Here are the final questions from Scott Nickel, who has a bunch of great interviews with cartoonists on his site already.

19. How important are awards?

Some editors like to know that the content they choose has been pre-validated. If their boss complains the cartoon sucks, they can say “But it won a Magnificent Humor Quality Award!” and thus avoid responsibility for making a bad decision.

20. What’s something that nobody knows about you?

A while back, trying to make enough money to quit my job, I tried stock day trading and made $250 in only one year.

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And now I’m off to the movies with my mom. We’re going to see “Food, Inc.”