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.