The female cartoonist who isn't

The world of cartooning is dominated by men, and political cartoons in particular seem to be almost exclusively a male preserve. So there was much interest when a new political cartoonist called Rachel Gold (cartoon portrait, right) emerged in Austria, seemingly out of nowhere. But all was not as it seemed. Rachel Gold is a […]

How one woman was saved by cartoons

Here’s a great video from the New Yorker cartoonist Liza Donnelly that shows how cartoons can make serious points and provide hearty laughs at the same time. In an illustrated lecture for Technology, Entertainment and Design (TED), a non-profit organisation dedicated to “Ideas worth spreading”, which it makes available through talks posted on its website, […]