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CARTOON: Devilish Workout

Fitness Fiends. Today's cartoon by Lance Risseeuw.

CARTOON: Balloon Bash

Justice in the Air. Today's cartoon by Ali Solomon.

CARTOON: Hungry Hungry Hippos: Dinner Party Edition

Polite Pachyderms. Today's cartoon by Amanda Chung & Vin Coca.

CARTOON: Puppy Perseverance

Eternal Ball Roll. Today's cartoon by Paul Lander & Dan McConnell.

CARTOON: Cat-astrophic HR

Paws for Concern. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Running Revelations

Personal Fiction. Today's cartoon by Andy Anderson & Rusty Ruble.

CARTOON: Peekaboo boo

Tiny Tugs. Today's cartoon by Alex John.

CARTOON: Playground Ploy

Dad's Dodge. Today's cartoon by Kyle Bravo.

CARTOON: Comedic Kicks

Big Shoes, Big Laughs. Today's cartoon by Isaiah Legette.

CARTOON: Picnic Panic

Buzzing Intruders. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Winged Woes

Airborne Troubles. Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Caught in the Act

Cheesy Indiscretion. Today's cartoon by Bill Thomas.

CARTOON: Et tu, Rake?

Leaf me alone. Today's cartoon by Joe Goldstein.

CARTOON: Stone Age Style

Neolithic Chic. Today's cartoon by Sarah Morrissette.

CARTOON: Extraterrestrial Attired

Wardrobe Woes. Today's cartoon by Michael Shaw.

CARTOON: Tight Fit

Not loving the love seat. Today's cartoon by Mat Greaves.

CARTOON: Optical Overstep

Don't be so touchy, Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Galloping Gossip

Speedy Spurs. Today's cartoon by Sarah Morrissette.

CARTOON: Bard's Breakup

Sonnet of Separation. Today's cartoon by Amanda Chung & Vincent Coca.

CARTOON: Chilly Nights

Frosty Frustrations. Today's cartoon by Sara Harvey-Patrick.

CARTOON: Accentuated Affections

Fancy a pint? Today's cartoon by Rachelle Meyer.

CARTOON: Solo Spectacle

Anonymous Audience. Today's cartoon by Andy Anderson & Rusty Ruble.

CARTOON: Style Over Sound

Face the Music. Today's cartoon by Rose Anne Prevec.

CARTOON: Hair Flair

Cut It Out. Today's cartoon by Sarah Morrissette.

CARTOON: Electric Escape

Fuming mad. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Super Powers

The Amazing Literary Cinephile. Today's cartoon by Michael Litwak.

CARTOON: Taste of Envy

Tantalizing Temptations. Today's cartoon by Mat Barton and Adam Cooper.

CARTOON: Zoom Through

Hold it til after Uranus. Today's cartoon by Lance Risseeuw.

CARTOON: Login Dogin

Try R3X. Today's cartoon by Paul Lander and Dan McConnell.

CARTOON: Trident Card

Making Waves with Rewards. Today's cartoon by Chris Gural.

CARTOON: Reaping Reflections

Soulful Sessions. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Trapped

Devil is in the details. Today's cartoon by Paul Lander & Dan McConnell.

CARTOON: Open Options

Non-committal canoe. Today's cartoon by Ken Levine.

CARTOON: Galactic Giggles

Next stop, Uranus.

CARTOON: Hopping Truth

Hare-raising Conspiracies. Today's cartoon by Jose Arroyo and Rob Kutner.

CARTOON: Salty Tales

Hear about the Himalayas? Today's cartoon by Lance Risseeuw.

CARTOON: Popped Puberty

Melted butter maturity. Today's cartoon by Steve Daugherty.

CARTOON: Medieval Dating

I've been framed! Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Pickle Pump

Jarring. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Mugshot Masterpiece

Presidential Power to Mugshot Hour. Today's cartoon by Brandon Kicks.

CARTOON: Porcupine Orgy

Stick it in! Today's cartoon by Mat Barton & Adam Cooper

CARTOON: Cave Class

Burning for learning. Today's cartoon by Michael Litwak.

