Comic Riffs: herblock


Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 10/31/2013

‘HERBLOCK’ FILM: ‘Black & the White’ docu lands deal, airdates with HBO

‘The Black & the White’ film about The Post’s political cartooning legend will debut Jan. 27.

By Michael Cavna  |  05:43 PM ET, 10/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock, hbo

Posted at 09:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013

SALUTING HERBLOCK: An open note to ‘The Black and the White’ filmmakers: Send in the satirists

SALUTING HERBLOCK: An open note to ‘The Black and the White’ filmmakers: Send in the satirists

By Michael Cavna  |  09:35 PM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 05/21/2013

HERBLOCK AT HALF-CENTURY: Library of Congress show illuminates cartoonist’s brilliance in 1963

Herblock at Half-Century: Library of Congress show illuminates cartoonist’s brilliance in 1963.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:29 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  herblock, library of congress

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 04/25/2013

TONIGHT’S HERBLOCK PRIZE CEREMONY: Winner Dan Perkins (aka Tom Tomorrow) on the need to support your friendly alt-cartoonist

HERBLOCK PRIZE: ‘Tom Tomorrow’ on the need to support your friendly alt-cartoonist.

By Michael Cavna  |  11:10 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alternative comices, herblock prize, dan perkins

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013

2013 HERBLOCK PRIZEWINNER NAMED: Alt-weekly ’pathfinder’ Dan Perkins (Tom Tomorrow) calls it ‘an overwhelming honor’

2013 Herblock prizewinner named: Dan Perkins (‘This Modern World’) calls it ‘an overwhelming honor’

By Michael Cavna  |  11:43 AM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  dan perkins, jack ohman, herblock prize.

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 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 01:43 PM ET, 09/13/2011

THE RIFF: Papers pull ‘Doonesbury’ — but must satire really be ‘fair’?

By Michael Cavna  |  01:43 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  doonesbury, garry trudeau, chicago tribune, newsday, thomas nast, herblock

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011

TOM TOLES: The Post cartoonist wins the 2011 Herblock Prize [UPDATED]

The Herblock Prize is staying in town. A year after Politico's Matt Wuerker won the Herb Block Foundation's editorial-cartooning honor, The Washington Post's Tom Toles [right] has been picked for the prize, the foundation has announced.. Toles is the...

By Michael Cavna  |  11:40 AM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Political Cartoon | Tags:  Ann Telnaes, Harry Katz, Herb Block Foundation, Herblock Prize, Matt Wuerker, Signe Wilkinson, The Washington Post, Tom Toles

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 05/21/2010

THE RIFF: A day after 'Draw Muhammad,' the political cartoon gets a powerful reminder

The power of the cartoon remains. The ability of a single sketched image to provoke, prompt, incite, summon or inflame -- a virility and virality sometimes questioned in a new-media age -- is intact. Whether deemed to have been...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:50 AM ET, 05/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The Riffs, The Riffs | Tags:  Doug Marlette, Everybody Draw Muhammad Day, Herb Block, Herblock, Lars Vilks, Library of Congress, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, Molly Norris, Political Cartoons

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 04/16/2010

Politico's MATT WUERKER accepts the Herblock Prize

Matt Wuerker was clearly moved by the moment. "I was just trying to keep it together up there," the Politico cartoonist told Comic Riffs afterward yesterday. The moment was Wuerker's offering words of gratitude Thursday night as he accepted...

By Michael Cavna  |  10:45 AM ET, 04/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Herb Block, Herblock Prize, Library of Congress, Matt Wuerker