Monday, December 15, 2008

Cartoon Caption/Anti-Caption Contest Coverage Continues

The winner of Cartoon Contest 170 (P.C. Vey's businessman carrying fowl carcass) is
"I miss the cash bonuses."
Robert Becker (Northford, CT)
Congrats to Becker and Connecticut, which won out over contest leaders California and New York!

The nominees in Contest 172 (Lee Lorenz's grinning head on Easter Island) are
"We really need to revisit our immigration policy."
Robert Marinai (Oakland, CA)

"Ah, the innocence of youth."
Steve Rappaport (Brooklyn, NY)

"Guess who's getting voted off the island."
Michael Vorenberg (Barrington, RI)
My loser:
Obama Island

There are no results for Anti-Caption Contest 173 (Tom Cheney's money-carriers) at the time of this posting.

Caption Contest 174 is here. Anti-Caption Contest 174 is here.


Here is the current New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest breakdown by state. You can find it all mapped out here.
30 California

27 New York (23 from the Big Apple)

13 New Jersey

9 Virginia (four from NOVA, two from Richmond, one from Charlottesville, one from Newport News, one from Roanoke)

8 Illinois (six from Chicago, two captions by Lawrence Wood, two drawings by Leo Cullum)

7 Massachusetts

6 Connecticut (two from New Haven, four not)
6 Pennsylvania

5 Maryland (none named Mary)
5 North Carolina (two from Charlotte)
5 Texas (three from Houston)

4 Arizona (two from Tucson)
4 Georgia (includes two-time winner Carl Gables)
4 Ohio

3 Minnesota (Minneapolis 2, St. Paul 1)

2 Alaska
2 District of Columbia
2 Florida
2 Michigan
2 Mississippi
2 Missouri
2 New Hampshire
2 Oregon (both named Eric, both from Portland)
2 Rhode Island
2 Utah
2 Vermont
2 Washington

1 Alabama
1 Arkansas
1 Delaware
1 Iowa
1 Kentucky
1 Louisiana (New Orleans)
1 Nevada
1 New Mexico
1 Oklahoma
1 Wisconsin
Map Introduction

Thanks to Andriy Bidochko for Map Builder. MyMaps at

Satirical "Eustace K. Tilley" illustration realized by Deborah Grumet from concept by David Marc Fischer

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