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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Meta-Post: Golden Ellipses!

The dirty deed (reading an entire year's worth of Mallard Fillmore) is done, and we are ready to begin voting for the 2008 Golden Ellipses.

This year's categories:
  • Worst Rhyme Scheme
  • Worst Metaphor
  • Least Helpful Asterisk
  • Least Accurate Caricature
  • Most Interminable Series or Running Theme
  • Most Disturbing Image (Mental or Visual)
  • Creativity in Cartooning (Highest Text-to-Image Ratio)
  • Creepiest Unintentional Self-Revelation
  • The Golden Flash (Most Mystifying Panel)
  • The IOKIYAR Award (for Brazenness or Hypocrisy)
  • Most Violent Assault on the English Language
  • Achievement in Oversimplification or Willful Ignorance
  • Limbaugh Award for Best Regurgitation of Talking Points
  • Ray Bolger Award for Invention in Straw Men

3 comments:

Squid Vicious said...

Good gracious, these are brilliant! I especially like the Ray Bolger award.

Anonymous said...

How about a Special Award for The Strip That Never Was? He obviously never figured out how to draw Sarah Palin.

Anonymous said...

Yay! The worst of the worst! I loved last year's!