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Doonesbury has angered, irritated, or been rebuked by many of the political figures that have appeared or been referred to in the strip over the years.
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Doonesbury is a comic strip by American cartoonist Garry Trudeau, that chronicles the adventures and lives of an array of characters of various ages, professions, and backgrounds, from the President of the United States to the title character, Michael Doonesbury, who has progressed from a college student to a youthful senior citizen in the 40 + years of the strip's daily existence.
The cartoonist Garry Trudeau, who draws the Doonesbury comic strip, was raised in Saranac Lake and has maintained his connections there.
* In a Doonesbury comic strip of March 3, 1971, poker players compare their hands, one says his has the winning power of Richard Nixon, one says he has the challenging strength of Edmund Muskie, the last simply says Harold Stassen.
Dick Dastardly has oddly nicknamed the Narrator ' Boopsie ,' used as a female character's nickname in Doonesbury shortly thereafter.
" James Poniewozik has compared Get Your War On to Doonesbury and The Boondocks, calling it " a fresher ( and more R-rated ) critique " of the Bush administration.
Affectionately embracing satirical portrayals has been a Bush tactic at other times as well, such as when he presented a self-parodying slide show at the May 2004 Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner about looking for weapons of mass destruction in the Oval Office after the political comic strip Doonesbury satirically portrayed him on a similar comical search.
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" There have also been other politicians who did not view the way that Doonesbury portrayed them very favorably, including former U. S. House Speaker Tip O ' Neill and former / current California Governor Jerry Brown.
Mel's restaurants have since been featured in other media such as Melrose Place ( 1996, Season 5, episode 1 ), Doonesbury comics ( December 18, 1989 ), and the book The American Drive-in by Mike Witzel.
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Doonesbury is written and pencilled by Garry Trudeau, then inked and lettered by his assistant Don Carlton.
That month, Holt, Rinehart, & Winston, the publishers of collections of Doonesbury until the mid-1980s, took out an ad in the New York Times Book Review, marking the occasion by saying: It ’ s nice for Trudeau and Doonesbury to be so honored, " but it ’ s quite another thing when the Establishment clutches all of Walden Commune to its bosom.
A Doonesbury Special was produced and directed by Trudeau, along with John Hubley ( who died during the storyboarding stage ) and Faith Hubley.
Bush placing his manhood in a blind trust — in parody of Bush ’ s using that financial instrument to fend off concerns that his governmental decisions would be influenced by his investment holdings — brought the politician to complain, " Doonesbury ’ s carrying water for the opposition.
Some newspapers have dealt with the criticism by moving the strip from the comics page to the editorial page, because many people believe that a politically based comic strip like Doonesbury does not belong in a traditionally child-friendly comics section.
In the comic strip Doonesbury, Dick Davenport, a bird watcher and husband of a major character, died in 1986 due to a massive coronary brought on by observing and photographing this species.
In the autumn of 2010, the Pulitzer prize-winning comic strip Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau featured the University in a series of daily strips.
Fenwick is considered by some to be the model for the character of Lacey Davenport in Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury, although Trudeau's Lacey was not modeled on anyone in particular, according to Trudeau.
He is also the source of the surname ( and some perceived character traits ) of the comic strip character Mike Doonesbury, created by Pillsbury's college roommate, Garry Trudeau.
Details on Lippincott's panel for the AIDS quilt from the Doonesbury Flashbacks computer program by Garry Trudeau, published by Mindscape in 1995.
In 1996, this was adapted to the Doonesbury Election Game, designed by Randy Chase ( who also did Power Politics ) and published by Mindscape, in which players conducted a campaign with the assistance of a pool of advisors selected from characters in the Doonesbury comic strip.
The protests produced the slogan “ Create Two, Three, Many Columbias !” The Doonesbury character Mark Slackmeyer was inspired by Rudd.
In the 2004 book America ( The Book ), written by the staff of The Daily Show, a parody of Mallard Fillmore appears in a section about political cartoons ( which also included parodies of Peanuts and Doonesbury strips ):
Doonesbury and political
Some comic strips, such as Doonesbury and The Boondocks, may be printed on the editorial or op-ed page rather than the comics page because of their regular political commentary.
