Cartoon Tomfoolery (#646)

You are invited to play this quick minor league-version of The New Yorker Caption Contest.

‘New Yorker’ drawing by Joe Dator (contest 646)

Every week I enter the magazine’s contest, using it as a comic writing exercise. Below are five captions. Three are the magazine’s semifinal selections, one is the winner, and two are mine. See if you can guess which are which.

A.  “My summer body isn’t ready.”
B.  “I still say separate vacations would have been a better idea.”
C.  “I choose to remember Aspen as it was.”
D.  “This afternoon is it bobsledding or snorkeling?”
E.  “I love meeting people from the other hemisphere.”

This cartoon is the property of The New Yorker. I devour every issue of the magazine and consider it “must” reading for writers and those who appreciate good writing.

Answers:  C winner, D & E Duane’s captions, E Duane’s submission

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