Sunday, February 6, 2011

Sunday morning toons: Place your bets

The line in Vegas: Steelers and 3, Hosni Mubarak and 7.

Today's selections have been carefully chosen from the week's political cartoon pages at Slate, Time, Mario Piperni,, and Daryl Cagle:

p3 Picks of the Week: Mike Luckovich, John Sherffius, Clay Bennett, Matt Wuerker, Chan Lowe, Pat Bagley, Jeff Parker, and Monte Wolverton.

p3 Award for Naked Truth: Ted Rall.

p3 Best in Show: Cam Cardow.

p3 Lgn of Hnr Awrd: David Fitzsimmons.

p3 "By Their Facebook Friends Shall Ye Know Them" Award: Patrick Chappatte.

p3 "The Revolution Will Be Twittered" Award: Ingrid Rice.

p3 World Toon Review: Sakai (Japan),Graff Dagbladet (Norway), Leahy (Australia), Clement (Canada), Hagen (Norway), and Moir (Australia).

Ann Telnaes hears the clock ticking.

Mark Fiore warns: Autocrat Action Figures may be a choking hazard.

Taiwan's Next Media Animation explains the politics, economics, and particle physics of Wall Street pay raises.

Tom Tomorrow recalls the days of yore, when giants strode the earth -- sort of.

The K Chronicles reflects on the hidden potential ironies of Black History Month.

Tom the Dancing Bug shares fun Super Bowl facts to know 'n' share!

At Red Meat, Ted Johnson reviews the principles of peace of mind.

The Comic Curmudgeon teaches us that Beetle Bailey is not necessarily about what you think it's about.

Here's Barry Blitt's illustration for this week's Frank Rich NYTimes column about the fashionable misunderstandings regarding the uprising in Egypt.

Portland homeboy Jack Ohman looks at what an iffy neighborhood can do to property values.

Now listen, Weasel, you don't want a dog -- which I'm: Foghorn Leghorn, Barnyard Dawg, and an unnamed weasel go at it in "Plop Goes the Weasel" (1953), direction by Robert McKimson, story by the amazing Ted Pierce, voices by Mel Blanc, and music by Carl Stalling.

(Note to Facebook friends: If you're reading this in FB Notes, you'll need to click View Original Post, below, to see the video.)

p3 Bonus Toon: Jesse Springer is a little concerned about the "S" word in Oregon Governor Kitzhaber's budget proposal:

Test your toon-captioning skills at The New Yorker's weekly caption-the-cartoon contest. (Rules here.)

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