Contest http://apr.org en Not Funny Enough? 'New Yorker' Gives 'Seinfeld' Cartoon A Second Chance http://apr.org/post/not-funny-enough-new-yorker-gives-seinfeld-cartoon-second-chance In its final season, the TV sitcom <em>Seinfeld</em> did a send-up of the cartoons in <em>The New Yorker</em>. The magazine's comics are distinctive – short, quippy, topical, understated. Simply put, they're smart.<p>Maybe too smart, sometimes, and that's what the character Elaine found when she got her own cartoon published in the magazine.<p>Well, <em>The New Yorker</em> is not done with this. This week, 14 years later, it has used Elaine's fictional cartoon in its caption contest. It's a pig standing at a complaint department. Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:58:06 +0000 National Public Radio 14991 at http://apr.org Not Funny Enough? 'New Yorker' Gives 'Seinfeld' Cartoon A Second Chance ATC's Three-Minute Fiction Contest: Round 8 http://apr.org/post/atcs-three-minute-fiction-contest-round-8 <p>Release your inner author - the next round of <em>All Things Considered&#39;s</em>&nbsp; Three-Minute Fiction contest starts Saturday, March 10th, with a new judge, author Luis Alberto Urrea.&nbsp; The contest has a simple premise:&nbsp; Listeners submit original short stories with a&nbsp; 600-word limit that can be read aloud in three minutes or less.</p><p><strong>This round&#39;s special rule:</strong></p> Wed, 07 Mar 2012 00:02:00 +0000 Jackie Howell 14522 at http://apr.org ATC's Three-Minute Fiction Contest: Round 8