A New Caption That Works for Every New Yorker Cartoon, Cont'd

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Rob and Notes get a shout-out from Bob Mankoff, the cartoon editor at The New Yorker:

But the real props go to Frank Chimero, who came up with the simple but ingenious idea. And now it’s gone mega meta: