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Cartoons: Art and Entertainment or Lethal Weapons?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Saturday's smaller replay in Copenhagen of Paris' Charlie Hebdo massacre that left three dead (including the suspected shooter) and several injured begs the question: are cartoons art and entertainment or lethal weapons?

Religion Is Fair Game -- But We Have to Rewrite the Rules

Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D. | Posted 03.15.2015 | Religion
Tamar Frankiel, Ph.D.

Why do people feel vulnerable, hurt or angry when they encounter satire of their religion? The primary reason is that we suffer an inherent, existential doubt about religious authority.

King Avriel: Bearing Witness

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Savas Abadsidis

Her debut Thesis serves as more than an album to King Avriel -- it's an intensely personal journey that she guides listeners through.

That Face

Ken Fallin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

I have been very busy getting new drawings ready for my first one man show in New York: That Face, The art of Ken Fallin, Broadway, Hollywood, and Wall Street.

Doctor Barbra Streisand

Ken Fallin | Posted 08.25.2013 | Celebrity
Ken Fallin

Drawing Barbra Streisand is a pleasure, as her amazing features and dynamic personality present a creative challenge.

Sigourney Weaver's Nose

Ken Fallin | Posted 07.20.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Fallin

People sometimes ask me what feature on a person's face is the most important in creating a caricature. When I'm drawing a famous face, that's pretty easy, as it would be the feature most people think of when they think of that particular celebrity.

Bette Midler and Jeff Barry

Ken Fallin | Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Fallin

This week's drawing for PLAYBILL.com is of John Logan's I'll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, the one-woman play starring award-winning singer and actress Bette Midler that officially opened at Broadway's Booth Theatre April 24.

Eric Clapton Gets a Trim (PHOTOS)

Ken Fallin | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment
Ken Fallin

In the Wall Street Journal, there is a caricature drawing I did of rock and roll legend, Eric Clapton. I did a sketch showing the long hair, which I liked very much. I got the approval, and then did the drawing in ink and colored it via Photoshop.

Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy on Broadway

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.29.2013 | Celebrity
Ken Fallin

This coming weekend, a new play by the late Nora Ephron will open on Broadway. Lucky Guy, starring two-time Oscar winner, Tom Hanks.

It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman'

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.22.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

I loved comics as a boy. Drawing comic book characters always intrigued me, and Superman was a favorite.

Dick Vitale and Cinderella

Ken Fallin | Posted 05.10.2013 | Arts
Ken Fallin

2013-03-11-20130310DickVitale0001balloneThe drawing of Dick Vitale was fun. He has a great and expressive face, with wonderful features. I am especially inspired by eyes. A lot of caricaturist go for the nose, but the eyes do it for me.

The Daily Szep -- Chuck Hagel Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 04.28.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep

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The Daily Szep- Caricature of Manti Te'o

Paul Szep | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports
Paul Szep

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New Yorker Cartoonist Liza Donnelly Brings Cartoon World to Israel

Anav Silverman | Posted 10.15.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

Donnelly began to draw cartoons as a child, living in Washington, D.C. "I was shy and didn't like using words growing up. Drawing was a way of expressing myself and making people around me laugh," she said.

Butt Sketcher Betters Your Badonkadonk

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.23.2012 | Weird News

He might have the sketchiest job of all time. If you commission Krandel Lee Newton to draw your caricature, you'll find that be focuses more on you...

Cashing In on an Author's Death (18th Century Edition)

Stephen J. Gertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Stephen J. Gertz

When a famous author dies, an industry of postmortem exploitation begins. All, of course, with the very best of intentions.

WATCH: CITY ART: Artist Jason Polan Attempts To Draw Every Person In New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

A slightly different kind of street art has emerged in New York City. Rather than using the street as the canvas, artist Jason Polan uses the streets...

New York Review Caricaturist Dead: David Levine Dies At 83

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — David Levine, an artist whose witty caricatures illustrated The New York Review of Books for more than 40 years, has died. He was 83....

Obama The Less And Less Magic Negro

Leonce Gaiter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leonce Gaiter

The more a fantasy Obama was, the more desirable. White America could project on him all its fantasies of curative black benevolence. Can Obama pull off his now becoming real?