Books, Cats, and Love: The Cartooning Career of Stephanie Piro

(Originally published on the blog Women’s Voices for Change) “Cartooning is the best revenge,” Stephanie Piro jokes when I ask where her ideas come from. A marital spat with husband John or a stranger’s insensitive remark will quickly find its way into Piro’s “Fair Game” strip or King Features’ popular “Six Chix” feature,where Piro (right) is the “Saturday Chick.” Read More

About The Funny Times Staff


   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

Funny Times Interviews Lenore Skenazy, “America’s Worst Mom”

(Originally published in the September 2009 issue of The Funny Times) Longtime Funny Times contributor Lenore Skenazy became the center of a media storm last year when she allowed her nine-year-old son to ride home on the New York subway by himself. After being lambasted by the media and called upon to defend her parenting Read More

Cartoonist Isabella Bannerman: Funny At 51


“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

I Hate Taxes

by Kate Morrison (first published in the April 2011 issue of The Funny Times) It’s tax season again and I feel angry and ripped off. I hate to pay my taxes. I only have three kids in public schools and although I have 5 library books right now, I could have gotten them on Amazon. Read More

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Funny Times January 2011 Issue

January 2011

Contents of the January 2011 issue of The Funny Times, America’s Cartoon Satire and Humor Newspaper. A funny look at Winter . Holiday Parties . Gifts . Family . Marriage . T-Shirts . Smells . Kids & Kisses . Bedbugs . 25th Anniversary . Fairy Tales . Fame and more!