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Ted Rall

American,  Cartoonist
Total Quotes : 26
Better Prose

I'm a better polemicist in prose.

- Ted Rall

Boss Step First Step

The first step to stringing the boss up from a lamppost is saying the boss is a moron.

- Ted Rall

Still Had Day Job

Up until 1995, I still had a day job that I hated. I was still personally involved in things in the 90s.

- Ted Rall

Here Standard Prose

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 Rall

Last Editorial Hatch

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 Rall

Expression Them Tilt

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

Think Storytelling Prose

When I put together a graphic novel, I don't think about literary prose. I think about storytelling.

- Ted Rall

Money Stress Most

Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most.

- Ted Rall

How Most Stories

Most people don't know how to tell stories.

- Ted Rall

Better Editorial Default

I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.

- Ted Rall

Best Being About

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

Work Doing Movie

I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie, unless I'm doing a parody.

- Ted Rall

Planet Most Anti-American

On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet.

- Ted Rall

Like Valid Perfectly

It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.

- Ted Rall

Go Before Had

If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel.

- Ted Rall

Country Hands Rebuild

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.

- Ted Rall

News Incomplete Based

When you do a cartoon based on news headlines, you do it based on incomplete information.

- Ted Rall

Think Anyone Written

I don't think anyone has written a great graphic novel.

- Ted Rall

Away Notes Very

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

Country Occupation Least

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