CARTOON: Mulligan?

Sand trapped! Today's cartoon by Nathan Cooper.

CARTOON: Grilled

This might take a while. Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Harnessing Creativity

Inspiration, not perspiration. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: New Hot Spot

Deserted Dessert? 5 stars. Today's cartoon by Lars Kenseth.

CARTOON: Shark Attacks on the Rise

Gonna need a bigger boat? Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: College Admissions

Hope they teach creative accounting. Today's cartoon by Ali Solomon.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Thurber expert, Michael Rosen

Thurber, Thurber, Thurber. That’s all we talk about. Acclaimed poet, bestseller, illustrator and Thurber scholar, Michael Rosen, joins the podcast for this must listen to for any gag cartoonist.

CARTOON: Upgraded

Updating sex drivers. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Tied Up

Good Doctor. Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Hissteria

Was the forked tongue from your father's side? 🐍

CARTOON: Checked Out

Game Over. Today's cartoon by Patrick Hickey.

CARTOON: Middle Aged Mutant Ninja Turtles

From pizza to paperwork. Today's cartoon by Chris Gural.

CARTOON: Ha Ha Hazard

Clown frown. Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Lars Kenseth

Jets, nibs, poop…we cover it all on this very special episode of The Cartoon Pad starring New Yorker cartoonist, Lars Kenseth.

CARTOON: Doll Dating

Can't invite you in, sorry. Today's cartoon by Eric Kofman.

CARTOON: After Affirmation

Tell me I'm OK. Today's cartoon by CHris Gural.

CARTOON: Brood Mood

Cheer up or else. Today's cartoon Theora Kvitka.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Ali Solomon

In this episode The Cartoon Pad welcomes author and cartoonist Ali Solomon who shares her secrets of success. Bob and Shaw remember some old New Yorker cartoon editors and how they might have received form rejections from Ali as an intern. Marty adds more sound effects to the show. See Ali's work and links to all her books at https://www.ali-solomon.com/

CARTOON: Quiet Riot

Hypothesis help! Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Sacked

You want fries with that? Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Scuba Cat

This was a huge mistake. Today's cartoon by Mat Barton & Adam Cooper.

CARTOON: Trash TV

It's growing on me. Today's cartoon by Steve Daugherty.

CARTOON: Dominatrix Divorce

Bad hurt, not good hurt. Today's cartoon by Ivan Ehlers and Kit Lively.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest David Borchart remembering George Booth

Special installment sharing memories of the late master George Booth with New Yorker cartoonist David Borchart.

CARTOON: Size Matters

Maybe something with stripes? Today's cartoon Nick Downes.

CARTOON: Ballot Boxers

Suppression depression. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: Spacey Housing Market

That shack on Mars looks like a gift. Today's cartoon by Frega DiPerri.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Chris Weyant

The new National Cartoonist Society’s Gag Cartoonist of the Year recipient, Chris Weyant, pays the boys a visit on the Cartoon Pad, which at the top of the show promised to be better.

CARTOON: Hairy Heist

The night is ours! Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Feeding Time

Don't forget the Tabasco! Today's cartoon by Tyson Cole.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Mick Stevens

Mick Stevens is one of the best gag cartoonists of our generation and he discusses his process and his body of work on this special episode of The Cartoon Pad.

CARTOON: Michelangelo's Affidavid

Just a little nip, that's all you get, til it's unsealed. Today's cartoon by Steve Daugherty.

CARTOON: Mean Clean

Sorry, can't hear you. Today's cartoon by Brian Hawes & Seth Roberts.

CARTOON: Cheshire Trump

Through the looking glass and back again. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: Mis-Fortune Cookie

Hard to swallow. Today's cartoon by Zack Rhodes.

CARTOON: Airflow

Easy breezy. Today's cartoon by Mat Barton & Adam Cooper.

Historical Tinder

Frida & Diego: 2 miles away. Poly couple looking for a third. Anti-communists swipe left. And more!

CARTOON: Chair Care

Hot ride. Today's cartoon by Sarah Morrissette.

