When this blogger opened the e-mail containing today;s cartoon from "This Modern World," the blogger had a WTF-moment.The usual 9-panels were replaced by a single image to aymbolize 2016: The Year In Review." If was a single commercial dumpster afire against a Warhold-like college of 72 images of Il Douche in full-throat. In truth, Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins) captured the essence of 2016 with dumpster set ablaze. If this is a (fair & balanced) tribute to minimalism, so be it.
2016 In Review: A Comprehensive Look Back
By Tom Tomorrow (Dan Perkins)
[Dan Perkins is an editorial cartoonist better known by the pen name "Tom Tomorrow". His weekly comic strip, "This Modern World," which comments on current events from a strong liberal perspective, appears regularly in approximately 150 papers across the U.S., as well as on Daily Kos. The strip debuted in 1990 in SF Weekly. Perkins, a long time resident of Brooklyn, New York, currently lives in Connecticut. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Excellence in Journalism in both 1998 and 2002. When he is not working on projects related to his comic strip, Perkins writes a daily political blog, also entitled "This Modern World," which he began in December 2001. More recently, Dan Perkins, pen name Tom Tomorrow, was named the winner of the 2013 Herblock Prize for editorial cartooning. Even more recently, Dan Perkins was a runner-up for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning.]
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