Comic Riffs: lars vilks

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 05/26/2010

Why reinvited Swedish 'Muhammad' artist continues to make news

Now that controversial Swedish artist Lars Vilks has just been invited to speak again at Uppsala University -- where a violent protest ended his lecture weeks ago -- the question arises anew: Do Vilks's actions continue to merit making...

By Michael Cavna  |  02:30 PM ET, 05/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  General, General | Tags:  Lars Vilks, Muhammad art and cartoons

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