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Monkey See
12:58 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

Not Funny Enough? 'New Yorker' Gives 'Seinfeld' Cartoon A Second Chance

"I wish I was taller," was Elaine's caption in the 1998 episode of Seinfeld. Can it get funnier than that? You can try over on The New Yorker's Caption Contest page.
Courtesy The New Yorker

Originally published on Sun July 22, 2012 1:43 pm

In its final season, the TV sitcom Seinfeld did a send-up of the cartoons in The New Yorker. The magazine's comics are distinctive – short, quippy, topical, understated. Simply put, they're smart.

Maybe too smart, sometimes, and that's what the character Elaine found when she got her own cartoon published in the magazine.

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APR Blog
6:02 pm
Tue March 6, 2012

ATC's Three-Minute Fiction Contest: Round 8

Release your inner author - the next round of All Things Considered's  Three-Minute Fiction contest starts Saturday, March 10th, with a new judge, author Luis Alberto Urrea.  The contest has a simple premise:  Listeners submit original short stories with a  600-word limit that can be read aloud in three minutes or less.

This round's special rule:

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