Frequently political in nature, Doonesbury features characters representing a range of affiliations, but the cartoon is noted for a liberal viewpoint.
Doonesbury became well known for its social and political commentary, always timely, and peppered with wry and ironic humor.
* 1994: Garry Trudeau, creator of the cartoon strip " Doonesbury " was cited for consistently attacking doublespeak in all aspects of American life and from all parts of the cultural and political spectrum.
The strip often pokes fun at political figures, both South African and elsewhere in the world ( much in the same way, though not as consistently, as the US strip Doonesbury ).
The strip, which is published in alternative newsweeklies such as Eye Weekly, offers political and social satire with a regular cast of characters, similar to Doonesbury by Garry Trudeau, but with more emphasis on caricature.
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Various public figures and humorists, such as Jon Stewart of The Daily Show and Garry Trudeau, creator of the comic strip Doonesbury have popularized some more famous Bushisms, particularly those of George W. Bush.
These characters ( and their friends and family ) remain center stage even though some strips focus on public figures and feature none of the main cast, in a manner similar to Doonesbury.
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Some of the second generation of Doonesbury characters have attended Walden, a venue Trudeau uses to advance his concerns about academic standards in America.
Pauley is married to Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau, and they have three children: twins Ross and Rachel, born in 1983, and Thomas, born in 1986.
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Doonesbury began as a continuation of Bull Tales, which appeared in the Yale University student newspaper, the Yale Daily News, beginning September 1968.
* Garry Trudeau, cartoonist and creator of Doonesbury, which first appeared in the News pages as Bull Tales
Gay Talese appeared in several strips of the comic Doonesbury, giving an interview to radio host Mark Slackmeyer to promote his book Thy Neighbor's Wife.
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After graduating ( in Doonesbury: A Musical Comedy, where his full name is revealed to be Mark Sheldon Slackmeyer ), Mark goes to work for NPR, where he still works today, sometimes referred to as "' Microphone ' Mark ".
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For example, the August 12, 1974 Doonesbury strip awarded a 1975 Pulitzer Prize for its depiction of the Watergate scandal.
As Doonesbury, the strip debuted as a daily strip in about two dozen newspapers on October 26, 1970 – the first strip from Universal Press Syndicate.
" That same year, then-U. S. President Gerald Ford acknowledged the stature of the comic strip, telling the Radio and Television Correspondents ’ Association at their annual dinner, " There are only three major vehicles to keep us informed as to what is going on in Washington: the electronic media, the print media, and Doonesbury, not necessarily in that order.
A panel from the famous Doonesbury “ Stonewall ” strip, referring to the Watergate scandal, from August 12, 1974 ; awarded the Pulitzer Prize.
When Doonesbury ran the names of soldiers who had died in Iraq since the 2003 invasion, conservative commentators accused Trudeau of using the American dead to make a profit for himself, and again demanded that the strip be removed from newspapers.
In some papers ( such as the Tulsa World and Orlando Sentinel ) Doonesbury appears on the opinions page alongside Mallard Fillmore, a politically conservative comic strip.
In the comic strip Doonesbury, the mother of Toggle, Alex Doonesbury's fiancé, claims that Toggle's father is a member of Mötley Crüe, but she doesn't know which one.
* October 26 – Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury debuts in approximately two dozen newspapers in the United States.
Zonker Harris ( his full name is revealed in Doonesbury: A Musical Comedy to be Edgar Zonker Harris ) is the stereotypical hippie character in Garry Trudeau's comic strip Doonesbury.
The Winter Carnival parade reflects the theme, and Garry Trudeau, the creator of the comic strip Doonesbury who grew up in the town, creates artwork with characters from his comic strip doing things related to the theme for a button that can be purchased each winter.
Cartoonist Garry Trudeau, creator of the Doonesbury comic strip, released The 1990 Doonesbury Stamp Album through Penguin in 1990 ; this album contained a large number of perforated, gummed stamps featuring characters and settings from Doonesbury.