Anxiety

Job-hunting? This Halloween cartoon’s for you.

My earlier cartoon this month was about Halloween, too, but that witch wore a bikini. And I talked about good and evil a lot.

I did this cartoon for the Wall Street Journal, and they have a very tiny space for cartoons in the paper, so this looks a little different; all cartoons have to be redrawn with bold lines and vertical. (I'm quite sure that modern photogravure processes could handle shade nowadays, but the WSJ has always been set in its } I should...
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Animals and Birds

The Problem of Evil Continues

My last cartoon was about figuring out who has the control in the relationship: you or him? And what does that mean in the bedroom?

Today's cartoon is about my favorite holiday, Halloween. (Until Christmas, and then it's Christmas.) I did this cartoon for the Los Angeles Times; thus, the swimming pool used as a cauldron. Of course, the quotation is from the witches in Macbeth. And although some people don't like witches, no one doesn't like Shakespeare, am I right? "Double, double, toil...
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Relationships

Who’s More Powerful, You or Him?

My last cartoon was about food choices. Would you lose more weight being able to choose from a big menu, or with just a few selections in front of you?

Today's cartoon zooms back to my favorite topic, relationships, and a favorite issue: Control! Who has it??

(I notice that the caption is a little hard to read in the cartoon this time: "So you feel comfortable with the fact that my genes are dominant, and yours are recessive?")

Ha ha, I always love a good...
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Books

This Might Help You Lose Weight

My last cartoon was about meditation. At work. Will it stop you from getting bored? Will your boss approve? Or maybe she's doing it,

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I'm still wearing shorts most days, so I couldn't resist one more cartoon about ice cream, before everyone's thoughts turn to Halloween candy.

By the...
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