Saturday, January 03, 2015

Gag Deconstrucation

A few months ago, New Yorker cartoon editor, Robert Mankoff, ran a piece of mine on his blog deconstructing a Peter Arno cartoon:

I have written a follow-up piece giving Charles Addams the same diagrammatic treatment appearing in The New Yorker "Cartoons of the Year".

...and no need to remind me that E.B. White once said: "Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it."

(click on image twice to first isolate it and then to enlarge it)

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