NEW YORKER MAGAZINE CARTOON REJECT #26

Mr Tilley regrets ….

The bird is recognizable as the avian avatar for the Twitter Corporation. But the identity of the gentleman, with crazy eyes and Tesla tee shirt, eludes us

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NEW YORKER MAGAZINE CARTOON REJECT # 25

Mr Tilley regrets …..

Incredibly enough, this actually struck us as a bit on the obscure side, even for this publication. Recent Tesla owners – let’s face it, that’s most of us – are not aware of this lagniappe offered as an inducement before sales really took off.

Kudos however for a nice try. We strive to embrace the arcane whenever possible.

NEW YORKER CARTOON REJECT #5

Mr Tilley regrets …

The so-called artist no doubt considers this offering au courant, with its barely recognizable caricature of what we take to be the (world’s richest) man of the hour.

The reference to Mrs Kramden, however, dispels any pretense of modernity. It Is felt to be too recondite for our present readership — young, vital, up-to-the-minute, and disinclined to delve into superannuated TV sitcoms that aired before they were born.