That’s the nature of any creative activity — you’re mostly going to be rejected.
Now that the numbers are in on same-sex marriage, many Republicans are falling like dominos all over themselves to express their support for something that only a few months ago they steadfastly claimed to stand against. They’ll probably soon claim that this is how they felt all along, and they were simply too hamstrung by politics to be able to say what they really meant. Well, okay. In the spirit of openheartedness and what life is really all about, I’ll go so far as to say that the fear of others may mask some deep-seated desire to understand, and maybe even to love. Because really, what is there to be afraid of?
For Mother’s Day, the New Yorker celebrates marriage equality with this heart-warming cover of a two-mom family by cartoonist extraordinaire Chris Ware.
The Pirate Publisher—An International Burlesque that has the Longest Run on Record - an 1886 cartoon from Puck Magazine, which gave us history’s first use of emoticons, commenting on the Berne Convention and satirizing the ability of publishers to take works from one country and publish them in another without paying the original authors.
Displays of Affection (1981) – iconic French cartoonist Sempé explores relationship clichés in charming drawings of people (who fall in and out of love) on bikes.
Ah, yes – xkcd timeline of when people in the United States will begin forgetting cultural epochs.