"Tell me you kept the box and receipt."This brings New York's wins to 30, boosting the Empire State to within one point of California!
Jae Choe (New York, NY)
The nominees in Caption Contest 183 (Tom Cheney's car crashing into bedroom) are
"Well, at least he made curfew."My loser:
Andrea Fidurko (Needham, MA)
"I thought our sex life was a train wreck."
Stevan Savich (Crown Point, IN)
"We should tell the G.P.S. people that they changed the off-ramp."
Georgia Gebhardt (Wilmette, IL)
"Now neither of us has to walk Fido."
The Anti-Caption Contest is returning from a hiatus, but not entirely up-to-speed.
Caption Contest 185 is here. Anti-Caption Contest 185 is here.
Here is the current New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest breakdown by state. You can find it all (almost) mapped out here.
31 CaliforniaMap Introduction
30 New York (26 from the Big Apple)
13 New Jersey
10 Virginia (four from NOVA, two from Richmond, one from Charlottesville, one from Newport News, one from Roanoke, one from Stanardsville)
9 Illinois (seven from Chicago, two captions by Lawrence Wood, two drawings by Leo Cullum)
6 Connecticut (two from New Haven, four not)
6 North Carolina (two from Charlotte)
5 Maryland (none named Mary)
5 Texas (three from Houston)
4 Arizona (two from Tucson)
4 Georgia (includes two-time winner Carl Gables)
3 Minnesota (Minneapolis 2, St. Paul 1)
3 Rhode Island
2 District of Columbia
2 New Hampshire
2 Oregon (both named Eric, both from Portland)
1 Louisiana (New Orleans)
1 New Mexico
Thanks to Andriy Bidochko for Map Builder.
Parodic The Gothamer illustration realized by Deborah Grumet from concept by David Marc Fischer