CARTOON: Wacky Backy

Next goes the hair. Today's cartoon by Patrick Hickey.

CARTOON: Unsure Offshore

Aching banking. Today's cartoon by Shelby Parker.

CARTOON: Leak Lineup

Tinkle Wrinkle. Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Dan Misdea

This episode on The Cartoon Pad is cartoonist, illustrator and book maker Dan Misdea! His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Air Mail, Narrative, Reader’s Digest, Weekly Humorist, and The Funny Times. He has a new children’s book coming out next year with Penguin, the big publisher not the flightless bird. See his work at https://danmisdea.com/

CARTOON: Fancy Fountain

Damp, is in. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Supply Pains

Always stocked and loaded. Today's cartoon by Teresa Burns Parkhurst.

CARTOON: Fill'er Up!

Time to get a bike. Today's cartoon by Paul Lander & Dan McConnell.

CARTOON: Cat Island

Keep looking. Today's cartoon by Catherine Martha Holmes.

CARTOON: Rising Tides

Holding our breath. Today's cartoon by Hilary Allison.

CARTOON: Bagel Problems

Get him nice and toasted. Today's cartoon by Jeff Hobbs.

CARTOON: Humming

Watch out for low bridges. Today's cartoon by Michael Shaw.

CARTOON: Bagged

Hey pipe down. Today's cartoon by Michael Shaw.

CARTOON: Medical Marvel

And he works for prize tickets. Today's cartoon by Lynn Hsu.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Bill Bramhall

Special episode of The Cartoon Pad for anyone inspiring to be an editorial cartoonist. Award-winning editorial cartoonist Bill Bramhall of The New York Daily News shares his insight into his craft.

CARTOON: Fido Fix

Tail is extra wagging. Today's cartoon by Mike Shiell.

CARTOON: Lost & Found

Maybe an early red flag. Today's cartoon by Thomas Wykes.

CARTOON: Family Tree

A wood it kill you to call? Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

How I Met Your Show Runner

ESPN's 'How I Met Your Father's Bookie' and more "How I Met Your...' in development!

CARTOON: Muzzled Mocking

Opted Out. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

The Cartoon Pad Live Show

The pad goes LIVE to answer cartoon questions. Bob discusses cartoon tropes and Shaw balances a cat on his neck. You won't want to miss this one.

CARTOON: Sweat Treats

Words matter. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson

CARTOON: Thinking of You

When you care enough for them to do the very least. Today's cartoon by Bob Eckstein.

CARTOON: Punk Wash

Metal on the inside. Today's cartoon by Grayson Gibbs.

CARTOON: Relax

Definitely maybe. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: Competition

Expanding reach. Today's cartoon by Mat Barton & Adam Cooper.

CARTOON: Showdown

The pictures on the app looked bigger, and no closets? Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

Top Humor Books Gift Guide 2021

Between supply chain shortages, lingering pandemic, and the de facto legalization of coup attempts, everything is still a mess, and we know you’ve been too preoccupied with your ongoing nervous breakdown to get your shopping done. Lucky for you, Humorist Books is here with our 2021 Holiday Humor Book Gift Guide!

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Shannon Wheeler

This episode on The Cartoon Pad the guys welcome Too Much Coffee Man, Shannon Wheeler to share his colorful stories of his career- creating legendary underground comics, operas, books, and loads more! Pick up some of his work at http://www.tmcm.com

CARTOON: Dog Classless

New on streaming. Today's cartoon by Mat Barton and Adam Cooper.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Ellis Rosen

This week The Cartoon Pad has on the new Gag Cartoonist of the Year winner as recently selected by the National Cartoonist Society, Ellis Rosen. Ellis is a wonderfully talented New Yorker cartoonist, and his new book, with Jon Adams, 'Send Help' A collection of marooned cartoons, is available now.

CARTOON: Bird Brunch

How fowl! Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

CARTOON: Sign Fines

Misdirections. Today's cartoon by Bill Thomas.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Michael Maslin

One of the most prolific cartoonists in the New Yorker, Michael Maslin comes on the show to chew the fat about everything cartoon-eccentric from Peter Arno to his own cartooning today. Topics range from James Thurber to Charles Addams to stacking wood. Must Listen to Cartoon Pad!

