To Afghanistan & Back – Funny Times Interviews Ted Rall and Matt Bors

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From the November 2010 Issue of Funny Times. In August, three cartoonists embarked on a month-long journey to Afghanistan, the frontlines of an American military/industrial/political quagmire, to gather an alternate and uncensored view of what the hell is really going on. Regular Funny Times contributors Ted Rall and Matt Bors, along with Steven Cloud, traveled as Read More

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

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

Lost

By Ray Lesser

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Sue lost her phone this morning. She was already at work trying desperately to find it, while I was still at home and knew exactly where it was because it rang and rang and rang, as she used someone else’s phone to call repeatedly and see if she could hear where she might have dropped 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

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

An Interview With The Head Of The International Bank Of Bob … Bob Harris

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This interview originally appeared in some issue. While on assignment reviewing the most expensive hotels in the world for Forbes Traveler, Bob Harris saw firsthand the absurdity of the gap in wealth between the richest and poorest people on the planet. At the Emirates Palace, a $3 billion hotel in the United Arab Emirates, they didn’t Read More