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

Conscious Neglect: A New Parenting Paradigm

Kate Morrison

By Kate Morrison From the April 2015 Issue of Funny Times I have been lucky enough to raise my children in middle class comfort and have taken advantage of the many opportunities to expose and educate them. Now, 12 years into this endeavor, I realize I’ve made a giant mistake. And with all the recent 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

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

Funny Times November 2013 Issue

Warp - Civil War

Buy This Issue! Cartoons about: Food . Dating . Dreams . Haircuts . and more Cartoons by: Isabella Bannerman, Bizarro, Harry Bliss, Ruben Bolling, Matt Bors, Tom Cheney, Dave Coverly, Roy Delgado, Derf, Tim Eagan, Bob Eckstein, Randy Glasbergen, Martha Gradisher, David Horsey, George Jartos, Keith Knight, Mary Lawton, Tim Lockley, Chris Monroe, Steve Moore, Read More

Funny Times February 2011 Issue

February 2011

Contents of the February 2011 issue of The Funny Times, America’s Cartoon Satire and Humor Newspaper. A funny look at Dogs . Valentine’s Day . Kids . Year in Review . Television . Religion . Life . Parents . Food . 25th Anniversary . Desert Islands . Work . Resolutions and more!


By Ray Lesser


First, you find yourself singing in the shower. You can really rock the shower, so you start strumming some chords on the guitar to accompany yourself, and pretty soon you’re hanging out with a bass player, and then you find a drummer who has a basement you can practice in for the talent show.

Funny Times Interviews P.S. Mueller


From the June 2010 Issue of Funny Times. Cartoonist, writer, and radio personality, P.S. Mueller is the mad genius of Madison, Wisconsin. He’s been a regular Funny Timescontributor of both cartoons and stories for over 20 years. His cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Barron’s, Field and Stream and hundreds of other Read More

Funny Times September 2014 Issue

September 2014 Issue Cover

Buy This Issue! Cartoons about: Moving . Clothing . Exercising . Driving . and more Cartoons by:   Isabella Bannerman, Lynda Barry, Bizarro, Harry Bliss, Matt Bors, Martin Bucella, Jon Carter, Tom Cheney, Dave Coverly, Derf, J.C. Duffy, Martha Gradisher, David Horsey, John Kastner, Ham Khan, Keith Knight, Mary Lawton, Carol Lay, Chris Monroe, Carlos Montage, Read More

Funny Times October 2014 Issue

October 2014 Issue Cover

Buy This Issue! Cartoons about: Money . I.T. . Religion . Shopping . and more Cartoons by: Isabella Bannerman, Meg Biddle, Bizarro, Harry Bliss, Matt Bors, Martin Bucella, Jon Carter, Jack Compère, Dave Coverly, J.C. Duffy, Samuel Ferri, Randy Glasbergen, Martha Gradisher, Jeff Hobbs, Nicole Hollander, David Horsey, George Jartos, Ham Khan, Keith Knight, Mary Read More

The Generalist

By Ray Lesser


Generally speaking, I’m a generalist. In college, I majored in General Studies: I wanted to be a General, but unfortunately, when I graduated, there were no job openings for any of the positions I applied for in the U.S., Canadian, or Klingon armies. So I moved on to other general job openings.

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