday: Mode Switch

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This number from cartoonist Bob Lafay makes a good companion to last week’s news that some bike models are in short supply throughout New York City, perhaps reflecting the effect of gas prices on manufacturers’ inventories. The panic subsides once you start pedaling.

Cartoon Tuesday: Who’s Gonna Keep You Supplied, Man?

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From cartoonist Mark Fiore comes this animation of a hyperactive Ziploc baggy. Before clicking through to see why it’s so amped up, here’s some suggested reading from the New York Times: Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department Frustration in the South as a Gasoline Shortage Drags On Enjoy the afternoon and Shana […]