This cartoon is so unexpectedly funny

This fortuneteller cartoon by Gahan Wilson was published on The New Yorker Cartoons Instagram. Wilson is known for his dark sense of humor.

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Guess some of us don’t learn from our mistakes. Good to have a sense of humor about it though. Here’s to getting it right, sooner or later.

Reminds me of these funny New Yorker cartoons I included in this post about Coming Back For Love In Five Favorite Romantic Films.

The one on top is where we go to keep learning. The other at the bottom perfectly reminds me of Bill Murray waking up each morning in the brilliant little film Ground Hog Day.

Alex Gregory is astutely funny showing what social media is doing to us.

This funny cartoon tellingly depicts our obsession with the past and future while ignoring how to be in the present moment with meditation!

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3 Responses to “This cartoon is so unexpectedly funny”

  1. Daniela Ark Says:

    HA! this is co MOI! I’m very loyal to my mistakes 😉


  2. Another funny and telling cartoon about life | The Uncarved Blog Says:

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  3. Good cartoons teach us a lot if we’re willing to learn and laugh at our little foibles and neuroses | The Uncarved Blog Says:

    […] tickled my funny bone. This one by Gahan Wilson is another unexpectedly funny New Yorker cartoon—what this fortuneteller tells her client. And this other funny one tellingly depicts our obsession with the past and future, ignoring how to […]


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