Tuesday, February 24, 2009
Today’s Note/Plea/Desperate Cry from the Cartoonist:
First, thank you very much to all the people who have written to the Los Angeles Times and voiced their opinions about the paper’s decision to cut Sally Forth. It has been extremely heartening for me to read such wonderful words and see how much the strip means to so many people. I truly do thank you with all my heart.
Second, I want to thank the authors of the blog Franklin Avenue for penning such a supportive and encouraging response to “L.A. Gate” (phrase patent-pending) with The Los Angeles Times’ “Sally Forth” Problem. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that they all-too-kindly (and incorrectly) refer to me as “hip,” “young” and a “comedian.”
Thank you all for your support. Please stay tuned as I try to foment an actual revolution that storms the offices of the L.A. Times demanding swift retraction or violent retribution, only for the paper to cede both pages of its comic section to The Yellow Kid.
UPDATE: And a special shout-out to a very special friend for her post Disgruntled L.A. Times Readers Will Cut You.