by Evander Lomke on
This week, we have the three finalists among caption-writers in The New Yorker Cartoon Capton Contest. “And my hourly fee is six hundred dollars. You’re not in Kansas anymore.” “If you adopt her, please understand that she comes with a lot of baggage.” “Home–is there really no place like it? Who’d like to start?”
All come from the group-leading therapist. To remind readers, he is flanked by The Cowardly Lion and Dorothy. The Scarecrow and The Tin Man are next in the circle. Seated in the forefront, opposite the therapist, are a man and woman outside the L. Frank Baum story but nonetheless part of the group. Everyone wears a sad expression.
Which would you pick?
Which do you think readers would choose?