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Ted Rall Quotes

Ted Rall Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Ted Rall
Type:
Cartoonist
Nationality:
American
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    Anyone should be able to read comics. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I have to say that I don't find South Park very funny. It's not the politics. I always saw it as stoner animation and it just left me cold. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie, unless I'm doing a parody. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I think Dilbert is actually a radical strip. Ted_RallTed Rall
  • 9
    I think jazz is good, but I don't enjoy it. It's not for me. Ted_RallTed Rall
  • 10
    I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I think we're the first generation to successfully integrate American society. Ted_RallTed Rall
  • 12
    I used to wake up every day and think of some way he'd slighted me. Now that I've sent this thing out into the world I hardly ever think about my Dad. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    I'm a better polemicist in prose. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    It's also easier to make fun of the dominant power structure. Frankly, the time you wanted to be a conservative humorist was the 60s. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    It's funny, because politically Spiegelman and I don't come from that different a place, but I view his approach as being intellectually dishonest. Ted_RallTed Rall
  • 18
    Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet. Ted_RallTed Rall
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    Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists. He sought me out because he was a fan. I was thinking he had confused me with someone else. Ted_RallTed Rall
  • 21
    Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well. I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes. But there's nothing like writing about it right away. Ted_Rall/21.php">Ted Rall
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    The best thing about being a cartoonist is to walk into a bar or someone's apartment and they don't know you, but they've taped one of your pieces up. Ted_Rall/22.php">Ted Rall
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    The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to $10 billion over 5 to 10 years, coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers to keep the peace throughout the country. Ted_Rall/23.php">Ted Rall
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    There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair. Ted_Rall/24.php">Ted Rall
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    Up until 1995, I still had a day job that I hated. I was still personally involved in things in the 90s. Ted_Rall/25.php">Ted Rall
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    When I put together a graphic novel, I don't think about literary prose. I think about storytelling. Ted_Rall/26.php">Ted Rall
  • 27
    When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their eyes are recessed on their head. When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression. Ted_Rall/27.php">Ted Rall