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Rogert Ebert Wins the Cartoon Caption Contest

Keith Bormuth

Two years ago, Roger Ebert wrote on his Chicago Sun-Times blog:
"I have entered the New Yorker’s Cartoon Caption Contest almost weekly virtually since it began and have never even been a finalist. Mark Twain advised: “Write without pay until somebody offers to pay you. If nobody offers within three years, sawing wood is what you were intended for.” I have done more writing for free for the New Yorker in the last five years than for anybody in the previous 40 years."

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  • Ben GoldhirshBen Goldhirsh

    as somebody who doesn't particularly care about the New Yorker Cartoon Contest, nor a big fan of Roger Ebert, this made me dig them both. Unsung behind the scenes efforts born out of passion are always the coolest.