Story | Dec 25, 2011
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Story | Dec 14, 2011 | 1:24 PMHe drew many of his popular cartoons in the mid- to late-1800s, but his drawings can be seen even today. Thomas Nast, a German immigrant who settled in New Jersey, is often times referred to as the "Father of the American Cartoon" and responsible for the modern depiction of Santa Claus and even the famous donkey and elephant, now used as political symbols for the Democrat and Republican parties. Now, Nast is one of 50 nominees being considered for the New Jersey Hall of Fame in June 2012.
Story | May 20, 2007
HOW'S YOUR tummy? Feeling nauseated? Many newspaper editors worry sick about ruining your appetite, often refusing to run provocative editorial cartoons and illustrations that fail what's known as the "breakfast test": When you turn to the editorial pages...
Story | Feb 17, 2008
Story | Dec 25, 2005
MANY OF the most authentic expressions of religion are found in quiet decisions and unheralded acts. Tell me what you did yesterday and your plans for today and tomorrow, and I'll have an idea of who and what you understand God to be. That counts...