A live version of The New Yorker's Cartoon Caption Contest, hosted by Robert Mankoff. Harry Bliss, George Booth, and Kim Warp will judge the results. This year's theme: dogs!
Harry Bliss has been contributing cartoons and covers to The New Yorker since 1998. His work is collected in "Death by Laughter," and he has written and illustrated several children’s books, including "Bailey" and "Bailey at the Museum."
George Booth sold his first cartoon to The New Yorker in 1969. In 1993, he received the Gag Cartoon Award from the National Cartoonists Society. His work has been collected in several volumes, including "Omnibooth" and "The Essential George Booth."
Robert Mankoff has been a cartoonist for The New Yorker since 1977 and became the magazine's cartoon editor in 1997. He is the founder and former president of the Cartoon Bank, a digital archive of New Yorker cartoons and cover art, and the author of "The Naked Cartoonist: A New Way to Enhance Your Creativity."
Kim Warp has been contributing cartoons to The New Yorker since 1999. She received the National Cartoonists Society’s Gag Cartoon Award in 2000.
New Yorker Cartoon Editor Robert Mankoff highlights several internet parodies of the magazine's famous Cartoon Caption Contest, including the "Anti-Cartoon Caption Contest," "The Monkeys You Ordered," and a site that replaces existing cartoon captions with Kanye West tweets.