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Food Humor in Cartoons

alkapal Oct 16, 2013 06:58 AM

I found this to be very funny, so am sharing:

  1. alkapal Nov 19, 2013 05:37 AM

    Not a cartoon, but a "commentary" on Martha Stewart's horrid food photo tweets: http://www.buzzfeed.com/rachelzarrell...

    I think MS should get a new camera or start eating prettier food. LOL

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    1. re: alkapal
      Antilope Nov 19, 2013 05:45 AM

      With food like that, I think I would eat in the dark. ;-)

      1. re: Antilope
        alkapal Nov 19, 2013 06:03 AM

        i know! i was really surprised how awful the food looked, and that she chose to publish them proudly (being the maven of fastidious presentations herself). i was also shocked at the places she was eating. i know the prices, so seeing those dishes made me think "wow! i expected something *quite* different!"

        1. re: alkapal
          Antilope Nov 19, 2013 06:12 AM

          Maybe a drink or two before dinner made the food look better? "Beer goggles"? 8-)

    2. Antilope Nov 19, 2013 05:44 AM

      Good one! Thanks.

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        4X4 Nov 19, 2013 09:27 AM

        I like the old Far Side cartoon that shows a cow cooking hamburgers at a cookout. My brother used to have that one on a t-shirt.

        1. Antilope Nov 19, 2013 10:30 AM

          In the 80's my sister bought me a t-shirt with this frog legs cartoon on the front. No I didn't wear it.


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          1. re: Antilope
            mwhitmore Nov 21, 2013 08:27 AM

            Don't have it handy, but I am sure this was done decades earlier in The New Yorker.

            1. re: mwhitmore
              4X4 Nov 21, 2013 08:31 AM

              I think it was originally in National Lampoon.

              1. re: 4X4
                mwhitmore Nov 22, 2013 10:25 AM

                Now that you mention it, I think you are right.

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            seamunky Nov 19, 2013 10:57 AM

            Pleased to meet you, Milk. Here's another cartoon.

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            1. re: seamunky
              seamunky Nov 19, 2013 10:59 AM

              And another

            2. AreBe Nov 26, 2013 12:36 PM

              I keep the Fall of the Ramen Empire on my fridge

              1. Veggo Nov 26, 2013 01:02 PM

                I still enjoy the caricature you did of Veggo the snake, nattily attired with bow tie, scarfing a Katz' pastrami sandwich!

                1. breadchick Nov 26, 2013 06:35 PM

                  The New Yorker has the best cartoons, and this is one of my favorites from a while back. Apparently I'm not the only one, because I was able to search for it based on the caption.

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                  1. re: breadchick
                    alkapal Nov 26, 2013 09:25 PM

                    that is a good one!

                  2. alkapal Nov 26, 2013 09:36 PM

                    if you're interested in spoofs, watch annoying orange's parody of ylvis' parody "what does the fox say?" (you should watch the ylvis original first). ylvis' original: http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_3231409599&feature=iv&src_vid=J19z4VTCR9M&v=jofNR_WkoCE

                    annoying orange's version: "what does the sock say?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J19z4V...

                    yes, this is food humor because annoying orange, pear and baby carrot are involved. LOL.

                    PS, i have to warn you that despite your realization of your own silliness for doing so, you will watch both of these more than once. ok, maybe it is just me.

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                    1. re: alkapal
                      SmartCookie Nov 27, 2013 10:15 AM

                      Just too funny...I can't believe I hadn't heard of this before...

                    2. c oliver Nov 27, 2013 11:17 AM

                      Wine Pairing in the Stone Age


                      Couldn't get the image to paste.

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                      1. re: c oliver
                        Antilope Mar 21, 2014 10:28 PM

                        I also like the one about How A Dishwasher Really Works.

                      2. eclecticsynergy Dec 15, 2013 12:57 AM

                        Here's one for the Christmas season.

                        1. alkapal Dec 16, 2013 06:42 AM

                          SNL's GUY FIERI'S Christmas Special "promo" -- pretty darn funny: http://www.buzzfeed.com/whitneyjeffer...

                          1. alkapal Jan 8, 2014 05:50 AM

                            korean noodle sculptures:


                            1. alkapal Mar 20, 2014 01:54 AM

                              ok, these geeky food gadgets are not cartoons…but they are inspired by the "creative arts" http://www.thinkgeek.com/homeoffice/k... -- small example in screen shot

                              1. tcamp Mar 21, 2014 06:16 AM

                                From the Origins series...

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                                1. re: tcamp
                                  alkapal Mar 21, 2014 06:56 AM

                                  poor goldie! look at his expression. LOL

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                                  4X4 Mar 21, 2014 08:37 AM

                                  There's a Pearls Before Swine strip where Pig sees a tv commercial about travel in Australia with the old "Throw another shrimp on the barbie!" catch phrase. The last panel shows him throwing a shrimp on a Barbie doll and saying something like, "This doesn't seem so fun."

                                  1. greygarious Mar 21, 2014 07:33 PM

                                    There are lots of cartoons in Secret Ingredients, the anthology of the New Yorker's food writing.

                                    1. linguafood Mar 24, 2014 06:14 PM

                                      Roz Chast.

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                                      1. re: linguafood
                                        greygarious Mar 24, 2014 07:52 PM

                                        ....Then they discovered Chowhound, where they found a congregation of commiserating peeps to kvetch and natter with.

                                        1. re: linguafood
                                          breadchick Mar 27, 2014 06:57 PM

                                          Love Roz Chast. When the mag highlights her work, it's a wonderful thing.

                                          1. re: linguafood
                                            greygarious Mar 29, 2014 05:37 PM

                                            And a corollary:
                                            Caption reads "It started out with lactose, but now he's intolerant of EVERYTHING."

                                          2. Tripeler Mar 27, 2014 01:03 AM

                                            Some people consider beer to be a food...

                                            1. greygarious Mar 29, 2014 05:30 PM

                                              This was a favorite of a late friend, who always needed to depart on business trips a day early. This was because her retired husband would be underfoot, asking her to make his coffee, find him matching socks, etc., if she was trying to get on the road in time for an early flight or drive.
                                              Yet when she was gone for several days, he did fine feeding himself and taking care of their pets. She liked to say that her HUSBAND was happily married.....

                                              1. alkapal Apr 8, 2014 01:05 AM

                                                hilarious, sardonic flow chart -- should you go to trader joe's or whole foods? http://tinyurl.com/m5j3hsu

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