Comic Riffs: Matt Bors


Posted at 01:27 AM ET, 12/17/2012

ONLINE CULTURE AFTER A TRAGEDY: ‘It’s as if we’re desensitized to each other,’ says Matt Bors after his Ryan Lanza link turns ugly

‘It’s as if we’re desensitized to each other,’ says Matt Bors — after his Ryan Lanza link turns ugly.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:27 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, newtown

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 11/19/2012

MATT BORS’s KICKSTARTER A SUCCESS: Pulitzer finalist will publish two crowd-funded books

By Michael Cavna  |  01:33 PM ET, 11/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, kickstarter

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 11/02/2012

POLITICAL TWEET SHOWDOWN: From across the aisle, cartoonists Bors and McCoy will take to Twitter today in #GCDebateLive

From across the aisle, political cartoonists will take to Twitter today in #GCDebateLive

By Michael Cavna  |  12:35 PM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, glenn mccoy, gene willis, universal uclick

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 10/22/2012

MATT BORS HITS KICKSTARTER: Pulitzer finalist launches campaign for ‘Life Begins at Incorporation’ book [UPDATED]

Pulitzer finalist Matt Bors launches crowd-funding campaign for ‘Life Begins at Incorporation’ book.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:24 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, kickstarter, life begins at incorporation

Posted at 11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012

OBAMA v. ROMNEY, ROUND 2: Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six Striking Debate Cartoons

Love ‘em? Hate ‘em? Six striking debate cartoons.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:48 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  presidential debate cartoons, barack obama, mitt romney, candy crowley, bob gorrell, matt bors, glenn mccoy, mike luckovich, david fitzsimmons, next media animation

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 05/14/2012

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Matt Bors’ humorous Herblock Prize speech

Matt Bors accepts his Herblock Prize at the Library of Congress event.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:45 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock prize, matt bors, garry trudeau, jen sorensen

Posted at 01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012

PROFILES IN CARTOONING COURAGE: How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield their free-speech pens against powerful forces

How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield free-speech pens against powerful government forces.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mahmoud Shokraiyeh, Ali Ferzat, Assem Trivedi, Cartoonists Rights Network International, Garry Trudeau, Matt Bors, Matt Wuerker

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 05/11/2012

HERBLOCK PRIZE CEREMONY: Garry Trudeau and Matt Bors, masters of poignant comic timing

Garry Trudeau and Matt Bors prove to be masters of poignant comic timing.

By Michael Cavna  |  12:47 PM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, garry trudeau, herblock prize

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 05/10/2012

WHITHER POLITICAL CARTOONING? A Conversation with tonight’s Herblock Prize winner, MATT BORS

A truth-telling conversation with tonight’s Herblock Prize recipient, young alt-cartoonist Matt Bors.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:34 PM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, library of congress, herblock prize

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 04/16/2012

2012 PULITZER PRIZES: Politico’s Matt Wuerker calls today’s Pulitzer ‘a dream come true’

Editorial cartoonist Matt Wuerker tells The Post it’s “a dream come true” as he wins the first Pulitzer in Politico’s young history.

By Michael Cavna  |  03:33 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt wuerker, matt bors, jack ohman

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 03/12/2012

2012 HERBLOCK PRIZE: Matt Bors becomes first alt-editorial cartoonist to win the $15K award

By Michael Cavna  |  05:18 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, jen sorensen, tom toles, signe wilkinson, jenny robb, garry trudeau

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011

CARTOON OF THE DAY: For Christopher Hitchens, a fifth of paradise

By Michael Cavna  |  06:00 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, christopher hitchens

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 12/09/2011

NEWSROOM PLAGIARISM: Why are cartoonists treated so differently from their journalistic brethren?

By Michael Cavna  |  12:19 PM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  plagiarism, jeff stahler, david simpson, matt bors, matt wuerker

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 12/02/2011

COMICS JOURNALISM: Today, ‘A.D.’s’ Josh Neufeld renders the compelling lines of ‘Bahrain’

By Michael Cavna  |  10:02 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  josh neufeld, matt bors, cartoon movement

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011

OCCUPY MIAMI: ‘Israel’ graphic journalist Sarah Glidden deftly sketches the story

By Michael Cavna  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah glidden, matt bors, occupy movement, cartoon movement

Posted at 11:39 PM ET, 11/01/2011

SCENES FROM A PLAGIARISM CASE: Tulsa cartoonist’s latest scandal leaves behind a line of questioning [UPDATED]

Urban Tulsa Weekly’s David Simpson leaves job for second time in six years amid allegations of plagiarism.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:39 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  david simpson, jeff macnelly, bob englehart, mike peters, matt bors, alan gardner, julie moos

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/14/2011

STEVE JOBS SMACKDOWN: Matt Bors delivers our Cartoon of the Day [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  matt bors, steve jobs, political cartoon

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 08/26/2011

ALI FERZAT: A Call to Cartoonists to draw support for the viciously beaten Syrian artist [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  11:06 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ali ferzat, syria, matt bors, cartoon movement, violence against cartoonists

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011

COMICS JOURNALISM: Cartoon Movement debuts Sarah Glidden’s new Mideast work

By Michael Cavna  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sarah glidden, matt bors, cartoon movement, common language project, the waiting room

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 09/13/2010

The 'Riffs Interview: TED RALL returns from Afghanistan, ready to draw upon his up-close encounters

(images courtesy of Ted Rall) A month ago, alt-political cartoonist and graphic novelist TED RALL heaed back to Afghanistan, where he traveled nearly a decade ago. This time, the author of "From Here to Afghanistan" was trekking unembedded with...

By Michael Cavna  |  01:05 PM ET, 09/13/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  Matt Bors, Steven Cloud, Ted Rall

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 09/05/2010

UPDATE: Cartoonists finish journalistic journey in Afghanistan

After a month of traveling unembedded in Afghanistan, Matt Bors tells Comic Riffs that he and fellow cartoonists Ted Rall and Steven Cloud are now out of the wartorn nation. "I'm safely out of Afghanistan and en route to...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:15 AM ET, 09/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon, The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Matt Bors, Steven Cloud, Ted Rall

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010

Afghanistan Update: RALL and BORS file from the streets of Taloqan

(Images courtesy of Matt Bors) Political cartoonist Matt Bors told Comic Riffs this month that in traveling to Afghanistan during the war, he was seeking to talk "to the people it directly affects." What, he yearns to know, is...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 08/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General, General | Tags:  Matt Bors, Steven Cloud, Ted Rall

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/09/2010

'No filter': Cartoonists MATT BORS & TED RALL depart for Afghanistan eager to tell 'the people's story'

For 18 long months, Matt Bors spent his days at war. In every hot spot, his eyes trained on every Humvee, on every rocket, on every malaria pill. It was challenging, grueling, exhausting -- and all from the safe...

By Michael Cavna  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists, Interviews With Cartoonists | Tags:  David Axe, Matt Bors, Steven Cloud, Ted Rall