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Secrets of New Yorker cartoons revealed!

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At the cartoonists' jamboree late Saturday night, state secrets were, unthinkably yet electrifyingly, slipped. Behold the scientific system—you're familiar, I trust, with the classic Tartaglian intuitionist theorem "one from column A, one from column B, one from column C"—by which New Yorker cartoons are designed, built, and distributed to innocent Americans and not a few more or less innocent Canadians:

New Yorker cartoon formula exposed!

Click to enlarge. I'm not sure if Bob Mankoff would actually endorse this formula, but he didn't yell fire in a crowded theater to stop it, so I think it's OK to sell to the top Russian periodicals at this point.

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