Brodner’s Cartoon du Jour: What Must They Be Thinking?

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Two weeks from tomorrow, June 7, is the opening of “Raw Nerve” at the Norman Rockwell Museum in beautiful Stockbridge, MA. God knows what America’s best-loved illustrator would say about this alien invasion. Director Laurie Norton Moffatt and curators Stephanie Plunkett and Chuck Sable may have to answer for a lot in the next life, but have been a perfect delight to work with in this one. Drawgers and non-Drawgers extremely welcome all summer (drop me an e- if you’ll be in the area that night).

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