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Cartoon Caption Contest: "There may be some lingering resentment"

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Continuing in the tradition of interviewing caption contest winners (to which I've contributed toot toot), the Des Moines Register interviews recent contest winner Tim McDaniel of Alta, Iowa, whose angry-fish caption for P.C. Vey's cartoon is genuinely, classically funny, a candidate for the "best of the New Yorker caption contest cartoons" anthology that may, for all I know, be forthcoming. Or even for a regular anthology. I approve.

The headline for Ken Fuson's story is one of the best I've seen, and fits so well into the Vey-McDaniel theme: "Iowan thinks, types, wins! And stirs jealousy."

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