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Are Political Cartoonists an Endangered Species? (Video and Transcript)

The Truthdig team sat down with a special guest: acclaimed political cartoonist Dwayne Booth (aka Mr. Fish), who discussed the challenges of disseminating controversial views.

Posted on Sep 5, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

Democratic National Convention Demonstrators Led by Chris Hedges, Cornel West (Multimedia)

On the first day of the Democratic National Convention, demonstrators—led by Truthdig contributor Chris Hedges and the longtime activist Cornel West—marched from Philadelphia City Hall down Broad Street.

Posted on Jul 25, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

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VIDEO: ‘Days of Revolt’: Chris Hedges, ‘Mr. Fish’ Examine the Power of Political Cartoons

Political cartoonist “Mr. Fish” (Dwayne Booth), in conversation with Chris Hedges, describes how he uses his art to reveal the often “unpleasant truth” behind a subject.

Posted on Mar 17, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN

American Artists Against War


Artists of conscience have always responded angrily and passionately to war, genocide and torture. This book examines the work of American visual artists from 1935 to 2010 who believed that governments and humanity must be held to higher moral standards.

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Fish


It’s been a while since we’ve had new work by genius cartoonist Dwayne Booth on this page, but Fish has kept busy, and we want to take a moment to wish our old friend a happy name day.

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‘We Are Either Gonna Step Off the Board or They’re Gonna Kill Us’

War—on the battlefield, for oil, in our minds. Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and editorial cartoonist Mr. Fish tell a University of Connecticut audience about their dealings with our civilization’s war against itself in all its ugly forms.

Posted on Apr 26, 2014 WATCH & LISTEN

Chain Linked


Mr. Fish

On Feb. 25 the Santa Monica City Council votes on whether Paul Conrad’s peace sculpture should be knocked over and replaced with retail development. Because nothing says we should work to prevent nuclear self-annihilation like a Tommy Bahama, a food court and a lighted fountain full of pennies tossed by shoppers wishing for world peace with their eyes closed.

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Notion Building


Mr. Fish

For those who love pointless games of aggression, rocks will always beat scissors. And the reason why that will never change is because logic has nothing to do with arguing for or against the rules of a game.

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Drawing Conclusions: The Editorial Cartoon


Mr. Fish

For reasons that may have to do only with the perfunctory indifference that comes with incuriosity, there has never been a precise understanding by the dominant culture of what an editorial cartoonist is. 

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Being Gay


Mr. Fish

Being gay was an expression of nonconformity that had less to do with an urge to proclaim my affection for one type of sex over another than a desire to lodge a formal protest against convention.

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Lend Me Your Ear


Mr. Fish

In the grand tradition of R. Crumb, Harvey Pekar and testicular self-examiners everywhere, Mr. Fish looks for truth and beauty in bullshit and banality.

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As Seen on TV: Mr. Fish on ‘Carson Daly’

Ever wonder what makes the fabulous Mr. Fish tick? What’s his mission in conjuring up those wildly creative cartoons? Wonder no more, as the man behind the moniker, our own Dwayne Booth, appeared on last Friday’s “Last Call With Carson Daly” to talk about his provocative oeuvre and what ... (more)

Posted on Nov 24, 2011 WATCH & LISTEN    

The Egg and I


Not only does the story testify to the power of humor to sustain a real-life parable celebrating the ingenuity of a man hoping to escape the mundane, but it is also proof that the scenic, circuitous route through life may be preferable to the more direct.

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Mr. Fish on Saving the World


Truthdig editors interviewed esteemed editorial cartoonist Dwayne “Mr. Fish” Booth, whose debut collection, “Go Fish: How to Win Contempt and Influence People,” is out from Akashic Books. The artist talks about his craft, his inspiration, and the man behind the brilliant, wild and provocative cartoons.

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