Keeping the Spirit of Charles Addams Alive
Landry Harlan
It was pure happenstance that West Tisbury cartoonist Paul Karasik stumbled upon a mural that became the basis of his first essay in The New Yorker.
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Graphic Report: West Tisbury Congregational Church Organ
Paul Karasik
Tuning up the old organ at West Tisbury Congregational Church.
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A True General Store

In the Studio With Ruth Kirchmeier
Paul Karasik
Inspired by a recent show, graphic artist Paul Karasik explains how Ruth Kirchmeier creates a Japanese-style woodblock print.
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First Blue Ribbon Goes to Cartoon Chicken: Ag Fair Poster Revealed
Sara Brown

West Tisbury resident Paul Karasik’s depiction of a hen sitting on her nest will grace the 2016 Agricultural Fair poster.

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Writing Gag Cartoons No Laughing Matter
Bill Eville

Each week for the past 10 years, Paul Karasik completes and sends about 10 cartoons to The New Yorker magazine. For those at home doing the math, that’s around 5,000 cartoons, give or take.

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Cartoon Connoisseur Cruises The Strips for Insight, Analysis
Peter Brannen

Paul Karasik takes cartoons seriously. Take a gag cartoon from the vault of Ernie Bushmiller’s much-loved Nancy strip, for instance. The three-panel cartoon is not so much read by Mr. Karasik as absorbed.

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