Monday, March 27, 2017

50 years of Aislin

Every Monday in 2017, the Montreal Gazette features an Aislin cartoon drawn over the past 50 years, with a backstory for each.

The twelfth instalment is a sketch of the Montreal Forum in the 1950s, from memory.

Saturday, March 25, 2017

Bob Robertson dead at 71

From CBC News British Columbia.


Veteran Canadian comedian Bob Robertson has passed away in Nanaimo, B.C., last Sunday.

Robertson and business partner, Linda Cullen, had been called the funniest married couple in Canada after spending decades in the entertainment business together.

Friday, March 24, 2017

24th Alcalá International Exhibition of Arts of Humor

From Muestra Internacional de las Artes del Humor.


The General Foundation of the University of Alcalá, through the Instituto Quevedo del humor announces the 24th International Exhibition of Arts of Humor with “Donald Trump” as its' theme.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Claude Monet, caricaturist

From Vintage News.


French painter Claude Monet is known as the founder and the central figure of the Impressionist movement. The term “Impressionism” itself was derived from the title of his 1872 painting “Impression, Sunrise”.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

National Newspaper Awards 2016 nominations

Cartoon by Brian Gable

Brian Gable and David Parkins, cartoonists for The Globe and Mail, and Guy Badeaux (Bado) of Le Droit were nominated in the editorial cartooning category for the 2016 National Newspaper Awards.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Milton Glaser's Dylan Poster Turns 50

From Gothamist.



Arguably the most famous image of Bob Dylan is not a photograph or painting, but a drawing: a suggestion of the man rather than a precise, dead-ringer likeness. And that's fitting. After all, what better way to celebrate Dylan's kaleidoscopic sensibility than with a fanciful, yet recognizable, portrait?