Art direction: Holly Allen, Andrew Kahn
I am told the arrow pointing up is “meta” self-awareness of the comedy of killing comedy with a piano….I just went with it. Hopefully, you all get it! I was pro just the word “Comedy” in 3D getting the ax, but I guess that was too literal.
My favorite part was a total afterthought—the red tie dangling down. I needed some way to reinforce the “Trump” aspect, and what is better than a red tie?
This was such a rushed illustration. I had two broken ribs at the time and ended up doing this in about an hour. It was a very funny and cleverly written piece. All credit goes to the amazing writers at Slate.
Pink hats reading in a book club.
Very quick photo illustration showing Trump’s denial, and not listening to the climate talk even while drowning.
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