CARTOON: Thar She Blows

One for One? Today's cartoon by Jeff Hobbs.

CARTOON: Goals

Settling. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: Howl-oween

Mailmen beware. Today's cartoon by John Cei Douglas.

CARTOON: Good Grief

Was it fun-sized? Today's cartoon by Dalton Vaughn.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Peter Kuper

One of the most prolific and decorated in cartooning, Peter Kuper, hangs out at the Cartoon Pad to explain why he is so driven and so dog-gone politically charged. Check out all of his books, see his work, and upcoming events at https://www.peterkuper.com/

FAQ: The General Insurance

Q: What is the General’s type, sexually? A: What? He’s a cartoon. This isn’t some Cool World scenario where humans and cartoons can have sex. He's purely fictitious.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Ron Marz

This episode of The Cartoon Pad we chat with comic book writing icon Ron Marz! He's truly a master of comic multi-universes, well known for his work on Silver Surfer and Green Lantern, as well as the Marvel vs DC crossover and Batman/Aliens.

CARTOON: McFreud's

You want cries with that? Today's cartoon by Bob Eckstein.

CARTOON: Big Head

Don't get a big head or anything. Today's cartoon by M.R. Miller and Nick Greenberg.

The Cartoon Pad w/ mini podcast discussion: Cartoon Caption Contest

BONUS CONTENT: A Cartoon Pad mini podcast recording drama queen co-host Bob Eckstein’s dismay at co-host Michael Shaw’s appearance on the competing Cartoon Caption Contest podcast and why Michael can’t be interesting on HIS own podcast.

CARTOON: Filibuster Island

The Land Where Time Stood Still. Today's cartoon by Tom Chitty.

CARTOON: Dog Walker

Neglectful consequences. Today's cartoon by M.R. Miller and Nick Greenberg.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Matt Diffee

Today’s episode the Cartoon Pad answers the question, where in the world is Matt Diffee? The beloved speaker, writer, cartoonist and The Rejection Collection editor, Matt Diffee shares what he's been up to on this special 100th Anniversary Episode (if you don’t count the other 90 episodes we still need to tape.).

CARTOON: Hear This!

Also may I have the whole can of soda? Today's cartoon by Joseph Dottino.

The Cartoon Pad w/ guest Jessica Ziegler

This very special episode The Cartoon Pad talks to Jessica Ziegler, the Marketing Director of the CartoonStock and daughter of cartoon great Jack Ziegler. The talk veers away from cartooning to the Pixies, the Beatles and running Michael over in a Volkswagen.

CARTOON: MAGA Metals

Logical leaps from "But her emails' to 'mind control 5g chips' Today's cartoon by Ivan Ehlers.

CARTOON: Trumpstock

Will the #Jan6thCommission get to the bottom of the top promoter of this event? Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: Bird Watching

But who is watching the watchers? Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

CARTOON: Lucky

Something's afoot. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Outside

Fresh air and threats. Today's cartoon by Tyson Cole.

CARTOON: Dog Therapy

Fetch my feelings. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Dog Days

Back to the new normal. Today's cartoon by Peter Kuper.

CARTOON: CATastrophe

At least they have 9 lives. Today's cartoon by Vaughan Tomlinson.

CARTOON: Cicada Flava

Snap, crackle, pop! Today's cartoon by Bob Eckstein and Michael Shaw.

CARTOON: Speak & Spell

Hooked on phonics? Today's cartoon by Tyson Cole.

CARTOON: No Sweat

No work out, just work. Today's cartoon by Drew Panckeri.

CARTOON: Inflate Date

Hot, hot air. Today's cartoon by Jeff Hobbs.

CARTOON: Snack Time

Don't get salty. Today's cartoon by Dan Misdea.

CARTOON: NPR Deep Cuts

Just don't play it backwards. Today's cartoon by Joseph Dottino.