Jen Sorensen Explains Her 'Ironic Great Depression' Cartoon

may 5, 2009  03:17 pm
In this weekend's Washington Post, the "Slowpoke" creator talks about how she got the idea to do a strip on how our irony-drenched culture will handle the economic downturn. Sorensen says that a number of readers tuned into a "tiny background gag" -- a billboard advertising The Grapes of Snark -- and told her they thought it was the funniest part of the strip.