Our Bad

She’s not with us. We think she’s an intern at Newsweek.

Boy, that weekend just flew by. Oof! Word of advice, don’t ever attend a journalism conference and then let some reporters from Newsweek talk you into doing shots at 9 pm during the vault competition of the Olympics. Something tells us they knew that that mean-looking American girl had already lost the gold medal before they made that bet with us…

Anyway, we apologize for those of you (most of you, clearly) who came here today looking for TDQ Tech. We were, um, a little sidetracked this weekend, and somewhat, maybe a little hung over this morning. Boy that sun is bright here in Chicago on a Monday morning.

But we learned a lot this weekend, and fully plan to put in place all the great journalistic tips we picked up. So we have that going for us, which is nice. And tip number one, have a little of the hair of the dog…

You are now informed. Go and do likewise.

“I Never Want This Interview To End:” A TDQ Q&A With Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist Mike Luckovich

Mike Luckovich: Double Pulitzer Prize Winner

Mike Luckovich keeps his friends close and his two Pulitzer prizes closer.

This week we talk to Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich. Mike draws cartoons for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and his work appears in Newsweek, Time and The Washington Post, among other publications. And while he shot down all of our cartoon ideas, he did talk with us about where he keeps his Pulitzers, the best career advice he ever got (which, thankfully he ignored) and his favorite cartoon. Here is this week’s TDQ Q&A with editorial cartoonist Mike Luckovich:

The Daily Quarterly: How did you hear about thedailyquarterly.com?  

Mike Luckovich: God told me about it in a dream.
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