Archive for February, 2009

Post-it: Woman…

February 28, 2009

post-it-woman
©mørland

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Superb political animation on a Friday…

February 27, 2009

Joy.
This is an excellent animated political cartoon from Russia. Made by Pilot Studio in 1991.

British Press Awards nominations…

February 26, 2009

The ones nominated for Cartoonist of the Year are:

Chris Riddell, Observer
David Brown, The Independent
Matt Pritchett, Daily Telegraph
Michael Heath, Mail on Sunday
Peter Schrank, Independent on Sunday
Stanley McMurtry, Daily Mail
Steve Bell, The Guardian

Discuss!

Monday’s Cartoon: Mugabe at 85

February 23, 2009

mugabe85
©morland/the times

A slightly larger verison is available at www.morlandcartoon.co.uk.

Sketchbook: Gordo the Conviction Politician…

February 22, 2009

conviction
©morland

Sketchbook stuff: Knut Storberget

February 22, 2009

knut-storberget
©morland

…the Norwegian Justice Minister

Talkshowing…

February 22, 2009

grosvold

Of all peculiar experiences…
I took take part in a prime time Norwegian talk show on Friday night. As you do…
Previously I’ve stayed well clear of any TV appearances that have been offered, but this time I failed to quickly enough come up with a good enough reason to decline, and soon found myself on a plane to snowy Oslo.

Still, despite the fact that I probably didn’t say very much of interest to anyone but a few budding cartoonists and my immediate family, it was a terrificly exciting experience that I in hindsight am glad I had!
If nothing else for the sheer surreality of it all.
Other guests included a much troubled Minister of Justice, Knut Storberget, and possibly even more interestingly the lead singer of the Death Punk band Turbonegro, Hank von Helvete (Hank von Hell) – or Hans Erik Husby as he’s more mundanely known when not in character.

To see me babble away in my native tongue, which after only 9 years abroad is worryingly diminished, have a look here!

Happy Friday!

February 20, 2009

mona-lisa-smile
©morland

Taking Liberties…

February 18, 2009

Superb cartoon by Dave Brown in today’s Indy.

Draper’s Downfall…

February 17, 2009

Without wanting to take sides in the parties’ fight over the blogosphere, it surely is impossible for anyone who’s read anything about Derek Draper and Labour List, not to laugh out loud at the clip above.
Splendid.