If you hated the the 2014 Braves, you might love the 2014 World Series. The Braves drove us to distraction and brought “termination” to Frank Wren, the general manager who built them, by swinging big, missing big and spitting the bit in September.
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12:56 p.m. — The jury that is in it’s 11th day of deliberations in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis took it’s hour-long break of lunch, still unable to agree on verdicts for any of the 13 charges against him.
Political cartoons from The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Pulitzer Prize winner
Mike Luckovich, editorial cartoonist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1995 and 2006. The 2006 award citation praised his “powerful cartoons on an array of issues, drawn with a simple but piercing style.”
Luckovich began his career at the Greenville News, then went to work for the New Orleans Times-Picayune in 1985, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He joined the AJC in 1989.
He has received several awards, including: Overseas Press Club (1990 and 1993), National Headliner Award (1992 and 2006), Robert F. Kennedy Award for cartoons (1994), Rueben Award for Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year from the National Cartoonists Society (2006), Thomas Nast Award (2006), Sigma Delta Chi Award (2006) and Scripps Howard Award (2009).
Luckovich is syndicated in 150 newspapers and occasionally appears on NPR. His cartoons are frequently reprinted in national publications including Newsweek, The New York Times, The Washington Post and Time.
He is the author of two book of cartoons. The most recent, Four More Wars was published in 2006.