Funny Times August 2010 Issue

August 2010

Contents of the August 2010 issue of The Funny Times, America’s Cartoon Satire and Humor Newspaper. A funny look at Dogs . Summer . Baseball . Coffee . Travel . Dentists . News . Fear . Movie Night . History . Alcohol . Zen

and more!

Cartoonist Isabella Bannerman: Funny At 51

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“Now that I’m 51,” cartoonist Isabella Bannerman tells me, “cartooning is easier than it’s ever been. I don’t care the way I did about what other people think. I’ve stopped censoring myself. It gives me tremendous freedom.” Bannerman, who has contributed the Monday cartoon to King Features‘ popular Six Chix strip for more than a decade, has always loved making Read More

In A Hurry

By Ray Lesser

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When I’m in a hurry, I’m no longer sane. I try to speed up everything I do so that I can accomplish all the tasks on today’s to-do list, including those that have been on every today’s to-do list for weeks. I suddenly believe that I have superhuman powers like mental telepathy, laser focus, and Read More

A Few of Our Favorite Things: Writer, Cartoonist and Contributor Links

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A great way to introduce you to The Funny Times is to introduce you to some of our writers and cartoonists. Please do your part to support our wonderful contributors by giving them money, food or your appreciation. Kirk Anderson’s Homepage – Cartoonist and illustrator has loaded a Banana Republic archive and offers Molotov Comics merchandise. Read More

Post-Traumatic Parent Syndrome

By Ray Lesser

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I wake up in the middle of the night to the sound of the baby crying. My beautiful dream of floating on a yacht in the French Riviera fades out as the wailing becomes louder and louder, like an incoming emergency vehicle.

Genius Ideas

By Ray Lesser

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Ever since the 16th century, when a baby being born becomes stuck, the state-of-the-art tool to aid in its delivery has been the forceps. These giant pliers (probably based originally on coal tongs) are used to squeeze both sides of the infant’s head and yank or twist them out. The problem with this method is Read More

Maribeth M., Olympia, WA

We are getting married! And [Funny Times] has been a part of our story. I’ve been a delighted subscriber since I can remember and have gifted many friends. On our very first date, [he] mentioned a great cartoon in the Funny Times, and I thought, ‘WOW! Could he be the one?’ Now we read the Read More

Funny Times August 2010 Issue

August 2010

Contents of the August 2010 issue of The Funny Times, America’s Cartoon Satire and Humor Newspaper. A funny look at Dogs . Summer . Baseball . Coffee . Travel . Dentists . News . Fear . Movie Night . History . Alcohol . Zen

and more!

Submission Guidelines for Potential Contributors

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So they tell you you’re funny, huh? Great! That’s exactly what we’re looking for! Here are a few things you should know to submit your funny cartoons and stories to Funny Times: Our print publication pokes fun at politics, news, relationships, food, technology, pets, work, death, environmental issues, business, religion (yes, even religion) and the human Read More

About The Funny Times Staff

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   Sue Wolpert I live in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. My front yard is a big garden. I moved the garden from the back yard when all of the sun back there was lost to the shade of growing trees. For several years I imagined moving the garden to the front, and then one fall I Read More

What Our Readers Say…

Our subscribers have a lot to say about why they love Funny Times. Here are a few of their testimonials. Love Funny Times too? Tell us what you think!   “All of the people on our gift subscription list are pretty much conservative right wingers like us. We just get a big kick out of your Read More

Submission Guidelines

So they tell you you’re funny, huh? Great! That’s exactly what we’re looking for! Here are a few things you should know to submit your funny cartoons and stories to Funny Times: Our print publication pokes fun at politics, news, relationships, food, technology, pets, work, death, environmental issues, business, religion (yes, even religion) and the human Read More